DS & Durga Atelier Dore

Studio Visit / D.S.&Durga

We all know smoking kills, but thank god we were all young, naive, and thought we were invincible so we took repetitive smoke breaks outside of bars in the wee hours of the morning. I say...

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Very Rare

Very Rare

My trip to Japan was a real dream come true…

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Small Packages

Good things do come in small packages. Like these fragrances, which all have beautiful scents...

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Original Oils!

I could seriously nerd out all day and night over natural remedies and organic beauty. Erik makes...

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Solid Ground

I’ve become the cheerleader for solid perfumes.* (Niche, I know, but someone has to do it.)...

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In Paris, I’m always charmed by the history, which is just everywhere.  And you feel it even...

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Filles en Fleur

We’ve talked about fragrances many times on the blog, but we’ve never really looked at...

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Scent Times Two

Fragrance is very personal.  Scents have the ability to stir powerful memories (good and bad, ha)...

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Hermès, NY

The news of Hermès opening its first parfumerie here in NY has had us thinking… So, first,...

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Scent Zone

If you have a sensitive nose, you might relate.

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Now You Know It’s Mine

I’m in love with my new fragrance. I now live in perpetual fear that I’ll be that person...

6 years ago by

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Do you believe in chakras? It’s not for everyone, but it’s cool to think of these energy...

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Parfum Pour Cheveux

Long hair, don’t care. Ok, so that might be true for some things, but one thing that’s...

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An Anja Original

It’s no secret that we’re fans of Anja.

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Pillow Talk!

If there’s anyone who can advise on how to scent my pillow, it’s Diana Vreeland.

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Masculine ou Féminine

I’ve never been ultra femme when it comes to perfumes.

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At Buly

When we were in Paris, we went to take a look at Buly, the sublime boutique created by Ramdane...

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