Every year Diptyque releases a collection of limited edition candles for the holidays. It’s usually a trio of scents. This year the one that calls out to me is Hiver (Winter), “a breath of smoky woods and roast chestnuts, enveloped in precious balms.”
The glass containers are designed by the artist collective Qubo Gas.
Hard to resist, no?
My latest post on Now Smell This is a review of LUSH’s limited edition So White Shower Gel and Yog Nog Soap. You can read it here.
I really enjoyed writer-comedian-actor Annabelle Gurwitch’s short essay about free samples, “The Treasure in a Small Package,” as published in The New York Times over the weekend. You can read it here.
“You’d think I had asked for a swatch from the Shroud of Turin. That’s how my request for a free sample of La Prairie went over with the sales associate at the Bloomingdale’s cosmetic counter…”
Image: Catherine Keener and Jennifer Aniston in “Friends with Money.”
According to WordPress, this is my 500th post on Tinsel Creation…. and I still can’t decide on just one topic for my blogging. I hope you’ve enjoyed all my thoughts on perfumes, lipsticks, art, books, and NYC oddities over the past two-and-a-half years. I’ll continue to wear several hats (ha!), and I hope that you’ll keep reading.
My latest post on Now Smell This is a review of the recently re-launched perfume Fleur09. You can read it here.