1932 EDT by Chanel

Notes: aldehydes, neroli, bergamot, jasmine, rose, ylang-ylang, carnation, lilac, vetiver, orris root, opoponax, sandalwood, incense, musk, ambrette, vanilla, and coumarin. Chanel has now infamously discontinued the EDT concentrations of its Exclusifs collection in favor of EDP compositions. The driving factor seems to have been money, since the EDPs debuted with quite a price hike. There … More 1932 EDT by Chanel

Io by Chris Rusak

Notes: incense, soil tincture, cedar, peat, cypress leaf, labdanum, dried peppers, smoke, and tree resins. Io is first and foremost an incense composition, but not in your typical way. I am Catholic and grew up going to Catholic school, so my immediate incense association is with attending mass. I think one of the reasons I’m … More Io by Chris Rusak

What I Wore This Week

Hi, everyone! I’m here with my usual scent round-up. This week was a bit of a random mix. We’re starting to get that Fall weather where it’s cool in the mornings but then warms up by the afternoon. I’m trying to adjust my clothing wardrobe and also my fragrance wardrobe accordingly! Monday: L’Absolu for Her … More What I Wore This Week

What I Wore This Week

Hi, everyone! I’m back with another weekly scent round-up. I went very green and galbanum-heavy this week. I want to get all my greenies in before the weather turns cool. Monday: Bas de Soie by Serge Lutens Tuesday: Chanel No. 19 EDP Wednesday: Fig-Tea by Parfums de Nicolai Thursday: Chanel Paris — Deauville Friday: Fidji … More What I Wore This Week

What I Wore This Week

Hi, everyone! I have my regular weekly scent round-up post here. We’re nearly through August and Fall is coming! We’ve still had some humid days here, so I’ve been getting more wear out of Fidji and L’Eau Chic. We’ve also had some cooler weather mixed in, which is when I reached for Gabrielle and Ginger … More What I Wore This Week

Carnal Flower by Dominique Ropion for Frédéric Malle

Notes: eucalyptus, tuberose, orange blossom, melon, coconut, jasmine, ylang-ylang, bergamot, and musk. I ordered a decant of Carnal Flower this past January. I had come to terms with Portrait of a Lady, and I decided it was time to get acquainted with the other grand dame floral of Monsieur Malle’s collection. I don’t know what … More Carnal Flower by Dominique Ropion for Frédéric Malle