J Crew recently released two fragrances in partnership with Arquiste. Carlos Huber, an architect specializing in historic preservation and the man behind the Arquiste fragrances, creates scents for a specific place and time. He is inspired by a special event – in this case the ‘Exhibition by 31 Women,” the first all female modern art show in the United States. Curated by Peggy Gugenheim in 1943 at the Art of This Century gallery on West 57th Street.
I love the idea that scent is a time capsule. The Arquiste fragrance collection transports the wearer to evocative moments in history. I checked out the Arquiste website and was so inspired by the fragrances they offer. A little pricey for my budget (3.4 oz retail between $165 – $190), but the story of each scent is amazing...Read More