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Empressa by Penhaligon’s

  Empressa by Penhaligon’s She is the girl in the full-cut swimsuit and…

June 2, 2017 standard
Perfume

L’Artisan Parfumeur, Timbuktu

L’Artisan Parfumeur, Timbuktu You feel first in your heart. It swells and tightens…

March 23, 2017 standard
Local Flavor, Abroad

Le Rouet Rosé Chic at Hidden Garden, Grand Case Saint Martin

Le Rouet Rosé Chic at Hidden Garden, Grand Case Saint Martin A thousand…

January 11, 2017 standard
Wine & Cocktails

Promise Cabernet 2013

          Promise Cabernet 2013 On our wedding day you…

December 8, 2016 standard
Perfume

Hermès, Galop d’Hermès

Hermès, Galop d’Hermès Every little girl wants a pony. There is something about…

September 27, 2016 standard
Wine & Cocktails

Punt Road Chemin Chardonnay 2013 at Somm Bar

Punt Road Chemin Chardonnay 2013 at Somm Bar The sun warms her back…

September 26, 2016 standard
Perfume

Annick Goutal, Rose Pompon

Annick Goutal, Rose Pompon He loves me. He loves me not. Fifty-fifty is…

September 9, 2016 standard
Local Flavor

Sandro Fay Valtellina Superiore 2012 Valgella ‘Costa Bassa’ at Have & Meyer

Sandro Fay Valtellina Superiore 2012 Valgella ‘Costa Bassa’ at Have & Meyer  Brooklyn…

June 22, 2016 standard
Perfume

Hermes, Eau de Rhubarbe Écarlate

Hermes, Eau de Rhubarbe Écarlate She grabs a cardigan just in case. But…

April 30, 2016 standard
Local Flavor

Mondino Amaro

Mondino Amaro That first fresh burst of Friday at five, or five ‘o’clock…

April 22, 2016 standard
Wine & Cocktails

Cordero di Montezemolo Barolo Bricco Gattera 2011

Cordero di Montezemolo Barolo Bricco Gattera 2011 Look up, she says. That’s where…

April 5, 2016 standard
Perfume

Nest Dahlia & Vines

  Nest Dahlia & Vines The world awakens first in song. An urgent…

February 27, 2016 standard
Wine & Cocktails

Val da Lenda Ribeira Sacra Año 2014

Val da Lenda Ribeira Sacra Año 2014 Shut your eyes and listen to…

February 15, 2016 standard
Wine & Cocktails

Angélica Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon Alta

  Angélica Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon Alta Flushed with heat and shivering still, they’ve…

February 6, 2016 standard
Perfume

ALTAIA Don’t Cry For Me

ALTAIA Don’t Cry For Me Her eyes are closed but sleep won’t come….

January 26, 2016 standard
Wine & Cocktails

Cava de Oro, TEQUILA AÑEJO

 Cava de Oro, TEQUILA AÑEJO What do the gentlemen in slim-fitting suits order…

January 3, 2016 standard
Wine & Cocktails

Tenuta Le Quinte ‘Virtù Romane’ – Montecompatri Superiore DOC 2014

Tenuta Le Quinte ‘Virtù Romane’  – Montecompatri Superiore DOC 2014 Morning in Montecompatri….

December 10, 2015 standard
Perfume

Richard Lüscher Britos, 46°N 08°E

Richard Lüscher Britos, 46°N 08°E Valais beckons in the quietest way. You find your…

December 1, 2015 standard
Perfume

Raymond Matts Aura de Parfum, Pashay

Raymond Matts Aura de Parfum, Pashay For all of those times you wished…

November 23, 2015 standard
Perfume

Sospiro Perfume, Classica

Sospiro Perfume, Classica The first mistake is closing your eyes. Some places exist…

