Happy New Year 2014

Posted by Felicia M Hazzard 18 January, 2014

Noblesse Luxe Publishing

Fragrance Edition

  
                                      GOLDEN HOUR
            A timeless scent that sheds a light on the any subject


     Honestly, I have not been such a great fan of the tuberose scent- in the classic form. It one of those scents as a young girl I smelled too many times worn by women who put too much on themselves.

    In recent years my perspective on this scent has changed. It has changed because of several incredible fragrances made with this heady and creamy olfactory which has been blended with other notes that makes it unique and less heavy.

   On New Years Eve 2013, I wore a new fragrance that represented a new light...a new day...a new year for me. GOLDEN HOUR EAU DE PARFUM by natural perfumer, Lisa Fong of ARTEMISIA NATURAL PERFUME is a tuberose scent and there is no doubt about that.

   Its a dreamy scent for those who can appreciate a floral fragrance that stands out in a crowd but not overwhelming. I love this delicate flower with its thick white petals and that is how I pictured GOLDEN HOUR in my mind.

  I wore it at night so I was breathing essence in the scent at the same time GOLDEN HOUR gave me long lasting scented vibes with billowing rich notes of a well crafted fragrance.

 GOLDEN HOUR does consists one of my most favorite scents and that is vanilla. Its like a boozy vanilla that help transcribe the tuberose into a musical epic of a lively form.

I rang in the New Year with GOLDEN HOUR and I even made a few resolutions, too.

So far, my resolutions are coming to pass and now you know my New Years Day scent of 2014.

Lisa Fong
Now, read Lisa Fong's beautiful explaination of GOLDEN HOUR EAU DE PARFUM, the natural fragrance in her own words.

 "As the day transforms to night there is a time when the world is bathed in amber light, it is called the "golden hour". It is a favored time by photographers because it casts a warm luminous light upon the photographic subject".

This is just part of Lisa Fong's description of GOLDEN HOUR EAU DE PARFUM.

Now it is up to you to describe this remarkable fragrance in your own words.

Fragrance notes: tuberose, vanilla, cognac, night queen and galbanum.


Purchase Information:

.625 ml sample $7.00 USD (free shipping)
.25 ounce/7 gr solid perfume $28.00 USD
6 fluid ounce/17 ml eau de parfum $68.00 USD

   www.artemisiaperfume.com

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GIVEAWAY: It gives me great pleasure to inform that one bottle 6 fluid ounce/17 ml of GOLDEN HOUR EAU DE PARFUM will be given to one lucky winner! This is courtesy of Lisa Fong, natural perfumer and owner of ARTEMISIA NATURAL PERFUME in California.

HOW TO ENTER: Go to the end of this magazine edition and express your interest in the GOLDEN HOUR GIVEAWAY with your name and email address so that you can be contacted if you are a winner.

Many thanks to Lisa Fong for providing and financing the GOLDEN HOUR EAU DE PARFUM Giveaway!

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UPDATE: Thank you all who entered the GOLDEN HOUR EAU DE PARFUM GIVEAWAY. We have a winner and it is...hotlantalinda!!!

hotlantalinda, please email me at gizagoddess@live.com to obtain your shipping address.

More giveaways to come and thank you!!!
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NEW FRAGRANCE BOOK

   Scent and Subversion: Decoding a Century of Provocative Perfume
                      

   Buckle your seat beats and get ready for a whiff of perfumes from the wild side!

   This is the description of Scent and Subversion: Decoding a Century of Provocative Perfumes by Barbara Herman

     Barbara Herman is the founder and editor of Yesterday's Perfume. A blog dedicated to writing about the history of vintage fragrances.

     This book is the first for Ms. Herman and it is beautifully illustrated with photos and background information on fragrances that revolutionized the 20th century.

     Ms. Herman skillfully analyzes vintage fragrances, perfume ads for over 300 perfumes starting with Fougere Royale (1882) and ending with Demeter's Laundromat (2000).

