Blogging about fragrance and beauty, spending time in museums, enjoying unexpected intersections of art/style/popular culture, people-watching on the subway...
Meanwhile, the DIPTYQUE boutique on Madison Avenue nears completion... final preparations...
CREED boutique on Madison Ave, NYC... still "coming soon"... it's been a while!
The latest Barneys catalog, and a vintage Vogue cover... interesting! #beauty #fashion
From today's visit to the Frederic Malle boutique on Madison Avenue... details to follow on NST!
Exhibit B: Anna Sui Mini Rouge, 2000s... in a rose-shaped compact... the original!
Exhibit A: Napoleon Perdis Lip Shine, in a rose-shaped compact, 2009... copycat!
Exhibit B: Poster for "A Walk on the Moon" (1999)
Exhibit A: Poster for "An Education" (2009)
Antique perfume bottles and cosmetics at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum... faded but beautiful.
A stunning antique soda fountain at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum!
Treats for the nose... Crazy Libellule and the Poppies visit NYC.
Isabelle Masson-Mandonnaud, the creator of Crazy Libellule and the Poppies, on a sunny fall day in NYC.
A pretty display... Crazy Libellule and the Poppies solid perfumes and candles.
Long gone... the Delettrez perfumery on 5th Ave in NYC... photo circa 1930... in book by R Stern.
Before Latisse... before mascara... there was... WINX. (advertisement from 1928)
Still one of my favorite perfume ads ever: FENDI. Beautiful, mysterious, artistic.
An ad for early solid perfumes from Molinard ... #perfume #fragrance ...
... Now you see it again... Mert & Marcus for W Magazine, 2008... hmm...
Now you see it... Paul Cavaco for Harper's Bazaar, 1994...
... A somewhat creepy disclaimer in a bus ad for "Bodies: The Exhibition"...
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