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the smell of winter

Lets face it, winter’s here. The sooner we embrace it the sooner it’ll be on its way again. And because Scent is the strongest sense tied to memory,  I like to prepare for its arrival by picking up a few new scents that help recall my favorite parts of the season. For me those are the […]

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Rimowa’s Renaissance

Since its landmark acquisition by LVMH in 2016, Rimowa has emerged the luggage maker of choice for a distinct group of fashion forward globetrotters. What began in 1898 as a family owned enterprise in Cologne, Germany, has today become a symbol of cultural adeptness and an appreciation for the sort of quality originally pioneered by […]

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Spring is in the air, and it smells like…

Aside from dressing for the warmer weather changing up colognes in another way I mark the official switch from winter to spring. With the dark days of musk and leather now firmly behind us, it’s time to make room for lighter notes like fig, jasmine and sandalwood in the lineup. To say that scent is […]

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the Parisian home 

Because there’s no place like home, I decided to showcase a Parisian style abode while traveling abroad. Our friend Mark, graciously hosted us in his breathtaking apartment in the trendy 10th arrondissement of Paris’ Rive Droite. The sprawling two bedroom, two bathroom residence occupies 1500 square feet of a corner Haussmannian apartment building and overlooks […]

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