Luca Turin on Les Exclusifs de Chanel
Luca Turnin reviews the six new Chanel scents...and likes every one of them, it seems:
"They are Coromandel, a soft patchouli in the style of Lutens’s Borneo 1834, but more refined; No. 18, an iris-rose that sits next to the defunct Iris Gris in heaven; 28 La Pausa, an iris-violet named after a house Coco Chanel owned; Bel Respiro, a fresh-aldehydic named for another house; and an Eau de Cologne that goes straight to the top of its class.
He said magic words: "Iris Gris" and "Grace Kelly". I am in deep, deep trouble...And this waiting for the Chanels is the Suspense Of Screaming Proportions!
You can read the whole article at NZZ Folio.