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?

Comparative Perfumery

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

What I Wore This Week

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?

Festive Fragrances

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

Cerebral yet Chic: Serge Lutens’ Bas de Soie

Notes: galbanum, hyacinth, spicy notes, iris, musk. The phrase “bas de soie” translates to silk stockings in English, and it initially might seem like an odd name for this already odd iris/hyacinth composition. The immediate opening of Bas de Soie is so green, it comes off quite harsh. That’s some intensely green galbanum combined with … More Cerebral yet Chic: Serge Lutens’ Bas de Soie

Serge Lutens; Chergui

Notes: honey, musk, incense, tobacco leaf, hay sugar, amber, iris, rose and sandalwood Where I live in the US we’ve had a pleasant and warm month of May so far–it was actually warmer here than it was in Paris! Naturally I’ve been contemplating lighter, airier fragrances for spring/summer but, to my surprise, I found myself … More Serge Lutens; Chergui