Happy New Year, all! My resolution for the new year is to test out and support more indie and artisanal brands. They work hard and are doing some really creative things in the world of Fragrance. I’m also trying to stick to a Low Buy, which means no blind buys and no impulse buys! … More Happy 2019!
Here’s what I wore over Christmas! I actually didn’t wear Fille en Aiguilles on Christmas Eve this year. I wore Mon Numéro 10 on Christmas Eve and Hypnotic Poison for Christmas Dinner. What can I say, that was just the mood I was in! I also wore some samples from DSH Perfumes, Hendley Perfumes, and … More What I Wore This Week
I’ve been wanting to try Dawn Spencer Hurwitz’s gorgeous line of artisanal perfumes for a long time. The only problem was, where to start? She has so many to choose from, it’s overwhelming! Luckily, she releases holiday fragrances every year for the festive season. These holiday-themed scents sounded like a good way to start … More Now Sampling: DSH Perfumes
Here is my round-up of what I wore this week! Monday: Woody Mood by Olfactive Studio Tuesday: Lumiere by DSH Perfumes Wednesday: Bas de Soie by Serge Lutens Thursday: Chanel No. 5 EDP Friday & Saturday: Mon Numero 10 by L’Artisan Parfumeur What are you all wearing in the run up to Christmas?
I posted this photo and a little summary on my instagram, but I wanted to do a more in-depth post here on the blog. I recently ordered a sample of Casablanca from St. Clair Scents, which is an indie artisanal brand based in Vermont. Diane St. Clair is the perfumer. Casablanca is the newest release … More Comparative Perfumery
Here’s this week’s round-up of What I Wore! Monday: La Religieuse by Serge Lutens Tuesday: Wood Sage and Sea Salt by Jo Malone Wednesday: Misia EDT Les Exclusifs de Chanel Thursday: Serpentine by Roberto Cavalli Friday: Honeysuckle and Davana by Jo Malone Saturday: Dear Polly by Vilhelm Parfumerie What did you guys wear this week?
Notes: orange blossom, sandalwood, incense, and myrrh. I’ve tested several scents from Profumum over the years (and even written about some here and here). I have liked each and every scent I’ve tested. There doesn’t seem to be a dud in the bunch! Olibanum is yet another winner. The only problem is that Profumum Roma is … More Olibanum by Profumum
I’ve been trying to track my scents of the day recently to take stock of what I’m actually wearing. I’m trying to cycle through my collection a bit more. I say “trying” because I inevitably forgot this past Monday, so you only see four scents here! Tuesday: Woody Mood by Olfactive Studio Wednesday: Honeysuckle & … More What I Wore This Week
Notes: coriander, neroli, jasmine, orange blossom, amber, resins, and oakmoss. The original version of Au Delà was released in 2013. It is now Au Delà Narcisse, which is a different composition, and one that I have not yet tried. I’m currently working my way through Bruno Fazzolari creations, including his most recent one, Vetiverissimo. I … More Au Delà by Bruno Fazzolari
Happy December, everyone! We made it to the last month of the year. Yesterday, I made a post on instagram about my three favorite perfumes to wear this time of year. I think of them as my festive fragrances. As you can see, the scents are: Mon Numero 10 by L’Artisan Parfumeur Plum Japonais by … More Festive Fragrances