Bottlemania

Houbigant’s Subtilite

Sometimes I really think that half the fun of perfume is- literally-in the bottles.  I love so many antique bottles that can’t be produced today.  In the past that old dictum of Coty’s, namely that a perfume should appeal as much to the eye as to the nose, was strictly adhered to, nowadays not so much.

There on the left you see one of those bottles that collectors are generally after, and who can blame them?  It’s a beautiful presentation and just the sort of thing you might want for your favorite perfume. Continue reading