The daily lemming

The daily lemming

No, it’s not perfume, but I’ll take a Year of the Dragon Hat Box from La Maison du Chocolat anyway: “Celebrate the 2024 Year of the Dragon with the finest chocolate. For this Lunar year we selected the perfect combination of sweet and savory pieces that  are sure to please when gifted, with company, or by yourself.” With Gesture Gift Box 16 pieces, Flavored Truffle Gift Box 13 Pieces, Madagascar Tonique 67% Bar and Passion Vibrante Bar, all in a red hatbox, $275 (well, let’s hope the dragon is feeling…

Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Solar Violet & L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Solar Lavender ~ new fragrances :: Now Smell This

Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Solar Violet & L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Solar Lavender ~ new fragrances :: Now Smell This

Issey Miyake will introduce L’Eau d’Issey Solar Violet and L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Solar Lavender. The new limited edition fragrances are flankers to 1993′s L’Eau d’Issey and 1994′s L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme respectively. Last year’s model: L’Eau d’Issey Pivoine and L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Vétiver. L’Eau d’Issey Solar Violet ~ A ‘luminous’ fruity floral with pear accord, violet leaf, violet and iris . L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Solar Lavender ~  A spicy woody aromatic fragrance with lavender, aquatic notes and cedar. Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Solar Violet and L’Eau d’Issey…

Serge Lutens La Fille Tour de Fer ~ new fragrance :: Now Smell This

Serge Lutens La Fille Tour de Fer ~ new fragrance :: Now Smell This

French niche house Serge Lutens has introduced La Fille Tour de Fer (Iron Tower Girl), a new rose fragrance. Avec elle, contrairement à ce qu’affirme la chanson : Paris ne sera plus jamais Paris ! En un coup de vent, elle balaie d’une volte-face, l’image surannée de la femme praline, à la silhouette corsetée de baleines, encombrée de tour Eiffel et de tout le bazar ! Haute en couleurs, haute en couture, elle ne cesse de se réinventer. En désaccord avec tout, y compris elle-même, à chaque…

Friday scent of the day 2/9 :: Now Smell This

Friday scent of the day 2/9 :: Now Smell This

Happy Friday and happy Lunar New Year’s Eve! (Today is the last day of the Water Rabbit. It’s also National Pizza Day. Birthdays: Thomas Paine, Carmen Miranda, J. M. Coetzee, Carole King, Alice Walker.)  Our community project for today: wear an auspicious fragrance to ring in the Year of the (Wood) Dragon, or burn or wear incense to honor your ancestors. What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you’re not participating in the community project. I’m was going to…

Classy Short Nail Designs to Inspire Your Next Mani

Woman drinking coffee with classy short nails designs.

We always return to the classics. Our comfort movies, our tried and true routines, our favorite pair of jeans. No matter where the trends swing, and no matter how much we may like the whimsical joy of experimentation, classics always come back in style. It’s why so many of us are feeling the pull of a capsule wardrobe or a streamlined skincare routine. We keep what works—and sometimes, do away with the rest. This is why classy short nail designs are taking over in 2024. How to Perfect the Short…

Earth911 Inspiration: Face the Change

Earth911 Inspiration: Face the Change

Change is hard. Change takes courage. And change starts with turning to face the challenge. Author James Baldwin is reported to have once said “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” What is a change you want to make? Face it and start that change today, the future will thank you. Post and share Earth911 posters to help people think of the planet first, every day. Click the poster to get a larger image. Source link

Best Group Fitness Classes to Try in 2024

Camille Styles doing yoga.

I’m always up to try something new. There’s so much beauty in novelty, and sometimes, the unknown can really surprise us. Plus, I’m often attracted to people who fall into one of two categories. First, they’re so dialed and passionate about something that they can offer up every fact on the subject. Or second, they have such a robust repertoire of things they’ve seen or experienced, that they always contribute unique and interesting insights. Both types fascinate me, and I tend to fall in the latter group. (Though after watching…