byPublished on 26th November 2010 04:16 PM
Last September, Harrods hosted the ‘Perfume Diaries’ exhibition. There, perfume junkies like me could ogle exquisite bottles (some of which were a hundred and fifty years old) and sniff decades-old perfumes to their heart’s (and nose’s) content.
It really was a glorious and fascinating exhibition and, to my mind, the most interesting sections by far were those focusing on the 1920s and 1930s - quite simply, because of the huge contrast with modern perfumes, in both the scents themselves and in the style of packaging ...
byPublished on 25th November 2010 09:38 AM
On Tuesday November 30th, Christie Mayer Lefkowith, author of 'The Art Of Rene Lalique', will be making a personal appearance (between 3pm and 9pm) at the Lalique Boutique, 47 Conduit Street, W1 for the signing of the book. The book is lavishly illustrated and provides a photographic and historical review of Lalique's history in the perfume bottle industry.
Some more images from the book are below: