The Dry Down

  • February 13, 2017 The Dry Down #5: The Sunday Six / Jasmines

    Hello from New York (where Rachel is and it is sleeting and soggy) and Paris (where Helena is this week, and where it is currently crisp and dark), and welcome to The Sunday Six. We will be sending ou...

  • February 08, 2017 The Dry Down #4 (RS)

    *Hello all! Sorry for the lull between letters. Helena was in Paris (with the flu! The worst way to be in Paris!) and we had some existential debates about perfume in the wake of all that is happening...

  • January 03, 2017 The Dry Down #3

    I have never been particularly feminine, or at least not feminine in the right way. There is a kind of woman who knows all the secrets of clothing and makeup, a woman who has a mother who is also real...

  • December 20, 2016 The Drydown #2: The Gift Guide

    *A note on the below: We decided to pick five scents each to recommend. As it turns out, we had more to say about each scent than we thought (LOL, us). We considered breaking this letter up into two c...

  • December 07, 2016 The Dry Down #1

    Today I smell like a horse. Well, more like the idea of a horse. I am wearing a fragrance called Equus No 8 , which came out last...