Retail Pond and 1000 Flowers

I am very happy to introduce a brand new and very innovative company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, called Retail Pond.  They offer a new way to discover new products and artistic creations, and to purchase online.

One of their flagship collections is indeed fragrances from 1000 Flowers.  I am very honored to be part of this project.

Please take a look at a featured interview of myself, and then check out their philosophy and featured products. (you will need to access the site via Google Chrome or Safari).

RETAIL POND: Interview with Jessica Buchanan

http://blog.retailpond.com/

Vancouver launch!

I’d like to invite all of you who may be in Vancouver this evening at 7, to come in to the beautiful & luxe fashion boutique, LARK.  We will be having a launch party for Reglisse Noire and Fleur No1 as 1000 Flowers makes her debut in Vancouver, BC.

See you there!

2315 Main St., Vancouver, BC
(Main at 8th Ave)
Phone: 604.879.5275  web: lark.me

The perfume of flowering Black Locust

Last evening, I was walking home along a quiet street, when my nose told me that the tall, graceful trees towering above were black locust acacia trees- in full bloom!  These same trees grow in a small grove in one of the city parks in Nelson, and every year when I lived in that neighbourhood, walking beneath these trees in early summer, I would be surprised to find myself suddenly immersed in the most beautiful pink bubblegum, tropical ylang ylang floral perfume.  Last night was the same.  The scent that these shy white clusters of blooms high above my head release into the early evening is intense.   Although familiar,  I found these coastal blooms to be more in the direction of the cologne 4711 that my mother used to wear- rich with sweet neroli.  So as I walked along this street, realizing then that the sidewalk was also strewn with the blossoms, breathing in the scent of my mother touched with pink bubblegum, I was reminded, as I have been so many times before- that the most amazing perfumes in existence, are like this- emanated so perfectly, intoxicatingly, from Nature.  And usually when we least expect it…