Fracas… the name of this perfume, it’s time of release and associations with noir cinema makes me want to grab my … More
Green florals have always enticed me, vintage or modern. Florabotanica from the house of Balenciaga or Deneuve by Catherine Deneuve … More
This trio of Diors corresponds to each other very well. Not only through smell but through the names as well, something … More
Diorissimo is unabashedly a floral. Not that being unabashed is a bad thing but the reason why I say that is is because it is only and singularly a floral, nothing else.
I remember I located an issue of Vanity Fair, circa 1993 with beautiful Julia Roberts on the cover in one … More
I don’t know how Arpege became a legendary perfume, especially since it doesn’t have Shalimar’s exoticsm or L’air Du Temps’ … More
Gorgeous advert right? The caption – misleading. Miss Dior was launched in 1947 while I suppose Dior was hot … More
Eau de toillete, Eau de Parfum, eau de cologne, Parfum de toilette, the list goes on and on. And it … More
Have you ever come across a person whom you haven’t ever even had the pleasure of seeing in person but … More
Ysatis by Givenchy came out in the early 1980’s. This perfume, like all other 80’s perfumes is a bomb. A flower bomb. An ylang ylang bomb. A beautiful bomb, non-destructive (unless you were like me when you were five and couldn’t keep the lid on the allergies). This is the first perfume I ever smelled, I think so. And on nobody other then my mother.