Fragranze 2014 Photo Essay: Cookie Queen in Florence

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Post by Val the Cookie Queen

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Hey All,

Val sent me these pics and I thought they would make a fun, light look at the Fragranze 2014 experience.

Portia xx

Fragranze 2014 Photo Essay: Cookie Queen in Florence

Fragranze 2014 #1Arriving after 8 hour drive

Fragranze 2014 #2Chatting with Jeroen Oude Sogtoen.  Absolute highlight.  So passionate

Fragranze 2014 #3On the way to dinner on the first night, bumped into Yosh Han and her friend Ineke

Fragranze 2014 #4Heading in on the first day

Fragranze 2014 #5Sorting out some VP samples so I don’t have to empty my own bottles!

Fragranze 2014 #6Florence by night

Fragranze 2014 #7One of the ceilings in the Santa Maria Novella Farmacia.  Beyond lovely

Fragranze 2014 #8One of the ceilings in the Santa Maria Novella Farmacia.  Beyond lovely

Fragranze 2014 #9Checking in with Portia.  Live texting.  Haha!

Fragranze 2014 #10Vero

Fragranze 2014 #11Neela sharing secrets.  Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more

 

38 thoughts on “Fragranze 2014 Photo Essay: Cookie Queen in Florence

  1. #1` fave photo is the Queen resting on the pillows. girl, you’re beautiful.

    Vero, love those glasses and how many hearts have you skewered with that gorgeous grin?!

    and Florence by night… well… ’nuff said.

    a visual delight! thank you!

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    • I was totally exhausted. They had lots of velvet pillows outside the show for the weary! Yeah – Vero is really lovely. I was lucky to go. Bussi xxx

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  2. Val, that look like sooo much fun. And I’m hearkening back to my very first forays into the niche/indie world of perfume, when I ordered Ineke’s sampler set. How cool that you ran into her!

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  3. Beyond wonderful! Thanks Portia for posting these pics. Looking forward to hearing about the new releases! (That crying sound in the background is my checkbook being wrung out and begging for mercy!)

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    • Hello Robert! I din´t try too many new things, but enough to get an idea. Me? I only want Rozy Extrait. Totally nice to see you, drop by again!! Bussis. xxx

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  4. Val, how fabulous!! Thanks for the photos, and I’m very much looking forward to full reports. Next trip in 2015, you say…. Hummmm…. 😉 xx Tina

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    • Hi Marion! Yes it was. And I do know how lucky I was to go and don´t take it for granted. A supportive husband photographer helped a lot!! xxx

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  5. Cookie Queen gets to hang out with all the cool kids. I love the pictures! That trip must have been so much fun. Thanks for sharing. I look forward to hearing all the juicy details.

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