Tag: Ormonde Jayne

12th June 2016

Finishing Touches: #LipsNspritz of the Week, June 12 2016

Summer’s coming!  Summer’s coming!  Well, hopefully it is, anyway!  My tastes have certainly turned to the more summery this week, anyway.  I started with Caron’s My Lang (which gave me and my husband a Woody Guthrie ear worm for several days), which is a sophisticated and creamy sun-lotion kind of a scent, which I really liked from first sniff. More about this soon.  I’m also […]

6th August 2015

Ormonde Jayne Vanille D’Iris

At Linda Pilkington’s tiny jewel-box of an Ormonde Jayne salon in Bond Street last week, Vanille D’Iris was launched.  Expecting an over-sweetened custard-and-carrot melange from the name of the new addition to the core range (the first in a couple of years), I was extremely impressed with what I did find. At first sniff, Vanille D’Iris is dry and almost spicy, there is pink pepper […]

4th December 2014

Ormonde Jayne Etoile Candle

  Housed in a handsome, but unexpectedly brown glass jar, the Ormonde Jayne Christmas candle this year is a creamy-smooth blend of cardamom, amber and tonka.  Slightly spicy, with a hint of smoke, Etoile is a gorgeously grown-up scent for Christmas. It is smooth-burning, and comes with an incredibly high percentage of perfume oils in the formula, so this is one candle this will make […]

4th February 2011

Perfume Portrait at Ormonde Jayne

I’ve had some astonishing invitations through this blog, but being invited along to Ormonde Jayne to meet Linda Pilkington and have a chat about perfume has been one of my favourites.  Linda has been the brains and inspiration behind Ormonde Jayne for ten years, and has produced some of the most highly praised scents in the world during that time. I popped along to her […]