Keiko Mecheri at Scent Bar
This last weekend in February I braved the the LA version of freezing cold to meet Keiko Mercheri at ScentBar. You'll know her from her Loukhoum, arguably the loveliest take on Turkish delight or Mulholland, her fizzy citrussy ode to Laurel Canyon in a fantasy summer of love.
There were four new scents that were being showcased: Attar de Roses, Isles Lointaines, Les Zazous, and Tuberose.
I liked them, but Tuberose was the one that really did it for me. It sort of had a bit of Tubereuse Criminelle in the slightly camphorous aspect to the tuberose and jasmine, with a touch of vanilla and benzoin to keep it from being too BIG. There's something Emma Peel about this one: it's tuberose with a decided wink. I'd wear it in a heartbeat.
Keiko Mercheri perfumes are available at LuckScent, Kuhl Linscomb in Houston and at Four Seasons Beauty in Del Rey Beach, Florida. It is not available at Aedes de Venustas and I suggest that the East Coasters call and suggest they remedy that situation.
Image, Tom's own.