[Vero Kern Onda] speaks to a specific history of perfume connoisseurship, and is therefore not for everyone. It is earthy and glamorous in that l’armoire de ma grand-mere kind of way, but there is wisdom in that. Amy Hempel’s recent collection of short stories, Sing to It—dedicated to another dearly departed artist, Gloria Vanderbilt—reviews the twilight moments after dark, and at the end of romance.
— Zoma Crum-Tesfa suggests summer reading with matching perfumes. Read more at Smelling Notes: Sniffing Out Summer’s Freshest Books for Every Kind of Voyage at Interview. Hat tip to Angie!
fabulous! I love it when art and literature converge like this.
It’s an interesting selection, too, on both reading and fragrance.