3x5 smell

In “Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos,” John Berger writes: “Perhaps lilac is the most abundantly feminine of flowers.” The 3×5 today features a Manet painting of white lilac, and a small Tiffany drawer-find perfume flacon, filled with tea. Imagine the care and chemistry of creating a memorable perfume? From field to wrist and neck, a slow and powerful journey.

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