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What Do I Wear to Bed? 12 Fragrances

The fragrance world is thought of as one of smoke and mirrors, the apogee of advertising and branding. Yet, though right now we’re at the point of maximum bombardment, we want to make the case that scent is not a seasonal afterthought: the artistry and magic of the perfume world



BEAUTIFY: Jo Malone X Michael Angove

Ever championing all things British (we told you about the rain collection last week), Jo Malone have teamed up with fine artist Michael Angove, who resides in – and takes his inspiration from – the beautiful English countryside. He specializes in detailed, intricate wallpaper has created two bespoke designs for …



BEAUTIFY: Aqua Allegoria

Things that are gold and pretty are easy to love. It’s even better when they’re pretty and great. Like ay good personality, a good perfume needs a good starting point. Neroli is my favourite starting point to any scent- that bitter yet sweet smell of orange mixed with blossom is …



BEAUTIFY: Hell-Eau Balmain

Another day, another way to fit a beauty products name into a greeting. Continuing today with the second of our top 10 summer scents.

Following on from the much coveted Ivoire comes the new scent from Balmain- Eau D’Ivoire. With some added Miami water, you could say. Inspired by the …



BEAUTIFY: Hi there Honey

Here at Notion we’re suckers for a good fragrance- you should see our stash. But it’s not often we come across a scent we want to wear again, again and again. That’s why we’ve narrowed down our 10 favourite summer fragrances- and we’ll release one each day for the next …



BEAUTIFY: Fleur de Figuier

As you will have seen in Notion 63 (out last week- go and get it!) scent in a powerful trigger of memory. And what could be the best place to be transported back to? South of France in certainly top of my list- the pine trees, the sea breeze, the …



BEAUTIFY: Spring Scent

Two of our favourite Spring fragrances for the coming months. Keep an eye out for these and more in the April Issue of Notion out next week!

Burberry’s new take on a classic, pictured here is the Burberry Body Tender milk that’ll make your skin smell like a bouquet of …



BEAUTIFY: Modernising tradition at Penhaligon’s

Penhaligon’s scents have been made in England since 1927, using the finest rare ingredients- and even the bottle is the one first imagined by William Penhaligon in 1872, a clear glass bottle with a ribbon wrapped stopper. Although this is a brand steeped with history, it’s not to say they …