Chanel For July

One more post for today. I love Chanel. And since there isn’t a Chanel Boutique here I have way too many of their boxes. It’s so hard to throw them away. They’re meant to be used again, it feels. Recently I ordered mascara and a lip/cheek color. I love them. And, of course, being Chanel…

Darjeeling 1957

I’ve been a fan of coffee my whole life. My Norwegian grandmother gave me my first taste of coffee when I was just four years old in a watered-down version I drank out of one of her Fire King milk glass cups. They had swirls with a gold rim and she had a whole set….

Jersey Parfum

I love Chanel Jersey!!!! And tonight I finally opened my bottle of it. …That being said I still prefer the eau de toilette (from the original formulation). This parfum is lovely (as is the new eau de parfum) but it’s more of an elegant skin-scent on me than the gently enveloping first form. I do…

Favorites

I do love beautiful things. Currently, my signature “pretty things” have been the Louis Vuitton NoĆ©, Chanel No. 22, Houbigant Orangers En Fleurs (recommended to me this spring by a stunning soul and a real friend who is sadly now deceased), pink lipsticks, and aquamarines. Now, I’m also strongly considering adding one more top-handle handbag…