LEWIS CARROLL, WRITER, AUTHOR AND MATHEMATICIAN

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Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He was a church deacon, mathematician and an author of mathematics books.

Dodgson had a bad stammer which he suffered with all of his life. This limited his speaking engagements. However, in spite of his stammer, Dodgson spoke easily with children.

During a hot summers day on July 4TH, 1862, Dodgson began to tell a long story to Alice Liddell (died in 1934) who was the daughter of George Liddell, the head of Oxford College. This is when Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was born and it still continues to this day.

"Every thing's got a moral, if only you can find it"

Lewis Carroll quote

MAGNIFICENT MEN SUITS

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I was so attracted by the quality and style of the suits tailored by Anderson & Sheppard when I visited their website. This is why I was inclined to feature this wonderful company in this month's Men's Issue.

I am also partial to Formal Wear because I used to see my father wear a tuxedo to various social events and I always admire how neat and dignified he looked in it.

The Formal Wear tailored by Anderson & Sheppard took my breathe away. I simply loved the elegance and softness with the sheen of material.

*For information on the HOUSE OF ANDERSON & SHEPPARD please visit their website anderson-sheppard.co.uk
email address: office@anderson-sheppard.co.uk

SOPHISTICATED STYLE OF SHOPPE

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When I looked at the photos of the shoppe via the internet, I immediately felt comfort. The super clean look and feel of shiny wood and leather sofas is an ideal setting to talk with clients and yet there is enough privacy and respect to clients that makes everyone involved work in a pleasing environment.

The House of Anderson & Sheppard is truly a class act!

CELEBRITY CLIENTS

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Anderson & Sheppard are known for having famous celebrities enter their world to receive the utmost in service and fine tailoring in London. The following celebrities were proud owners of a suit customized by Anderson & Sheppard....this is just to name a few.



Fred Astaire, Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin, Gary Cooper, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Duke Ellington.



The many celebrities that came through the doors of Anderson & Sheppard proudly signed the guest book, check and see signatures of other famous Hollywood stars.

HOUSE OF ANDERSON & SHEPPARD

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The company was founded a hundred years ago by the coat cutter, Mr. Anderson. Anderson & Sheppard is a company that is steeped in tradition and are known for their elegant suits that provide functionality and softness of build. To keep the business thriving, Anderson & Sheppard moved off of famous Saville Row but not far but this was to grow and expand in the 21st century.


Anderson & Sheppard is known for 'affordable luxury' clothing and yet they still stay true to their legend and promise to provide exquisite fit to their clientele without compromise.


Anderson & Sheppard are truly headed in the right direction in order to prosper for another 100 years.


Congratulations! On a job well done.

REVIEW OF PENHALIGON FRAGRANCES

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This section will provide as much details as possible on the exquisite men fragrances created by the HOUSE OF PENHALIGON. Names of the fragrances with their fragrance notes and description of each scent will be provided as well as the price of them.

HAMMAN BOUQUET EAU DE TOILETTE SPRAY



Top Notes

Lavender and Bergamot



Middle Notes

Rose Otto, Cedar wood and Orris



Base Notes

Amber, Musk and Sandalwood



This is the very first fragrance created by the William Penhaligon, Founder and Perfumer. It was created in 1872 for discerning men and women of that time. The inspiration of this fragrance was due to the steam and sulphur emitted by the Turkish Bath's next door to Mr. Penhaligon's shop.

The fragrance notes provide an elegant and smooth scent, yet with power and passion to linger with the base notes to provide a regal feel to the most discerning clientele.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



* All Penhaligon's fragrances mentioned in this review come in the original William Penhaligon bottle design with a clear glass with a distinctive ribbon wrapped top.





BLENHEIM BOUQUET EAU DE TOILETTE



Top Notes

Lemon, Lime and Lavender



Middle Notes

None



Base Notes

Pine, Musk and Black Pepper



This fragrance was created in 1902 and the name comes from the Blenheim Palace. The seat of one of England's most respected bloodlines.



