Prada's Infusion d'Iris O de Lancôme ( the original) Bvlgari: Pour Femme, Eau parfumée au thé vert, Omnia ( the original) and maybe the Crystalline ( which is really nice for summer) Another quite nice crisp fragrance is Moschino Funny. Widely available in department stores in Europe but...

I wore a lot of great, big leathers 25-30 years ago and I seem to be coming back full circle. Disappointments of the week: -YVES Saint Laurent (capitalized in protest of the dropping of the first name) pour Homme Haute Concentration. In a word: Yuck! Not for me. Too sweaty and moldy. -Terre...

Or, ask a question about fragrance, then see if anyone else has asked a question that you can answer... Note: image is Down Deep in the Sea aka Pink and Yellow Snowflakes by garlandcannon at flickr; some rights reserved.

I meant to get this poll up and running first thing this morning, but our internet access is not working so well today (so I also don't know for sure that I'll be able to join in the discussion). Better late than never? The usual open thread: talk about anything you like — the perfume you're...

Apologies for the late start (I have just returned to civilization, or at least, to wifi) but here is our usual open thread poll: talk about anything you like — the perfume you're wearing today, the perfume you wish we (or someone) would review, whatever. Or, ask a question about fragrance,...

Notes on Luckyscent are: black coconut, night queen, tiger lily, neroli, ylang ylang, ginger, basil. It is NOT like ginger tea, though. But the one I think you will WANT is Jacomo Art Collection #08. It is just the ticket and has a very refreshing ginger tea aspect. (The Non-Blonde in her...

I've been busy sampling: Jour d'Hermes: enjoyed opening; drydown too musky BV orig and eau legere: neither worked for me Marni (from scentstrip in Mar Vogue) smells oriental, don't do fragrances in the oriental category FK Amyris, liked but not enough to purchase Vert pour Madam: enjoying...

Try to come up with some system to remember what you have sprayed where. Write it down if necessary. If I try several things at once, I will often put them in alphabetical order. 4. If you are not quite sure about something, but want to try it on skin, put it on the back of your hand. It...

Fortunately for me, most of my vintage favorites (especially Lanvin Arpege and My Sin) were really popular and common in their heyday, so they are not hard to find at a reasonable price. One of my favorite perfume notes is civet, which has been in disuse for some time – except for a few niche...

Our usual open thread routine: talk about anything you like — the perfume you're wearing today, the perfume you almost wore but didn't, whatever. Or, ask a question about fragrance, then see if anyone else has asked a question that you can answer... Note: image is The grevillea is...

 

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