November 9, 2015 standard
Perfume

Ramon Monegal, Voramar

Ramon Monegal, Voramar The moment he saw her the world began to make…

November 2, 2015 standard
Local Flavor

Pairing the Players: An Aromatic Imagining of NYCFC

It’s been a pleasure to share an inaugural year with the New York…

October 24, 2015 standard
Perfume

Frazer Parfum, After The Rains

  Frazer Parfum, After the Rains She’d been carrying clouds around for months,…

October 21, 2015 standard
Local Flavor

Street Scents with Barb Ehlers

It wasn’t easy, but somewhere between climbing towers, training for the NYC Marathon,…

October 9, 2015 standard
Perfume

Deco London, Millicent

Deco London, Millicent She is the girl whose socks are trimmed in lace…

October 6, 2015 standard
Perfume

Arquiste Parfumeur, Nanban

Arquiste Parfumeur, Nanban When the sky meets the sea in the heart of…

October 3, 2015 standard
Perfume

Ex Idolo Perfumes, Ryder

  Ex Idolo Perfumes, Ryder Everyone is checking the time. He glimpses the…

September 26, 2015 standard
Perfume

Junaid Alam Perfumes, Moattar Dhahab

Junaid Alam Perfumes, Moattar Dhahab He would have followed her halfway around the…

September 21, 2015 standard
Perfume

Roja Parfums, Risque (Creation-R)

Roja Parfums, Risque (Creation-R) She left two half moons of red on the…

September 11, 2015 standard
Street Scents

Street Scents with Lara Land

Today we’re back in the hood with our neighbor and new friend, Lara…

September 8, 2015 standard
Street Scents

Street Scents with Carlos J Powell AKA Brooklyn Fragrance Lover

This week we caught up with veritable Renaissance man and native New Yorker, Carlos J…

August 30, 2015 standard
Perfume

Jardins D’ecrivains, Junky

Jardins D’ecrivains, Junky A breeze on the backs of your shoulders is all…

August 27, 2015 standard
Scent Stories

‘Waiting to Inhale’, The American Magazine

She watched him stride down the block, smiling. He walked to a smooth…

August 24, 2015 standard
Local Flavor

Street Scents with Corliss Elizabeth Williams

  Name: Corliss Elizabeth Williams Title: Owner, Buyer, and Stylist of the The…

August 14, 2015 standard
Street Scents

Street Scents with Queen Esther, Vocalist-Songwriter

It’s hard to stand still when Queen Esther takes the stage, but we…

August 10, 2015 standard
Perfume

Tom Daxon, Resin Sacra

Tom Daxon, Resin Sacra Hey little girl. You know where the coolest spot…

August 6, 2015 standard
Home Fragrance

Jonathan Adler Grapefruit Candle Special Edition for Soul Cycle

Jonathan Adler Grapefruit Candle Special Edition for Soul Cycle Snap flicker pop went…

July 31, 2015 standard
Perfume

Bond No. 9, Queens

  Bond No. 9, Queens When the city blurs to grey and the…

July 21, 2015 standard
Perfume

Raw Spirit, Bijou Vert Eau de Parfum

Raw Spirit, Bijou Vert Eau de Parfum She’d never seen water like that…

July 14, 2015 standard
Uncategorized

Calypso St. Barth, Figue

 Christiane Celle, Calypso Figue She spent the first day away completely cloaked in…

July 8, 2015 standard
Perfume

Antica Farmacista, Orange Blossom, Lilac and Jasmine

Antica Farmacista, Orange Blossom, Lilac and Jasmine They awoke all smiles and picked…

June 30, 2015 standard
Perfume

Biehl Parfumkunstwerke, Pc01

Biehl Parfumkunstwerke, Pc01 Remember those first days of summer? Before the laze and…

June 23, 2015 standard
Perfume

Byredo, Seven Veils

Byredo, Seven Veils She’s just a girl and never meant to hurt anyone….

