Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a fuzzy sweater, good book, and a great new fragrance to keep you company. Check out a new fragrance based on your favourite book genre from the classics to thrillers and romance. We've got you covered.
You truly cannot go wrong with a ground-breaking and iconic book like To Kill a Mockingbird or The Great Gatsby. Whether you love Jane Austen, Fyodor Dostoevsky or Toni Morrison, you are drawn to the timeless and bold. So go ahead and unwind with the equally transcendent and luminous Christian Tortu Riviera Eau de Toilette. It is a medley of citrus flavours and green leaf, warmed by the sun of the Riviera itself where many artists and writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway fell in love with the region.
Who doesn’t love to be swept off your feet? Have you read every re-telling of Pride and Prejudice or love the fun and charming pull of a romantic comedy like People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry? Then you’ll love a warm and alluring scent like Que de l'Amour from Amélie et Mélanie. Try this stunning heart-adorned fragrance diffuser with the romantic combination of white musk and patchouli to set the tone as you dive into your next love story.
Biographies & Memoirs
Your kind of books explore the human experience. It’s easy to be drawn in by tales from the oval office with Becoming by Michelle Obama or to see behind the legend of musical icons like Cash: The Autobiography by Johnny Cash. If you’re intrigued by the complexity of real-life, and moved by poignant and emotional then you’ll love the Belle de Provence Olive Oil collection. It is inspired by the sacred symbol of Provence – the olive tree. Try the olive and fig fragrance diffuser for a true embodiment of the region, and experience a piece of life in southern France itself.
Mystery & Thriller
Few of us can resist the pull of a good ol’ whodunit or the twists and turns of a psychology thriller. There’s no better time to dive into the next case of John Rebus by bestselling author Ian Rankin or indulge in a wedding gone wrong with Lucy Foley’s The Guest List than in autumn. If you love a surprising twist or a spicy note, you should definitely check out the Laboratorio Olfattivo Cuore d'Ambra room spray. With citrus, cedar and patchouli - don’t miss out on complexity of the tonka, which smells like vanilla, cherry, almond, and something spicy all packed into one bean to finish.
Literary & Historical Fiction
We confess to having a particular fondness for history, and we know we are not alone. You love to immerse yourself in a lyrical story like The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois about an African American family by poet Honoree Fanonne Jeffers or to journey back to ancient Greece with a stunning re-telling from The Illiad with The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. You’re after an immersive experience with a glimpse of what life might have been like all those years ago. Experience a piece of Lothantique’s own history with the Les Lavandes de Nestor candle. This deeply floral and rich scent was made from a recipe recovered from our founder’s, Josephine Mouranchon, old grimoire to transport you to the lavender fields of Provence.
Speculative Fiction & Fantasy
Looking for something out of this world? You love magic and getting lost in a new world while answering the ultimate question – ‘what if.’ Whether you love a modern Faustian twist like The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab or knew the plot of Dune well before the movie trailer, you prize imagination above all else. Try Close your eyes and… dream of faraway places with this stunning eau de toilette from Miller et Bertaux. It unites the unique scents of balsam wood, pear, Sicilian lemon peels and ancient Turkish rose for a transporting fragrance.
Want to grab a copy of any of the books we mentioned? Show your local bookstore some love and tell us about your favourite book in the comments!