Cut-glass bowls. Flat porcelain trays. Silver jars. There is nowhere Bastide’s scented crystals don’t belong. The amber-colored rocks, which have become an emblem of the artisanal Provencal line, now come saturated with the rounded, comforting fragrance of figs.
“You can change the world with a hot bath, if you sink into it from a place of knowing that you are worth profound care, even when you’re dirty and rattled.” Anne Lamott wrote the words; we have an exemplary, oversized addition to the soak: two liters of Atlantic and epsom salts, fragranced with vanilla, cypress and tobacco, to last through the winter.