Category Archives: Perfume Bottles

Try Your Luck and Maybe Spend a Buck at the Fryerstown Antique Fair

Fryerstown Antique Fair will celebrate its 42nd anniversary in 2017. It is held on the surrounding days of the Australia Day holiday on January 25th each year. The popular annual event has grown from strength to strength each year and … Continue reading

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Chanel’s channel through history

Couturier Gabrielle Chanel aka “Coco” was the inventor of the “little black dress” and the “Chanel suit“.  But, the Chanel name is also synonymous  with her perfume range. In 1921, Chanel commissioned the perfumer Ernest Beaux to create a perfume … Continue reading

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Seventy-Seven (it’s not Sunset Strip)

It is apparently seventy-seven (77) years since the French designer Jean Patou died.  Interestingly, seventy-seven happens to be the smallest positive integer requiring five syllables in English and the number of digits of the 12th perfect number. It is also the number … Continue reading

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