When the Essential perfumes brand appeared on the scene and one of the scents had two of my favorite ingredients (orange and sandalwood) in the name, it was immediately clear to me that at least I would have to try it. Thanks to a friend, this fragrance made my summer more pleasant and I was very delighted when perfumery Le Parfums Le Chic stocked it and provided me with samples to try out the entire collection.
“I can testify that the Russians about other Slavs do not think fraternally, but dishonestly and selfishly (…)These gentlemen start to say and write Slavic everywhere instead of Russian so that instead of Slavic they can also say Russian. ”(Karel Havlíček Borovský (bohemian writer, journalist and politician), circa 1848).
So now I risk being a cultural barbarian when I throw Japanese and Chinese poetry in one bag, regardless of period, style, everything in one pile, but I have to.
This year’s pandemic shook various markets, including the perfume one. People have less money and therefore spend less on luxury, and also on perfumes, as they sit at home most of the time. But like any viable industry, the perfume industry quickly found its way. On the one hand, the boom in home perfumes (did I mentioned that people sit at home?), on the other hand, a number of perfume by-products, such as body sprays, hair sprays and, among other things, a huge boom in tiny packages.
This is some mysterious brand. Out of nowhere, suddenly it’s here and we are glad it is.
But curiosity led me at least to try to find out anything about it, even though it’s not that simple. It looks like that they decided to represent themselves quite strictly with the scents themselves and not with some stories around them, which is nice, just it is not so easy to write about it. So …
In the mystery story Cat among the Pigeons by Agatha Christie, the famous Monsieur Poirot righly snibs a young detective that he didn’t pay enough attention to the knees of high school girls he was deployed, and thus overlooked that the adolescence looking young lady was already an adult actress. … (and I do not disclose more) …
Meo Fusciuni (real name Giuseppe Imprezzabile) seems to be a rather spiritually-based man, a versatile artist with a love of travel.
Many of his previous creations already have referred to various travels (1# nota di viaggio – rites de passage, 2# nota di viaggio – shukran, 3#nota di viaggio – ciavuru d’amuri…).
The scent of Varanasi was supposed to be (and I hope it will be) an introduction to another travel trilogy, this time called “Timeless Trilogy”.Continue reading “Varanasi or Waters of Ganges”
When Arthur Ponroy said in one interview that he and Marie Kellou started a new brand of perfumes because they simply couldn’t find a perfume that would suit them, I had to smile when I imagined the amount of perfumes on the market.Continue reading “Maison Matine”
Fantômas is one of the first French comics (the first was published in 1911), whose main character is the elusive criminal Fantômas. He received many film adaptations, perhaps the best known in our country is the trilogy from the 1960s with Jean Marais in the lead role and Louis de Funès in the role of Commissioner Paul Juve.Continue reading “Fantômas and The Nose”