June 17, 2015 standard
Perfume

Montale, Intense Cafe Eau de Parfum

Montale, Intense Cafe Eau de Parfum Few scents are so simultaneously stimulating and…

June 16, 2015 standard
Perfume

Grossmith, Phul-Nana Eau De Parfum

featured image by Bonita Suraputra Grossmith, Phul-Nana Eau De Parfum Lovely ladies layered…

June 11, 2015 standard
Perfume

Helmut Lang, Cuiron

Helmut Lang, Cuiron She came back to him in whiffs, at first on…

June 8, 2015 standard
Local Flavor

Santa Barbara Verdicchio ‘Le Vaglie’ By the Glass at Bread & Tulips

    Santa Barbara Verdicchio ‘Le Vaglie’ at Bread & Tulips Their shoulders…

June 4, 2015 standard
Perfume

Dame Perfumery, Black Flower Mexican Vanilla

 Dame Perfumery, Black Flower Mexican Vanilla Pure and deep was their love. At…

June 1, 2015 standard
Perfume

Le Labo, City Exclusives Benjoin 19 (MOSCOW)

LE LABO,CITY EXCLUSIVES BENJOIN 19 Dark and dangerous and a million miles away,…

May 26, 2015 standard
  • Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner
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For the Hair and Body

Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner

Mermaid Collection, Mermaid N.1 Perfume, Shampoo and Conditioner She slides her snug wet suit low…

May 21, 2015 gallery
Perfume

Christian Dior, Hypnotic Poison

    Christian Dior, Hypnotic Poison All ruffles, satin, and lace, this was…

May 18, 2015 standard
Perfume

James & Co, Seven

  James & Co, Seven Red steam streams out from under the door…

May 14, 2015 standard
Perfume

Au Pays de la Fleur D’Oranger, Lavande Ombrée

  Au Pays de la Fleur D’Oranger, Lavande Ombrée The wind rustled lengths…

May 11, 2015 standard
Perfume

Bond No.9 New York, Park Avenue South

  Bond No.9 New York, Park Avenue South Polished as the clean clasp…

May 7, 2015 standard
Perfume

Elisire, Ambre Nomade

Elisire, Ambre Nomade She was his midnight oasis – any time really.  There…

May 4, 2015 standard
Local Flavor

Tasting Müller Thurgau at Runner and Stone

            Kaltern Caldaro Muller-Thurgau DOC, 2013 It was…

April 30, 2015 standard
Perfume

Yosh, Omniscent 0.96

  Yosh, Omniscent 0.96 No matter what anyone said about going blind or…

April 27, 2015 standard
Perfume

Bella Freud, Ginsberg is God

Bella Freud, Ginsberg is God It rained early this morning. The last drops…

April 24, 2015 standard
Perfume

The Beautiful Mind Series, Precision & Grace

  The Beautiful Mind Series, Precision & Grace Tulle flutters against her calves….

April 20, 2015 standard
Perfume

The Vagabond Prince, Enchanted Forest

  The Vagabond Prince, Enchanted Forest At first innocent as purple-popsicle lips and…

April 16, 2015 standard
Perfume

Clive Christian, V for Men

    Clive Christian, V for Men Enter the woodsman, clad in Armani,…

April 13, 2015 standard
Perfume

Penhaligon’s, Juniper Sling

Penhaligon’s, Juniper Sling They arrived with their trunks and their servants, starched whites,…

April 9, 2015 standard
Home Fragrance

Chateau Marmont Signature Candle “Alessandra”

 Chateau Marmont Signature Candle “Alessandra” “If you must get in trouble, do it…

April 6, 2015 standard
Perfume

L’Artisan Parfumeur, Nuit de Tubereuse

   L’Artisan Parfumeur, Nuit de Tubereuse One unforgettable night from  sparkling start to…

April 3, 2015 standard
Perfume

Euphorium Brooklyn, WALD

Euphorium Brooklyn, WALD If you are very very quiet you can hear it….

