Category Archives: Lubin

What I Have Learned This Week… Final Thoughts On The Lubin Incident

This week my naive idea of a Perfumeland where the sun is always shining and the birds are always singing, was rudely shaken and set straight. My post about Lubin’s Black Jade, already published on October 4th, somehow found its … Continue reading

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Not Marie-Antoinette – Review: Lubin Black Jade

The stories perfume houses want us to believe… “A flacon made of black jade hid the last gentle breath of a long-kept secret. The recipe, that Pierre François Lubin as an apprentice had secretly copied from Jean Louis Fargeon, purveyor to … Continue reading

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