As long as we're catching up (a bit — I am pretty sure I've missed way more) on Caron today, here is the Les Colognes Caron collection, introduced last summer ("Exuberant sillages, rich compositions, daring statements... When CARON attaches its name to the world of Colognes, it shakes up the codes ! Who said fresh scents had to be fleeting? Our perfumer Jean JACQUES has defied every archetype, designing five fragrances that are both powerful and invigorating"), with five fragrances (left to right, L'Invitation Au Voyage, L'Invisible Qui Luit, Champ Bleu Du Ciel, Ivre De Liberté and L'Heure Vagabonde) in gorgeous engraved bottles, apparently only available in their Paris boutique. If you want one, you have to call or stop by. I have no idea what they cost, but I'm sure I'll take the lot.
“It still works today because it captures a truly timeless accord, where the soft, malty sweetness of its vanilla and lavender overlap,” says award-winning fragrance blogger and podcaster Thomas Dunckley of The Candy Perfume Boy. “It’s rugged and handsome and that never really goes out of style.” Fans also describe this most gentlemanly of scents as smelling oddly reassuring and comforting – making it the perfect fragrance for uncertain times.
— He's talking about Caron Pour Un Homme. Read more in 7 ‘Forgotten’ Fragrances That Still Smell Great Today at Robb Report.