There's never been any doubt that I love a bit of glitz and glamour. When I first saw this Yves Saint Laurent Libre Eau de Parfum on screen I wanted it. It wasn't the images of the beautiful young woman in the ad (Dua Lipa the brands Global Fragrance Ambassador) or the fragrance (I didn't find… Continue reading [Ad – Affiliate Links] That YSL luxe look lured me in!
I've been asking myself whether the love for all things rose gold is about to die out anytime soon - and I'm thinking it's unlikely. I mean how stunning is this latest offering from Michael Buble? With the award-winning original By Invitation fragrance we had already been treated to something special that looked and smelled… Continue reading By Invitation Rose Gold from Michael Bublé
When I saw that the launch event for The Collection was in the Mandrake Library I began to think that perhaps there would be a twist to this launch. The library houses a collection of arts, photography, fashion, design and literature books curated specially for the hotel, featuring a selection of monographs on artists whose… Continue reading New fragrances – The Collection
GHOST Dream is a new floral oriental scent. Malaika Firth fronts the campaign to represent the feminine and independent women that will embrace this scent. Ghost have strayed from their usual design style with this bottle that captures the light in a way that is like the play of light on rippling water. Heavy glass… Continue reading New Fragrance – Ghost Dream
Over the spring and start of summer I've been trying out a few scents from brands that I wouldn't normally consider as being my thing. I like to rotate the fragrance I use each day but I've just noticed that despite there being over 20 fragrances in my summer scent collection there are a couple… Continue reading 3 Summer Fragrances You’ll Love
For my first event of 2017, I was invited to a fragrance launch with Yardley London. The event also included a session on decorating our own perfume bottle using watercolour to make our own unique design. Such a great opportunity to combine a product launch with a fun activity! We were introduced to two new… Continue reading Painting on glass with Yardley takes me back to my schooldays!
It's about this time of year that I like to swap around the fragrances I have on display. I put away the overtly summery scents and bring out the autumn/winter stash. What's exciting this time around is that I've got two new fabulous scents to add to the collection that I want to share with… Continue reading My autumn fragrance collection – new additions
A visit to a Crabtree & Evelyn store is always a delight. I first discovered how much I liked their products when I visited the Kingston store two years ago - I think it might even have been my first blogger event. This week though Crabtree opened their new store in Church Street, Kingston which… Continue reading Crabtree & Evelyn open new Kingston store
The Brand Miller Harris Perfumer was founded by Lyn Harris in 2000 having learned her art in Paris and Grasse. Whilst respecting tradition, (outwardly the stores pay homage to Dickensian London) Miller Harris strives to push the boundaries (store interiors are lit with Neon and bold prints) she creates exquisitely crafted fragrances that are at… Continue reading Miller Harris launches Vetiver Insolent
Beauty boxes - they're all over the place, aren't they? That hasn't made me try any before so what made me want to take a look at this one? First, there was the fashion connection - the box contains designer scents and cool cult brands. It was London Fashion Week this week too so I… Continue reading Fashion Meets Fragrance – Catwalk Collection Discovery Box from The Perfume Society