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Mistresses of Scent: Legendary Women, Love and Scent
     

Mistresses of Scent: Legendary Women, Love and Scent

by Jane Wilks
 

Women adore perfume. For most of us, fragrance is an enduring love affair. Tantalizing the reader with sensual tidbits, Mistresses of Scent- Legendary women, love and scent takes an entertaining look at the erotic and poetic nature of scent. "In its purest sense, a great perfume isn't about sight, touch, or even necessarily odour. It's the notion of an exquisite

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Women adore perfume. For most of us, fragrance is an enduring love affair. Tantalizing the reader with sensual tidbits, Mistresses of Scent- Legendary women, love and scent takes an entertaining look at the erotic and poetic nature of scent. "In its purest sense, a great perfume isn't about sight, touch, or even necessarily odour. It's the notion of an exquisite dream - a love story."

It interweaves the story of perfume with the lives and loves of several extraordinary women throughout history. The brief biographies of these women include the Queen of Sheba, Mae West, Coco Chanel, Anais Nin and Elizabeth Taylor.

It also summarizes perfume's early history, it's makeup, the perfumer's art and looks at perfume's place in the world of luxury and fashion.today.There are even tips on wearing scent.

If you have a passion for perfume and love a fine whiff, you will certainly enjoy reading this concise and captivating account of fragrance and its association with some remarkable women.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940045243421
Publisher:
Jane Wilks
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
156 KB

Meet the Author

An advocate of the simple life, Jane Wilks lives with her family in New Zealand. She shares a 'homely home' with her husband, a dog and at least two cats. Herbs are a favourite passion and she is the owner of aromatic oils company Herb Heaven. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, walking the dog and spending time at the beach.

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