This scent gives a little kick with the Black Pepper but smooth and tasteful with the calmness of lavender to relax the senses.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



ENGLISH FERN EAU DE TOILETTE SPRAY



Top Notes

Geranium and Lavender



Middle Notes

Clover



Base Notes

Patchouli, Sandalwood and Oak moss



This fragrance was created in 1910 that provides an earthy tone with a deep sense of surrender in an open field of time gone by. This is a fit for any outdoor sportsman who is seeking a gentle ride on a thoroughbred on a foggy morning.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



ENDYMION COLOGNE



Top Notes

Bergamot, Mandarin, Lavender & Sage



Middle Notes

Geranium and Coffee Absolute



Base Notes

Vetiver, Nutmeg, Black Pepper, Cardamon, Musk, Leather, Sandalwood, Incense, Frankincense and Myrrh



Edymion was a mortal who so loved by the Goddess of the Moon that she put him to sleep forever so she alone could visit him every night.



This mystic fragrance is full of exotic spices with the ever presence of a place far, far away. It will keep you in spirit and you will never be alone.

Created in 2003



$110.00 ml $80.00 50ml



OPUS 1870 EAU DE TOILETTE SPRAY



Top Notes

Bourbon black pepper, Yuzu fruit, Coriander



Middle Notes

English Clove Rose, Cinnamon, Incense,



Base Notes

Cedar wood, Australian Sandalwood, Ciara wood and Musk



Created in 2005 Opus 1870 is elegant and woody. It is to be a winter fragrance that will calm the storms of a rushing blizzard with the warmth of a burning fireplace in the evening.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



LP NO.9 FOR MEN EAU DE TOILETTE



Top Notes

Mandarin, Bergamot and Rosewood



Middle Notes

Jasmine, Orris, Rose, Ylang Ylang, Clove, Cinnamon, Pepper and Nutmeg



Base Notes

Vanilla, Patchouli, Musk and Amber



Created in 1999, this fragrance casts a spell of powdered darkness with the dash of varied spices to keep the mood in tact. A fragrance known to be seductive can get carried away but with simple smoothness of vanilla and amber will tame any situation.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



DOURO EAU DE PORTUGAL COLOGNE



Top Notes

Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Bergamot, Lavender and Basil



Middle Notes

Neroli and Muguet



Base Notes

Labdanum, Oak moss, Musk and Sandalwood



This fragrance created in 1911 was created for Sir Percy Croft of the Croft port dynasty and named after the port producing region in Portugal; the Douro Valley.

The outstanding freshness of air and the unending joy lemon and lime from the tops of the tree is a reminder of lighter days and sunny dreams.



The perfumer for this fragrance is M. Pickthall



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



QUERCUS COLOGNE SPRAY



Top Notes

Lemon, Lime, Mandarin and Bergamot



Middle Notes

Jasmine, Lily of the Valley, Cardamon



Base Notes

Oak moss, Sandalwood, Galbanum, Musk and Amber



Created in 1996 by perfumer, Christian Provenzano is a fragrance named after the Latin for the British Oak, Quercus is a modern and invigorating cologne enjoyed by men and women.



The true sign of spring is quickly approaching the the note of Lily of the Valley just around the corner and the uplifting joy of lemon and lime swirled into one that reminds of a early spring picnic of citrus in a field of dreams.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



ELIXIR EAU DE TOILETTE



Top Notes

Eucalyptus, Cardamon, Cinnamon and Mace



Middle Notes

Turkish rose, Jasmine, Orange



This fragrance created in 2008 by perfumer, Olivia Giacobetti provides a hot summer night filled with the unknown but through the darkness is a light filled with the scent of Turkish rose but as you get closer to the light there is a breeze of jasmine and orange to make it alright. Elixir is quite similar to Hamman Bouquet created by William Penhaligon in 1872. There is never an ending to greatness.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



PENHALIGON'S NEW COLLECTION:



ANTHOLOGY SERIES



This is a fascinating look back into history for the House of Penhaligon who is now re-launching these four fragrances that had been discontinued. There is a total of 24 fragrances to be re-launched. The first of the four are EXTRACT OF LIMES, EAU DE VERVEINE, GARDENIA AND NIGHT SCENTED STOCK.



The Anthology Series consist of two women and two men fragrances sure to please the most elite on your list of gift giving.