    Her popular blog Yesterday's Perfume began this journey that is now a realization in a book.

    For more information on Barbara Herman visit her blog at www.yesterdaysperfume.com

    Scent and Subversion: Decoding a Century of Provocative Perfume (hardcover) by Barbara Herman
    Publisher: Lyons Press (November 5, 2013)
    ISBN-10: 0762784385
    List Price: $24.95

   

   THE NATURAL SPAS
                                
     
     Calling all LUSH products fans!!! If you are one of them and I know I am...I got great news!

    LUSH- Fresh Handmade Cosmetics are now in the United States with two spas. Yes!
The first is in New York and the second one is in Philadelphia.

   Gosh such lucky states! These spas recently open in late 2013. These unique spas from LUSH offer several treatments with interior decorating using wild flowers, tea cups, old-fashioned books just to name a few.

   LUSH staying true to their fresh handmade products offer the following treatments and custom music by Simon Emmerson.

   Here are the names of the spa treatments as follows: Synaesthesia, The Comforter, The Spell, The Sound Bath, The Good Hour, Tailor Made and Validation.

 Each spa location is equipped with folk music by Simon Emmerson and his band.

 This to me is a true oasis with some of the finest naturally made products. This is the best of both worlds all snuggled in the United States for the very first time.

 It is worth the travel and if anyone has already made an appointment and experienced a LUSH spa in either location, please contact me and let me know.

  LUSH SPA                                              
 783 Lexington Ave
 New York, NY 10065   

 
 LUSH SPA
1525 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102


For information or to book an appointment go to www.lushusa.com


  ARTISAN FRAGRANCE SHOW
  
 





    The premier artisan and luxury fragrance show, The Artisan Fragrance Salon will present its 3rd annual niche and custom fragrance show on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 10:00am-6:00pm (PST) in San Francisco, California.

    This headliner of a show features some of the most sought after perfumeries in the niche fragrance industry. This gives all fragrance aficionadas, fanatics, buyers, journalists, fragrance bloggers a grand opportunity to explore, ask questions, view new launches and get photos taken with the designers and perfumers.

   There is a list of perfumeries who will appear again and there are some new perfumeries to delight and mystify our curiosity for scents.

   If you are interested in attending, ticket(s) need to be purchased and for that information go to www.artisanfragrancesalon.com

                                                    
 
   RADIO TALK SHOW
   


 

     On January 3, 2014 I was honored by being interviewed by GLOBAL TALK RADIO show host, Kevin Dawson.
     
     This interview which lasted for about 5-6 minutes covered my goals and ambitions about the niche fragrance industry and my aspirations as a budding author and my contributions to art and events concerning this industry.

    I was a bit nervous ( I hope it didn't show in my voice) but truly grateful for this opportunity to share a bit of my busy life with all of you.

    If you wish to listen to this interview in its entirety, go to www.globaltalkradio  and download or stream this sesson.

   I look forward to doing more interviews such as radio and other media avenues. The exposure is good for the magazine!

    -Felicia M. Hazzard, Editor-in-Chief  Fragrance Belles-Lettres Magazine


   Photos courtesy of www.artemisiaperfume.com, www.amazon.com, www.lushusa.com,
www.theartisanfragrancesalon.com, www.globaltalkradio.com





 







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2 comments

  1. I would like to enter the Golden Hour Giveaway :-) I`m a lifelong fan of tuberose (Chloe!!!), so this sounds perfect! Linda may be reached at: hotlantalinda@hotmail.com

     
  2. A glorious giveway! I really wish to enter it but I am not sure if I am eligible, because I'm an EU reader. Love Tuberose in her every reincarnation! I am pretty interested in natural perfumes and I would like to sniff how Ms Fong made Golden Hour! Can you compare it to Cepes&Tuberose - Aftelier perfumes? In FB I follow as L'eter (the FB page of my blog).

     

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