You Must Remember This: Liz <3 Monty

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At the moment I am listening to the Liz ❤ Monty podcast for the third time on You Must Remember This.

Photo courtesy of You Must Remember This

Photo courtesy of You Must Remember This

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Frédéric Malle Editions de Parfums #neverforget

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Photo courtesy of Les Senteurs

Photo courtesy of Les Senteurs

When I first heard the news that Estée Lauder had purchased Frédéric Malle’s Editions de Parfums my first reaction was to go outside wave a lit candle in the air followed by releasing 21 white doves into the sky each marinated in a perfume from the Editions de Parfums line.

And the sky was redolent with the fragrances of Angeliques sous la Pluie, En Passant, and Lys Mediterranee

And the sky was redolent with the fragrances of Angeliques sous la Pluie, En Passant, and Lys Mediterranee.

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Marie Antoinette’s Olfactory Legacy

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It may be somewhat telling that on 1st November 1755, one day prior to her birth, an earthquake, which today is estimated as having been somewhere in the range of magnitude 8.5 – 9, known as the Great Lisbon Earthquake struck Portugal causing massive devastation and sending shock-waves throughout Europe which were felt as far as Finland and North Africa.

Way to make an entrance, girl.

Marie Antoinette by Christine Comyn

Marie Antoinette by Christine Comyn

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