It’s that time of year…when holiday specials start appearing on television. As least we’re not bombarded by “star-studded” Christmas variety-shows as frequently as we were in the 1970s-80s. I recently wrote a run-down of a few of the most memorable examples of that genre. You can read it here.
Wishing you bounty and blessings on this Thanksgiving Day.
Image: William H. Bradley for The Chap Book, 1895.
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 “fragrance of the day” will be Atelier Cologne’s Sous le Toit de Paris. Are you wearing or reading anything French-inspired today?
Image: Willy Ronis, Les Amoureux de la Bastille (1957), via Christies.
Image: “Friends over on the Fourth,” illustration by John Gannam for the Brewers Foundation, 1955.