Chef’s Essences

October 10, 2012
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For the chef or mixologist give a little bottle full of flavour. Chef’s Essences are naturally distilled oil essences are used to flavour and enhance aromas of food and cocktails developed by a natural perfumer. Available in Sweet Basil, Black Pepper, Fresh Ginger, Asian Lemon, and Warm Nutmeg flavours at Williams-Sonoma. Chef’s Essences, $24-$29.00 CAD [...]

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Style Collective – Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 12, 2011
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Some great Valentine’s Day gift finds from the smart and stylish editors of the Style Collective! I want – I got The DaLish Cosmetics and Jessica Jensen collaboration is the perfect make up duo.  Choose from 5 limited edition kits including a selection of DaLish Cosmetics and an pink embossed ostrich leather cosmetic bag. Look [...]

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Lush Orange Blossom Perfume

February 4, 2011
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The gals at BeautyGeeks recommend perfume as a room spray (how divine), and say this smells like “riot of blossoms and neroli that conjures summer.” Yes please! Give some of this springy-scented perfume to the fragrance queen. Lush Orange Blossom Perfume, $15,95 for 9ml. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Pure + Simple Holiday Beauty Kits Pillow [...]

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Aromachology Fragrance

September 25, 2009
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Perfume can tell you a lot about a person, and how better to give the perfect scent than to have it created especially for them. Introducing, Aromachology, a new perfume company that blends scent with personality to create a custom fragrance. You start by completing a 10 question ‘Scent Profile’ that places you (or the [...]

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Kiehl’s Original Musk Oil

February 13, 2009

This sultry scent has a secretive history. The Original Musk Oil was developed during the 1920s at the Kiehl’s apothecary in New York’s East Greenwich Village, but was considered too “sensuous” for the times, so was stowed away. In 1958, during store renovations, a large vessel labeled “LOVE OIL” was found and re-introduced to the [...]

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India Hicks Island Night

January 2, 2009

The rich, musky smell of India Hicks’ Island Night will transport fragrance lover right to the tropics. Daughter of famed interior decorator David Hicks and Lady Pamela Hicks, second-cousin to Prince Charles, successful model in the 80′s, and current resident on a small Island in the Bahamas, India Hicks knows a thing or two about [...]

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Roger & Gallet Soap Sets

December 3, 2008

It’s hard to decide what I love most about these adorable little soap sets from Parisian fragrance company Roget & Gallet. First, the scents are just phenominal. It was hard to choose my favourite of the two bundles – Fresh (Ginger, Green Tea, Blue Lotus, Citron) or Gentle (Vanilla, Bamboo, Rose, Shiso) – Fresh seems [...]

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