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The Scented Kimono BY CHARLOTTE TOMLINSON

We may not know this but a piece of clothing can have a far deeper meaning than just a cover for our skin and to protect our modesty. A symbol of longevity and good fortune, prosperity and growth, the traditional Japanese kimono offers more to the wearer than simply cloth on their back. It’s grounding, individualistic and a reminder of where we came from and who we hope to be. In fact, the kimono has a unique and extensive history worth sharing and also has become an inspiration for a scent, find out more in The Scented Kimono Photo Harry Stonhill Imagery Hajar Djouahra The first ancestors of the kimono date back to the Heian period in Japan (794-1192). Straight...

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Encore Une Fois Review by 99bottledscents

There are fragrances that live in a world that cross from simple scents to experiences in bottles, pulling on our desire to remember rather than banking on a wish to smell great, Encore Une Fois translates to "yet again", does it manage to pull on your memories? Let's Deep Dive. Encore opens up with a beautiful salty citrus, very oceany but less "beachy", aquatic without being blue, a tad pull of green comes from the violet and the leafy orange but make no mistake, this is about the salty tones and in that process opens up for a tad smoky, for a stronger orange vibe with a bit of sour bergamot, the petitgrain gives character with it's unique bitterness. The...

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