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Mon 09.17

Tom Ford Noir

A few months ago Tom Ford gave a talk at the 92Y with Fern Mallis, it was there that he revealed that he would be launching a new men’s fragrance in the fall (it has been seven years since he launched his first!). He said it was his favorite and most personal to date…needless to … Continue reading Tom Ford Noir

Wed 05.30

Serge Normant Avah Eau de Parfum for Hair AND Body

Celebrity hairdresser Serge Normant just released a fragrance for hair and body. I never really thought of spraying a fragrance in my hair because between my shampoo/conditioner and styling products I’m usually pretty happy with how it smells, but I’m all for double-duty products so I was curious to see what Serge’s fragrance smelled like. … Continue reading Serge Normant Avah Eau de Parfum for Hair AND Body

Wed 05.23

Tom Ford’s Favorite Scent: Tobacco Vanille Eau de Parfum

The other week I made my way to the 92Y where Tom Ford was being interviewed by Fern Mallis. If one thing is for absolute sure it’s that Ford certainly doesn’t disappoint…I’ve never seen a more immaculate man in my life! Better yet, he’s actually funny (often adorably so…). I picked up a number of … Continue reading Tom Ford’s Favorite Scent: Tobacco Vanille Eau de Parfum

Mon 05.21

Bond No. 9 Chez Bond

There’s nothing like warm weather to make you want to shop! And that’s exactly how I ended up adding Chez Bond ($160-$230), to my fragrance collection. It was so beautiful last weekend in NYC that I ended-up spending my Sunday afternoon strolling alongside Madison Avenue and on a whim popped into Bond No. 9. The … Continue reading Bond No. 9 Chez Bond

Mon 10.03

Arquiste Parfumeur

A few weeks ago I went to a breakfast at Barneys New York on Madison to preview some of their new launches for Fall. The one that stood-out far and away as the most memorable was Arquiste, a new line of fragrances exclusive to Barneys, developed by architect Carlos Huber ($165-$175). The premise of the … Continue reading Arquiste Parfumeur

Tue 07.19
Malin+Goetz Rum Tonic

Malin+Goetz Rum Tonic

Though it’s not formulated with pineapple or coconut, Malin+Goetz’s Rum Tonic ($48) smells like a piña colada in a bottle and I mean that in the best, not-overly-sweet, possible way! It’s refreshing, invigorating, made me smile when I spritzed it on myself, and it’s perfect for summer.

Wed 07.13

L’Occitane Introduces Limited Edition Sun Verbena

Even though my favorite L’Occitane products are their Amande ones, the Verbena ones are perennial bestsellers so it’s fitting that they just introduced some new, limited edition, verbena-infused products for summer. What makes the launches particularly notable is that they were all designed with sun-exposed skin in mind and all are made with organic verbena … Continue reading L’Occitane Introduces Limited Edition Sun Verbena

Mon 05.09

Le Labo Launches New scent, Santal 33

Fabrice Penot and Simon Doonan in the Le Labo section of Barneys New York A few days ago I stopped by Barneys New York for the launch of Le Labo‘s latest scent, Santal 33. I first heard about Le Labo about a year ago when Gwyneth Paltrow wrote about their candles in her GOOP Newsletter … Continue reading Le Labo Launches New scent, Santal 33

Tue 04.05

Hermes Launches Un Jardin Sur Le Toit

Proof that only good things can come from stepping foot inside Hermes, I was at their Fifth Avenue men’s store here in NYC, waiting for the elevator since I was lugging around a 2.5kg Jo Malone candle (bought earlier in the day to perk up my mother!), when I caught a whiff of a vegetal, … Continue reading Hermes Launches Un Jardin Sur Le Toit