Picking a perfume to wear on your wedding day is deeply personal. It’s a scent that will always evoke memories of your special moment and years later will transport you back there. And while you may have your dress (or jumpsuit), shoes, venue, centre pieces,cake and mini-moon sorted, finding the perfect fragrance can be a little harder. While it isn’t the biggest priority when planning a wedding, if your budget allows, the perfect scent can make your day even more memorable. To help you in your search, we’ve curated a list of 10 traditional and more unconventional fragrances to add the finishing touch to your day. We’ve also taken into account bottle sizes, so if you want to keep a...
In her column for British Vogue, contributing beauty editor Kathleen Baird-Murray shares her experience of turning 50 this year. This month, she takes a tarot reading and ponders the anxiety of having teenage children.
Each Ostens 'Impression' is a fragrance created as an ode to a single inspirational ingredient. Here is patchouli. Melting wax. The resinous dust from a violin's bow. Crushed biscuits, cooked molasses. Old bricks, decorative tiles, worn stone floors are just some of the references said to be conjured up by this scent by Domitille Michalon-Bertier.
It is mode-ish (and probably a good idea) to eschew binary gender categories and the fragrance world is embracing this progressive view. So the Glass spring selection includes forward-thinking gender-fluid fragrances as well as some fresh invigorating scents unabashedly for men too.
With the conversation around mental health louder than ever, I feel incredibly lucky that I'm not all-consumed by one. But that doesn't mean I cruise through life unaffected: there are moments where my internal dial has been drawn into anxiety, like the 1 in 6 adults in the UK who currently experiences some degree of mental health. I've found a way to ease my symptoms through fragrance, and if you're up for trying a new approach to curb those restless emotions then do read on.