Finding Aria Di Palma at Maus and Hoffman

Wolff FreresPALM BEACH – Those search for defunct colognes and perfumes often have a hard time. An essay in The Wall Street Journal By André Aciman tells of his search for Aria Di Palma, a cologne his father wore at a New York store called Battaglia.

Aciman found the cologne, after a long search, at the Maus & Hoffman men’s store in Palm Beach (the store has branches in Naples, Sarasota, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton). Maus & Hoffman itself is an institution, founded in 1940 by William Maus, Sr. and Frank Hoffman.

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  1. Thanks for the reminder of this great scent. Reminds me of my dad too.

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