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Celebrate 15 years with the "Springing into Joy" contest!

March marks the 15th anniversary of the Passage's opening; let's celebrate 1, 500 posts, and uncountable— but just as important—comments with a fragrance draw. Thank you, honeybunches! There is a natural lift built into spring, a surging, optimistic mood. Gwen of perfumeniche and I are treating three winners  to five1ml decants of spring-delight fragrances. Florals, as you'd expect, but also some surprises, just like the season here. The "Springing into Joy" Decants (1ml) Angels of Florence (Santa Maria Novella) is a   cologne of tender beauty, as Gwen says, "light and ethereal", with notes of jasmine,  lilac, bergamot, gardenia. Created to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the flood of the Arno in 1966 and the "angel volunteers" who arrived from all over the world to help. 34 boul. St. Germain (Diptyque) opens with cassis, moves into cardamom, cinnamon and clove, and drops to soft, woody iris. The scent is informally chic, like the flagshi

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