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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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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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farewell Colette

origin: paris, 1997, Colette Rousseau and daughter Sarah Andelman I first discovered Colette while studying at the Paris Sorbonne in 2012 and have since made it a regular destination every time I’m back in the city. Whether for their coffee table books, limited edition gadgets or exclusive collaborations I always love stopping by to see what’s new […]

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