Jacques Huclier: A Perfumer’s Take on Cocktails at the Mandarin Oriental

While the days of the 2 martini lunch in New York of the ‘60s may be past, cocktail bars in Paris of the ‘10s are flourishing. Sharing mid-summer cocktails on the terrace of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on the rue St. Honoré with perfumer Jacques Huclier  (Givaudan) offered a refreshing and multi-sensorial take on the contemporary […]

Robert Piguet at Jovoy, Paris

Robert Piguet is officially at Jovoy, Paris as of today.    I caught up with Robert Piguet’s CEO Joe Garces, who was in Jovoy this afternoon with Mathieu de Villelongue, Brand Manager France.   Fresh from a trip to Australia, Joe told me that in addition to top sellers such as Fracas and Rose Perfection, […]

Happy 4th of July! Welcome to sarahcolton.com

Happy 4th of July! Welcome to www.sarahcolton.com I’m a Paris-based American perfume lover, and have chosen July 4th — a day of celebrations and fireworks — to launch my perfume website, www.sarahcolton.com. I hope you’ll imagine this site as an open door on the lovely and lively corner of the fragrance world I call home, […]

Prudence Paris

Prudence is an exotic white flower of easy approach and sparkling luminosity, presented in a bouquet of fictitious simplicity.  Yet, the only thing simple about Prudence Paris fragrances is that they are simply lovely, and easy to be around. Like Prudence, herself: light-hearted and breathtakingly fresh in aspect; robust, and lusty at heart. Transported here […]

Arquiste’s Carlos Huber on European Tour

I caught a glimpse of Arquiste’s creator, Carlos Huber, at  Liquides perfume bar in the Marais last week. Fresh from being honored as a Top Five Fifi Finalist in New York for Boutonnière no.7, Carlos has been touring Europe, visiting friends and shops. We spent a late afternoon conversing with Marie, la charmante Marie, behind […]