Lady Gaga was spotted shopping at Chanel and McQueen before her sold out concert in Milan tonight. Gaga wore a black beaded veil and had a very pale white make-up. Like many celebrities, Lady Gaga has announced her "digital death", in an effort to raise funds for AIDS charities. But as usual Gaga went all [...]

It's time for the weekend poll — Aunt Violet: "What's a weekend?" — and this weekend, we're scenting the cast of Downton Abbey. Scent as many or as few as you like, and please, there is no need for historical accuracy — Julian Fellowes has not been stifled by such considerations, so neither...

Lady Gaga was spotted shopping at Chanel and McQueen before her sold out concert in Milan tonight. Gaga wore a black beaded veil and had a very pale white make-up. Like many celebrities, Lady Gaga has announced her "digital death", in an effort to raise funds for AIDS charities. But as...

Lady Gaga was spotted shopping at Chanel and McQueen before her sold out concert in Milan tonight. Gaga wore a black beaded veil and had a very pale white make-up. Like many celebrities, Lady Gaga has announced her "digital death", in an effort to raise funds for AIDS charities. But as usual Gaga went all [...]

Today, a twist on our Haiku Challenge: write a haiku about a celebrity fragrance, real or imagined. Pick a celebrity, any celebrity, write a haiku about their perfume. Use the simplified English form — your haiku should have three lines, the first line with five syllables, the second line...

Before we begin today's poll, a couple quick pieces of business. First, no posts tomorrow or Monday. (Happy 4th of July to everyone who is celebrating!) We'll be back on Tuesday, and the 2nd quarter damage poll will be coming up on Thursday, so dig out all those receipts. Today, the usual...

co/HDvVEmlk "Keith Urban: Be modest with scent" (little diss at I Am King) http://t.co/D2UrSRI6 Aftelier holiday open house & sale, Dec 9-11 in Berkeley RT @LArtisan: 24th of November: L'Artisan Parfumeur's Christmas party @Covent Garden, 4pm. Come and do your Ch... (cont)...

Hope everyone is having a relaxing long weekend. I'm looking for a rose scent that dances between the rose and something spicy, smokey, woody and/or with incense. My daughter and I both tried FM Portrait of a Lady. On her the rose was tempered by this lovely spicey, woody base. On me it was...

Related poll: Lazy Friday poll ~ shaken, not stirred. Note: top image is televisión lado A by angelrravelor at flickr; some rights reserved.

Today's poll is about scented functional products: please tell us about a few of your favorite scented products for skin, hair, or house cleaning. Before I list my own favorites, I wanted to mention that Now Smell This has been having some performance issues this week — apologies to anyone...

 

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