Posts in GROOM
GROOM: Phlur Fragrances & the Quintessential Gift

Small and niche as they may be, Phlur is not joking around when it comes to concocting scents for noses that are in the know.  By allowing guests to purchase two small sample vials of fragrance for the low cost of $10 (that’s a ticket to ‘Office Christmas Party Party’ you guys!) Phlur is taking the BS out of the beauty industry. 

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GROOM: 'Timberline Trail' by Juniper Ridge

Juniper Ridge is an independent fragrance company that's been defying the formulaic approach to making fragrance since 1998.  In addition to being a fanatical group of perfumers, these guys are also naturalist experts, trail explorers, environmental stewards, kick-ass product developers, clever marketers, and just all-around rad dudes who know a thing or two about what makes a for a good fragrance as well as what makes for a good hike .

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GROOM: DS&DURGA

It is not surprising then that my favorite perfumes are handmade by a young couple who came to their craft honestly and unexpectedly.  David Seth Moltz and Kavi Moltz started their small-batch perfume company, DS & Durga; from their Brooklyn apartment. The sophistication of their scents is the same as those cooked up by the most veteran of perfumers. Between them, their vast and varied experiences make for a line that is all the more inventive and impressive.

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GROOM: briar winters of marble and milkweed

February is my month of self-care marked by excessive moisturization, so of course it is also the best month to feature Briar Rose Winters of Marble and Milkweed. ‘Disarmingly analog,’ her line of personally-blended, small-batch beauty products are integral to my top shelf this month.

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GROOM: VASHTI BUNYAN

After the essential-oil scalp massage that really does nothing for my sense of well-being or relaxation, but which I always let her do anyways because I don't have the heart to say otherwise, comes the imminent consultation session, in which my stylist will ask what I'm looking to have 'done' that day. My answer is always different with each new visit, and consistently vague.

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