Month: May 2012

Ships Ahoy: Assouline’s Beken Of Cowes

Now available for preorder is Assouline‘s forthcoming “Beken of Cowes: The Art Of Sailing,” an incredible collection of maritime photography. Here’s Assouline on this fantastic collection perfect for any sailing buff: Alfred Edward Beken, originally from Canterbury in Kent, moved to the Isle of Wight in 1888 with his son Frank and purchased a pharmacy …

150 Years Of Roger & Gallet

[youtube width=600]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyq53TzKjvg[/youtube] Roger & Gallet, parfumeur à Paris depuis 1862, is celebrating its 150th anniversary with the introduction of its Emperor Collection, a series of signature scents including: Jean Marie Farina Bois d’Orange Fleur d’Osmanthus, the “fragrance of happiness” The bottles are narrow, reminiscent of those used by Napoleon I and his officers because they …

Deanna Littell’s Charm School

Want to become instantly charming? Then enroll in Deanna Littell’s “charm school.” The curriculum consists of Littell’s extensive collection of vintage gold charms and bracelets. “I have charms on many subjects, see clients privately and assemble bracelets according to their wishes, including many bridal bracelets,” Little told QuestMag.com. Though anyone can enroll in charm school, …