This will be the last Monday Mail post before summer break. If you'd like to get on the waiting list for September (it's very short at the moment), do follow the instructions here. Today we're helping Caroline, who wants to find her perfect everyday scent, something she will be comfortable...

Fabio also has his winter fragrance needs covered: favorites include Guerlain Habit Rouge & Coriolan, Chanel Antaeus, Burberry Brit, Ralph Lauren Polo Green and Lorenzo Villoresi Spezie. Fabio dislikes gourmand fragrances, coffee notes and vetiver. Here is what Fabio has tried so far...

Yves Saint Laurent Cinema: very wearable and just the right amount of flowers, amber, and vanilla. Bottega Veneta: overpoweringly floral; reminded her of the big-haired eighties numbers. Miller Harris Fleurs de Sel: too heavy on the patchouli. Aedes de Venustas Signature: too...

The Monday Mail is helping Genevieve today — she'd like to find a perfect first-date scent. It should be a little unusual but not too sexy or too unisex. She'd be happiest if it cost under $100 — she doesn't go on so many dates to justify a huge splurge — although she'd go as high as $150 if...

The Monday Mail returns from its summer vacation this week, although it will be off again next Monday for Labor Day. Our first subject for the fall season is Lisa, who has been seriously interested in perfume for a couple years. She would love to find a really special fragrance — possibly her...

Before we start with today's subject, Sam, I wanted to mention that the waiting list for the Monday Mail is as short as it's ever been. If you were considering joining the list, now would be a really good time! Instructions can be found here . So, Sam. She's looking for a fresh and pretty —...

Today we're helping Pamela, and after that, the Monday Mail goes on its holiday vacation — it will return in January. If you'd like to get on the waiting list, see here. Pamela wants to find a new signature fragrance that's more interesting than the generic fruity florals at Macy's and...

He disliked most of the Ralph Lauren Big Pony series (but sometimes wears #3 when he's feeling sporty), and he isn't crazy about Lacoste Style In Play or Yves Saint Laurent L'Homme (a bit too safe). He not sure about the Serge Lutens line (intriguing but often seem to have strong artificial...

Today's Monday Mail subject is Raul. Raul is looking for a rose fragrance that resonates with a specific scent memory having to do with his old family home, which has been sold and might get torn down: ...I have this memory, walking through the garden, after a heavy rain, grasshoppers...

She recently bought Yves Saint Laurent Cinema, but finds it better for evening than day wear. Helen also recently tried Narciso Rodriguez for Her, and while she liked it, it didn't strike her as a replacement for Truth — there was something too enigmatic about it. Helen doesn't like...

 

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