When INeKe Perfumes launched the Floral Curiosities fragrance collection, I reviewed them. And there were quite a few that I wanted to buy.
Now all five of the perfumes are available in an amazingly adorable limited edition Scent Library. You get five samples that are in a 2.5 ml sprayer. It’s housed in a vintage looking hardback book with library cards that describe each of the fragrances. These are ridiculously cute in person so I had to make a video to show you.
Ineke Gilded Lily wears like a still life to me even though it does progress and change with wear. What I mean is that it reminds me of a painting with dense, saturated colors. It’s a dark table draped in rich embroidered velvet. On the table is a gold bowl of ripe fruits, a vase of blooming lilies and a rustic candelabra.
Gilded Lily opens with tart fruits and a sulfuric grapefruit. Underneath this is a hint of chypre – moss and patchouli. The top is… Continue reading | 5 Comments
The Floral Curiosities Collection is a collaboration between INeKe perfumes and Anthropologie. I reviewed the entire collection last year. There were many in the collection that I enjoyed. This year, Sweet William has been added.
Sweet William opens with a boozy peach. And then it starts to become baked spiced peaches. It reminds me of late summer/early fall. It’s still bright and the weather is mild but you know fall is coming. You see it in the way the shadows… Continue reading | 7 Comments
I admit that I like to make gift guides for people that like buying perfumes and products in pretty packaging. I also like to make glamorous gift guides. This is my Mother’s Day 2012 Gift Guide for the mom’s of people that love to buy perfume.
1. Guerlain & Emilio Pucci Powder Brush – I couldn’t resist this limited edition summer collection by Guerlain and Pucci, two of my favorite… Continue reading | 16 Comments
Ineke Floral Curiosities is the latest collaboration between perfumer, Ineke Rühland, and lifestyle store, Anthropologie. You can find more info here. I hate to admit it, but I actually like Ineke Floral Curiosities better than the regular Ineke Alphabetical Series line up! I feel these 4 fragrances are broad and show Rühland’s range and her impeccability. This perfumer is a master of fruits and florals.
Angel’s Trumpet – Opens as a refreshing whole orange with crushed leaves. The heady white florals come in and it smells so… Continue reading | 11 Comments