Fragrances are such a personal thing. I love historic perfume houses. I got a chance to know Clive Christian through work, and it was love at first smell.
Pictured on the left is the travel size of Clive Christian's 1872 for women. Dated from Queen Victoria, the brand's triple extraction method creates a heady fragrance that is absolutely unique and long-lasting. When I have a big day ahead, a spritz of 1872 really makes me feel ready for it.
Caron is another time-honoured perfume house. Even though the French see it as a bit of an old-fashioned brand, I like it anyway. Mum got me Aimez-moi. The candied scent makes me feel cuddled!
Nordstrom's started carrying these brands a couple of years ago, I believe...?
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