Posts tagged ‘perfume’

July 5, 2013

A Perfume for a Little Princess

Vaara Penhaligons

Quintessential British heritage brand, Penhaligon’s, is launching a new Eau de Parfum on Monday called Vaara, inspired by the Royal House of Marwar-Jodphur in Rajasthan. The scent came about after His Highness Maharaja Gaj Singh II desired a scent to commemorate the birth of his granddaughter, Vaara (as one does).

Vaara Penhaligons 2

Created by Master Perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour

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March 20, 2013

You Smell Great!

gio di Giorgio Armani

My most favourite perfume in the whole wide world is Gio di Giorgio Armani.  Every single time I wear it and without exception men and women comment how amazing I smell and ask what the perfume is.  The awful thing is that it is actually discontinued!! Can you believe it?

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March 5, 2013

Yummy Mummy

fortnums rosie lee with fortnums bone china mug

 

 

 

Rosie Lee miniature roses spray presented in a Fortnum & Mason fine bone china mug, £45

This Sunday is Mother’s Day in Britain.  My mother’s experience of the special Sunday has evolved from breakfast trays of soggy cereal and cold eggs served when my sister and I were little to a rather more tasty and charming affair now that we’re older.  If you’re stuck for ideas here are a few that might help:

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November 9, 2012

Brad Pitt Acts Like Brad Pitt: Fails

Life is easy when you’re good looking.  I remember when Brad Pitt first stumbled on to our screens in that Levi’s ad and my jaw dropped.  So why couldn’t he act himself in the Chanel No 5 advert?  Wooden at best, his performance is cringing and his goat beard makes me feel itchy.

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September 15, 2011

Scent Of A (Dead) Woman

Ah, the seduction of the scent of a woman… last week I spent hours in Selfridges pouring over perfumes as I searched for the perfect one as a gift for my sister’s birthday.  I sniffed so many bottles that I temporarily lost my sense of smell!  I finally settled for an absolutely delicious Jo Malone scent that my sister LOVED.

However, I was quite amused by the advertising campaign

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