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Art de Parfum's Guide to French Style

Ah, but the French are stylish, are they not? Who among us hasn’t gazed at photos of French fashion editors emerging from the Paris runway shows or even ordinary women on the streets of Paris with envy? The French seem to have mastered a way of dressing, of walking, of simply breathing that broadcasts a strong sense of style in every fibre of their being.   I spend a lot of time in France, both in Paris and on the French Riviera, so I am often in the position to observe and study the enviable proposition that is French style. So without further ado, allow me to present to you the Art de Parfum guide to French style. Want to know...

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What is your favourite fragrance based on a drink or cocktail? And Competition!

Personally, I'm not much of a drinker - but I have always loved the scent of a good Gin & Tonic. Its aroma of bitter quinine and spicy juniper berry is indefinably British - and always spells summer to me. In fact, that's what inspired me to create Gin & Tonic Cologne. It's one of the most popular of the Art de Parfum line, especially in the UK, and it's easy to see why - with the tennis season fast approaching, people are starting to think of the pleasures of watching Wimbledon while quaffing an ice-cold G&T. This fragrance is a time capsule of these classic English traditions. The opening is as refreshing as taking a long sip of that ice-cold G&T – teeming with peppery...

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