…you know you want to smell like a woman who’s been dead for 113 years: Contessa di Castiglione, by Acqua di Genova.


  1. LInda Hollander

    OMG, how did you find this!? I would LOVE to smell like the Countess di Castiglione, what can I say? Incidentally, I navigated to the perfumer site and in the first sentence it says she was born in 1937…I thought there might be another C. di C., but no…just a typo!

    Next time I go to NYC, I am going to make an appt to see the photos that Montesquiou colled which are depositied at the Met. I only found out about them a couple of years ago, and my life has not allowed for junkets to the City to fritter away an afternoon looking at pictures, although when I am in Paris, that is JUST what I do!

  2. You know how much I love that crazy countess!!

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