March 30, 2015 standard
Perfume

Ann Gerard, Cuir de Nacre

    Ann Gerard, Cuir de Nacre She sits in still life against…

March 30, 2015 standard
Perfume

D.S. & Durga, Boston Ivy

D.S. & Durga, Boston Ivy September. Summer is ending but their clothes and…

March 27, 2015 standard
Perfume

Heeley, Hippie Rose

  Heeley, Hippie Rose The face in the mirror smiled wide.  Her eyes…

March 25, 2015 standard
Perfume

Frederic Malle, Carnal Flower

  Frederic Malle, Carnal Flower She brushes past you on a summer night…

March 23, 2015 standard
Perfume

Le Labo, Iris 39

Le Labo, Iris 39 She crosses Park Avenue against the light. Punctuality, her…

March 20, 2015 standard
Perfume

S-Perfume, 1499

S-Perfume, 1499 That moment when marble melts.  Unmistakably cool, she is armored with…

March 18, 2015 standard
Home Fragrance

Antica Farmacista, Ala Moana Home Ambiance Reed Diffuser

 Antica Farmacista, Ala Moana Home Ambiance Reed Diffuser It wasn’t so much the…

March 16, 2015 standard
Perfume

Escentric Molecules Fragrances, Molecule 01

  Escentric Molecules, Molecule 01 A tree falling in the forest. Anticipation encapsulated. The…

March 13, 2015 standard
Perfume

Atelier Cologne, Bois Blonds

     Atelier Cologne, Bois Blonds Warmth and freshness. Thrust open the door…

March 11, 2015 standard
Perfume

Byredo Parfums, Inflorescence

Byredo Perfums, Inflorescence Maggie clutched her bouquet of fresh-cut wild flowers, bound with…

March 9, 2015 standard
Local Flavor

Negrette at Lafayette

  Domaine Le Roc ‘La Folle Noire D’Ambat’ 2012, Lafayette Restaurant, NYC A…

March 9, 2015 standard
Perfume

Ex Idolo Perfumes, Thirty-Three

  Ex Idolo, Thirty-Three As much the end of things as it is…

March 6, 2015 standard
Perfume

By Kilian, Good Girl Gone Bad

  By Kilian, Good Girl Gone Bad She eases herself from the scrum…

March 4, 2015 standard
Perfume

Neela Vermeire Creations, Ashoka

Neela Vermeire Créations, Ashoka Sometimes it happens in a dim room surrounded by…

March 2, 2015 standard
Perfume

Jo Malone London, Black Cedarwood & Juniper Cologne

Jo Malone London, Black Cedarwood & Juniper Cologne Claire’s been caught in the…

February 27, 2015 standard
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Local Flavor

Euphorium Brooklyn, CILICE

   Euphorium Brooklyn, CILICE The first rays fall in stripes across her bare…

February 25, 2015 standard
Perfume

Charenton Macerations, Christopher Street

 Charenton Macerations- Christopher Street Last call was 4 am but you stayed longer….

February 25, 2015 standard
Perfume

Etat Libre D’Orange, Jasmin et Cigarette

Etat Libre D’Orange, Jasmin e Cigarette He stared into his coffee and inhaled…

February 22, 2015 standard
Local Flavor, Abroad

Café La Plage Cocktail, Isla Verde, San Juan, PR

Cafê la Plage House Cocktail, Isla Verde, San Juan, Puerto Rico Having watched…

February 19, 2015 standard
Perfume

Eau d’Italie

    Eau d’Italie Sun-warmed terracotta underfoot. Rumpled hotel sheets. Incense from the…

February 18, 2015 standard
Perfume

Versace, The Dreamer

Versace, The Dreamer Warmth and freshness all at once. Incomprehensible and exotic. Alluring…

February 18, 2015 standard
Perfume

Tauer Parfumes, NO.2 L’AIR DU DESERT MAROCAIN

     Tauer,  No. 2 L’Air Du Desert Marocain It’s not even noon…

February 18, 2015 standard
Home Fragrance

NezBar Loves Juliette Longuet and Diptyque Paris, Eau Plurielle

   Juliette Longuet and Diptyque Paris, Eau Plurielle She looks at her watch…

February 18, 2015 standard
Local Flavor

Castello di Torre in Pietra, Roma DOC 2013

Castello di Torre in Pietra, Roma DOC 2013 Once they’d driven enough miles…

February 18, 2015 standard
Perfume

Bottega Veneta

  Bottega Veneta Eau de Parfum Still warm under her trench coat, she…

February 11, 2015 standard