I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Today, I’m delighted to share with you a very lovely range of home fragrances, from a company called Illumens. I was recently sent a sample of their floral-inspired Fleurs d’Eglise candle and, oh my, the fragrance is just wonderful! It features roses, jasmine, lilac and tuberose…and it’s the latter ‘ingredient’ that really, for me, makes the scent so special. Illumens have four collections, which include candles and diffusers. Fleurs d’Eglise is in their Abbaye range. … Read more
Launch of a new fragrance at Anthropologie to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show
I hope you had a lovely weekend…
Today sees the start of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London and it’s Press Day. I’ll be there, taking lots of photos. And I’ll be sharing them with you this week.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the show, Anthropologie has brought L.A. based perfumier, Royal Apothic to London.
In their King’s Road store, the gallery has been transformed into a Victorian era apothecary, filled with Royal Apothic’s range of products.
The perfumier has designed a bespoke fragrance for Anthropologie, especially to mark the centenary of the show, called Antiquarius Petals.… Read more
If you live in London or will be visiting this weekend, I thought you may like to know about a special flower stall which Chanel will have outside their beauty boutique in Covent Garden Piazza, from today until Sunday.
It’s a special fragrance discovery flower stall, dedicated to the blooms that they use in their fragrances.
It’s not a functioning flower stall as such. But you’ll be able to learn about which blooms Chanel include in their signature scents…jasmine, may rose (Rose de Mai), iris, tuberose and patchouli.… Read more
I hope you had a lovely weekend. You may remember that last year I featured poinsettias and talked about them being a bit of a Marmite plant? Well, I feel that white Oriental lilies as shown in today’s post, sometimes also fall into this category.
People either tend to adore their intense fragrance or really can’t abide it. I remember when I worked for a florist in London that some businesses who had weekly contract flowers for their reception areas, specifically asked for scented lilies not to be included. … Read more