Now Sampling: 19-69

19-69 is a Swedish brand founded by Johan Bergelin. The line was first launched at the beauty cult favorite pharmacy, Colette, in Paris in 2017. This house has been on my radar for about six months, as I’ve seen various people on social media posting about these fragrances. Then, I noticed that a few of … More Now Sampling: 19-69

Honey Oud by Floris

Notes: honey, bergamot, patchouli, rose, oud, amber, labdanum, musk, and vanilla. I have to confess that I’ve been growing tired of oud as a trendy note in fragrance for several years now. There are some great oud scents (I love Diptyque’s Oud Palao) but Western fragrance houses acting as though oud is some sort of … More Honey Oud by Floris

What I Wore This Week

I’m back with my weekly scent of the day round-up! It was very warm at the beginning of last week and then the temperature plummeted again, so I tried to adjust my SOTD accordingly. Monday: Clementine California by Atelier Cologne Tuesday: Chanel No. 5 L’Eau Wednesday: Magnolia Nobile by Acqua di Parma Thursday: Chanel No. … More What I Wore This Week

Now Sampling: Sylvaine Delacourte

  I’ve been wanting to smell Sylvaine Delacourte’s creations for some time now. I debated ordering the sample discovery boxes offered directly on the house’s website over the holidays, but restrained myself. Ms. Delacourte has created two collections: the Vanilla Collection and the Musk Collection. There are five individual scents in each collection, with each … More Now Sampling: Sylvaine Delacourte

Jicky Revisited

I have documented my love for Jicky many times over the years on this blog (here and here) and I like to check back in with my current thoughts on it every now and then. There is something about January and the start of the new year in particular that makes me want to revisit … More Jicky Revisited