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Allure Magazine Follows the Blogs

Some of you may remember that a while back, I read all the American fashion magazines every month for about a year, and carefully compared and analyzed their coverage of perfume. It was always… Continue reading

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Love is Sweet ****

Smells like rose-violet, iris, and musk. Reminiscent of L’Heure Bleue. Feels like a meditation on love. At times delicate and transcendent, at other times forceful and insistent. Always poignant. I wish I could share… Continue reading

Essences Insensées ****

Smells like furry little mimosa buds, tea, vanilla, and damp, ground almonds. Feels like a walk through a weedy field on a breezy summer day. I wish it lasted longer, and didn’t come in… Continue reading

Reglisse Noire *****

Black licorice is to me one of the happiest scents. It recalls summer vacations when I was young enough that no one expected me to do anything productive. If it was too hot… Continue reading