EXTRACT OF LIMES was originally created in 1963 (men)



EAU DE VERVEINE was originally created in 1949 (men)



GARDENIA was originally created in 1976 (women)



NIGHT SCENTED STOCK was originally created in 1976

All fragrances in 100ml $130.00





For more information and to purchase these exquisite scents go to:

penhaligons.com penhaligons.co.uk luckyscent.com



To speak with Penhaligon's great Customer Service Department in the USA go to byrequestusa@penhaligons.com
































William Henry Penhaligon was an alchemist who was inspired by unlikely places and he used his talent to create some of the most exclusive scents for clients that only wanted the best.

Mr. Penhaligon was born in Penzance and then moved to London in the late 1860's He was inspired by entrepreneurship, so he founded a barbershop on Jermyn Street in London. He was thought to be witty and eccentric but very creative. He turned his passion for the Art of Perfumery by becoming a perfumer to the elite.

Hamman Bouquet was the first fragrance created by William Penhaligon in 1872 which started a dynasty for him. By the end of Queen Victoria's reign, William Henry Penhaligon had been appointed Barber and Perfumer to the Royal court. It has been over 135 years and the House of Penhaligon are proud to hold Warrants from The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh.

HOUSE OF PENHALIGON

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The House of Penhaligon was founded in 1870. This exclusive perfumery became famous with discerning men and women who prefer fragrances made of the finest ingredients in England. The House of Penhaligon pride themselves of staying true to the promise since 1870 and providing each fine fragrance with its own unique scent and character.

Penhaligon has created so far 32 fragrances that can only be found in the niche market of the perfume industry. The House of Penhaligon is thankful for the success in the past, they are improving and staying true to their founders believe and passion in perfumery in the present time and they are seeking the future with the same inspiration and creativity to give future generations of discerning quality excellence in the Art of Perfumery.

EDITOR'S NOTE

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Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen!

It gives me great pleasure to present to you the March Madness Men's Issue of Fragrance Belles-Lettres. Do to requests to have an issue featuring only men's fragrances, I am honored to say that I was indeed inspired to research the many fine fragrances from the HOUSE OF PENHALIGON.

This exquisite company has a tremendous history of introducing and creating fragrances to discerning women and man during the time of yesteryear. This creative and energizing company are still creating extremely fine fragrances to quench the nostrils of discerning women and men at this time.



I would like to take this time to thank the fine people at Penhaligon who made this issue possible.



Ms. Natalie Black, Marketing Assistant

Penhaligon's Customer Service Department



Well it is now time to reveal the secret of the British clothing design company that will be featured in this issue and it is.....Anderson & Sheppard!

This high end shoppe has recently celebrated its 100Th anniversary with fine suits that have outfitted European royalty to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood mavens.

This issue will share the history with pictures of this fascinating journey from the House of Sheppard and Anderson.



On behalf of Fragrance Belles-Lettres, I would like to thank Anda Rowland, Co-Owner for Sheppard and Anderson for all the kindness and sending beautiful pictures of this magnificent and fabulous historical company to me.



This month's issue is to celebrate the accomplishments of British companies and the men who have created a dynasty for themselves. So, this month a legendary historical fiction book of fairytale and fantasy for children got another screen adaptation by Hollywood director, Tim Burton who paired up with Walt Disney Productions to bring to life for the 21st century, 'Alice in Wonderland'.

Lewis Carroll who wrote the book 'The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland' had a vision and he believed in it which captured the hearts of children and adults all over the world.



This issue is in celebration of dreams coming true rather it is in perfumery, designing clothes or writing literature for children. It is a dream for these men who have passed it down for our generation to enjoy and it is up to us to pass on our own individual dreams for the future.

fragrancebelleslettreseditor@live.com

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The word "belles lettres" is a French phrase meaning "beautiful or "fine writing. Since this is a term to describe a category of writing, this will pertain to my passion about fragrances. I will review niche,natural, artisan and designer perfumes from all over the world. I write with passion but will use my journalistic skills that I obtained in college. Not only will I feature fragrances but I will feature new books on fragrances/perfumes, fragrance events and interview authors and perfumers.


I hope you take this journey with me and begin your own passion for the ART OF PERFUMERY!

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Felicia M. Hazzard
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief









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My passion for writing started as a child. Later, my passion for perfumery started as an older child. Now as an adult I write about both. As Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Fragrance Belles-Lettres Magazine I have the best of both worlds.

Writing and fragrances which gives me a beautiful writing combinations!

 Shortly, I will be introduces my first published book as an author.

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