- Topnotes - Pink Peony, Freesia, Lychee - Subtle Freshness
- Midnotes - Magnolia Flower, Lilly of the Valley, Rose -Sublimated Femininity
- Basenotes - Cedarwood, Amber, Honey - Velvety Elegance
Fresh, smooth, comfortable and totally addictive. A sublime powdery rose.
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Authentic, English country house style is hard to replicate. It is a look that manages to be both timeless and livable, grand but friendly. Having cut her teeth at Colefax & Fowler it is little wonder then that interior designer Vivien Greenock has managed to get the look spot on in her own home.
In an interview with The Daily Mail last year, Pam Lucas said:
“It’s only recently that I’ve earned enough to give up my day job. I don’t make a fortune — usually £250 for a job, though some campaigns are more lucrative. But I don’t do it for the money. The best part is encouraging other women. So many tell me they love what I’m doing and that I’m showing women over a certain age don’t have to hide.”More importantly, perhaps, it means people of a certain age are becoming less ‘invisible’ in this predominantly youth-obsessed world.”
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H&M has enlisted American figurative artist Alex Katz, known his brightly colored portraiture, as the latest to design a capsule collection. Katz's signature style will be woven into clothing for men and women as well as homewares.
Dwarf citrus are especially suited for container growing as they can be kept at manageable sizes. Container growing allows gardeners to overcome poor soil conditions or limited space in a landscape.
The keys to successful container growing are:
Plant the tree so the root collar is above the soil line and the top of the root crown is barely below the soil. Do not cover the trunk with soil at all.
And to stave off winter frost? Buy the large, outdoor Christmas light bulbs and string them through the tree, turn them on when a frost is expected. And be sure to thoroughly soak the soil around any containerized citrus the night before. Frost in dry soils can draw the remaining moisture away from the plant roots, further stressing the plant.
Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom.
Then Bernadette disappears. It began when Bee aced her report card and claimed her promised reward: a family trip to Antarctica. But Bernadette's intensifying allergy to Seattle--and people in general--has made her so agoraphobic that a virtual assistant in India now runs her most basic errands. A trip to the end of the earth is problematic.
To find her mother, Bee compiles email messages, official documents, secret correspondence--creating a compulsively readable and touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter's role in an absurd world.
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