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)”

Cabotine de Grès (Repost)

Last night my husband and I finally watched “To Have and Have Not” together. It was just as splendid and unearthly as I remember… I say unearthly because when I watch it I feel like I’m being towed back in time.  Perhaps if I had watched it when it was in the theater it wouldContinue reading “Cabotine de Grès (Repost)”