Cinnabar (Repost)

Cinnamon.  Cinnamon sticks, cinnamon in my decaf latte, and Good Earth tea.  Cinnamon is such a warm, inviting and perfect spice for Autumn. Cinnabar, by Estée Lauder from 1978, has a lot of spicy warmth, with an emphasis on the cinnamon.  I enjoyed wearing my vintage bottle with a floral print blouse, skinny jeans fromContinue reading “Cinnabar (Repost)”

Emeraude (Repost)

In French, émeraude means emerald. I love emeralds. Emerald cut diamonds are gorgeous, and emerald cut emeralds are just beyond… Emerald, or Emeraude is the perfect name for the classic fragrance, created in 1921, by Coty.  It’s a very Art Deco fragrance, with citrus top notes and basenotes of benzoin and opoponax.  And, similarly to theContinue reading “Emeraude (Repost)”

Hové Parfumeur (Repost)

I’ve never been to New Orleans, Louisiana, but someday I want to visit and stop by Hové Parfumeur in the French Quarter at 434 Chartres St..  Hové Parfumeur was originally located at 529 Royal Street when it was started in 1931 by Mrs. Alvin Hovey-King, the wife of a retired Navy Commander.  She had spentContinue reading “Hové Parfumeur (Repost)”