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June 4, 2010 | Chanel No. 22

Odd that it’s taken me this long to get around to reviewing a Chanel fragrance, because my past is cluttered with them.  The late-teen obsession with Cristalle.  That so-sophisticated No. 19 phase in my twenties (well I thought so, at the time), when I ate at La Brasserie in South Ken every night for about [...]

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June 2, 2010 | Lipstick Rose

On The Scent Critic’s rather crowded dressing table, there are some bottles that languish save for an occasional spritzing, and others that are well-worn – and well-loved.  Lipstick Rose most definitely falls into the second category:  a fragrance that I didn’t have ‘launched’ at me at some glitzy party, but purchased on a we-are-not-worthy pilgrimage [...]

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May 12, 2010 | Donna Karan Iris

Iris is having its fragrant moment in the sun. Think: Acqua di Parma Iris Nobile. Or Prada’s version. Frederic Malle’s Iris Poudre. There are veritable fields of iris in Chanel’s 28 La Pausa, too, within their Les Exclusifs collection. But this offering from Donna Karan – her upmarket scent [...]

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May 11, 2010 | Martin Margiela (Untitled)

Green.  It’s everywhere.  On the trees.  (Anyone else think that unfurling leaves make them look like they’re wearing lime green Agent Provocateur undies on their lithe bodies?)  In (hung) Parliament:  Caroline Lucas just took Brighton.  And – appropriately – there is a distinctly green mood in fragrance, with Martin Margiela Untitled leading the swing away [...]

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