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The Soft Lawn

2012
Eau de Parfum
Josh Meyer - Imaginary Authors

Josh: Claude LeCoq published his first book, The Soft Lawn, in 1916 while still attending Princeton University. A controversial portrait of adolescent upper-class rebellion in New England, the coming-of-age story follows Hampton Perry, a charmingly snotty college tennis champ who, after years of having everything handed to him on a silver platter, finds himself handing it all back.

A little known fact about the author: Claude LeCoq wore only seersucker suits, known in that era as the wardrobe of the poor, and it was his gallant presence at high society dinners and prestigious sporting events that brought the fabric into popularity among the affluent in the ’20s.

Dave: Fresh grass and oakmoss - bright green, lemony linden and dry vetiver. Cucumber garnished, summer cocktails on an ivy covered terrace - without a care in the world.

The Soft Lawn: Linden Blossom, laurel & ivy leaves, vetiver, oakmoss, fresh tennis balls, clay court.




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