When I’m walking through the streets around Times Square, I tend to keep moving as quickly as I can, while focusing on my destination rather than my actual surroundings. If you’ve been anywhere near Times Square over the past decade or two, you’ll understand.
One afternoon, however, I was forced to wait for a traffic light to change, and as I stood on the corner of Broadway and 46th Street, I did something that New Yorkers often forget to do: I looked up.
Posted in NYC
Tagged architecture, nyc
Reading: I just started E. L. Doctorow’s Homer & Langley, which I’ve been wanting to read since it was published. (I recently found a used copy at a library book sale.)
Audio: “Period Piece,” the first single from Lloyd Cole’s forthcoming album Standards.
Beauty Products: I’m going through a Lipstick Queen renaissance—everything from new release Hello Sailor to my can’t-miss favorite Saint Rose.
My latest post on Now Smell This is a fragrance review of Jo Malone Rose Water & Vanilla. You can read it here.
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Posted in Blogging
The French fragrance house of Houbigant seems to have turned to the history of art even more than other houses of the mid-twentieth century. I’ve already written three posts about advertisements for Houbigant’s Chantilly. This ad is a general promotion for the brand, rather than any specific fragrance, and it illustrates the idea of “the Eternal Feminine” with a work of classical sculpture.