It needs workhorses — perfumes that smell easy and versatile and don't butt in. Go-to perfume. What are your go-to perfumes?

Years after Now Smell This publishes a post, people still drop by to comment on it. Recently, Julia left a comment on a four-year-old post about Chanel No. 5 wondering what modern fragrances might achieve the classic status of No. 5. It's a good question. Victoria at Bois de Jasmin compiled...

But increasingly, technology is making it possible, and historians, scientists, and perfumers are now taking the idea of smells as historical artifacts more seriously. They argue that it's time to delve into our olfactory past, trying harder to understand how people experienced the world with...

"French perfume 'nose' Guerlain in new racism charge" http://t.co/i7VZuSrK RT @lessenteurs: Please call 020 7730 2322 to book your place on the Eau d'Italie night - 19th April, 6.30pm for 7pm start. "Louis Vuitton threatens law school over parody poster" (not about perfume, but funny; at...

on buying sweet Dior sunglasses and looking a bit more like "prominent" nosed Julia Nobis, one of the models Grazia gives a shout out to for helping get new noses on trend. It's always refreshing to hear that you don't need to go under the knife in order to embrace those Western beauty...

Ah the joys of getting old right? But there's still a little Summer left to be had so $15 for 32 eyeshadows that might just remind me of the fact I still have that dream of being a mermaid is an investment well made right? You can grab the Makeup Revolution Mermaids Forever Eyeshadow...

Gain flings gives you more joy than listening to your favorite music. I don't know what it is about the smell of Gain but the scent makes listening to music and washing much more enjoyable for me! It just instantly puts me in a great mood, which is why Gain flings is proven to be Music to...

fear, all you need to do is go to Japan and pick up one of these handy gadgets to help you love your nose again. Meet Exhibit A: The Nose Butterfly. This might or might not work for you if you feel your nose is too flat. And, bargain of bargains, it's only $58. Exhibit B:Beauty Lift High...

Just to name a few new fragrances that feel as eternal as the vintage fragrances whose disappearance I lament, I'm thankful for Amouage Jubilation 25, Parfum d'Empire Azemour les Orangers, and Cartier Baiser Volé parfum. I'm also grateful for the smaller perfume companies springing up....

For anyone who was counting on wasting a few minutes on Now Smell This, here are a few articles from the archives that might be worth a peek: If you were also counting on a little conversation, do add your scent of the day to the comments! Note: top image is Maldives, your perfect holiday...

 

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