From tattoo choker necklaces to denim overalls to mini backpacks, we can easily see that there is a wave of 90’s nostalgia in effect right now. Even Bath & Body Works is having a moment of 90’s nostalgia and has relaunched six “Flashback Fragrances”.
What’s funny is that I was never into Bath & Body Works fragrances back in the day because they were so “mall” and I was so anti-mall in my youth. I was more about wearing perfume oils or trying to get my… Continue reading | 15 Comments
The other day someone was wearing Tommy Hilifiger Tommy Girl. My first thought was “Oh, I love this stuff!” I think Tommy Girl is one of the best tea fragrances on the planet. And this is saying something since I was suffocated by it during my teenage years. This was the perfume that ALL of the girls wore or put on their Christmas lists or stole from the department store. Tommy Girl was this one thing that preppy, geeky and even a little skanky sort of girls wanted. It… Continue reading | 24 Comments
Remember that censorship deal with Marc Jacobs Oh, Lola! perfume? Dakota Fanning goes on record saying that it was ridiculous. And that she was not corrupting youth.
Lady Gaga’s perfume, Fame, sold 6 million bottles in one week.
Smell Bent has launched a new collection of perfumes inspired by the disco called Sunset People. This collection contains… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing A Popular Perfume
I often wonder if I am a fragrance snob. I guess I am because I have more perfume opinions than the average person. But, then I think I’m not a snob because I try everything. I don’t get wowed just because some “eau” claims to be made by monks in the remote hills of Italy and retails for hundreds of dollars and smells like the orange blossom water I use in cooking. I have a few low-brow… Continue reading | 9 Comments
Haven’t had enough of Twilight yet? Bath and Body Works has launched a fragrance line Twilight Woods for men and women. I live in “Twilight Woods” so I had to give this a try. (I am not a fan of the Twilight series. I only like for my vampires to be Bela Lugosi or created by Joss Whedon). Twilight Woods for Men is a dry woodsy fragrance. I think of the fragrance as unisex. It isn’t overly… Continue reading | 5 Comments