What I Wore This Week

I’m back with another round-up of what I wore this past week. I came down with a 24-hour stomach bug from Wednesday to Thursday, so you’ll see that Wednesday was the rare day that I did not wear any fragrance. But I’ve recovered well! Sunday: Twilly d’Hermès Monday: Plum Japonais by Tom Ford (Plum Japonais) … More What I Wore This Week

What I Wore This Week

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?

Chanel No. 5 EdT

When I first became interested in the world of perfume, I was a Guerlain girl all the way. I didn’t think Chanel was for me. In particular I didn’t think No. 5 worked with my skin chemistry, nor did it suit me overall. Now, here I am, over a decade later, and I’m a Chanel … More Chanel No. 5 EdT

Gabrielle Chanel

Notes: Mandarin orange, grapefruit, black currant, tuberose, ylang-ylang, jasmine, orange blossom, sandalwood, and musk. I ordered my bottle of Gabrielle when it was released online August 19th. It was a blind buy. We all know the hype and the story. Chanel had not released a new pillar fragrance for women since Chance in 2002. I … More Gabrielle Chanel

No. 19 on the 19th

vintage No. 19 ad It’s that time of year again. I know Chanel has decided to commemorate Coco’s birthday with the release of Gabrielle this year. Still, I don’t think there’s a better way to mark the 19th of August than by wearing her own fragrance, No. 19 itself. I’ve written about the EdT here … More No. 19 on the 19th

Birthday Perfumes

Do any of you ever pick out a special fragrance to wear on your birthday? It wasn’t a hard choice for me this year. Chanel No. 19 is one of my favorites. It was good enough to be named for Mademoiselle Chanel’s birthday, so it’s good enough for mine. Plus, it’s fine for the office, … More Birthday Perfumes