Prada Olfactories Un Chant D’Amour – One of 10 complex variants in Prada’s new Olfactories fragrance collection, named for pop songs and movies of decades past and designed to trigger the subconscious, Un Chant D’Amour (for Jean Genet’s film A Song of Love) is a calming scent inspired by crisp cotton, shot through with hints of neroli and musk.
We first met in fifth form at Wentworth College – Ryan was being introduced to our English class and someone needed to take him to science, so being super kind I volunteered. We quickly became friends and then he asked me out at a party one night – and I said no! Then spent the following three weeks was wishing he would ask me again… Luckily our school ball came around and he asked me – that was nine years ago. Ryan would say I chased him.
Tom Dixon Quartz at Simon James – The new family of Quartz candles from the esteemed British design house have refined and musky aromas of ambrette and pink pepper and vessels created from a gob of translucent milky glass, pulled, pressed and stretched into an unexpectedly complex and unique container.
Illustration by Sarah Larnoch