Phlur is a new brand of perfumes located in Austin, Texas. As someone that has been writing a perfume blog since 2008, I’ve tried a lot of brands. Phlur claims to take the “BS out of fragrance buying”. That’s honorable, but what is the BS? I think Perfume People would describe what irks them about the perfume industry differently than someone that is the occasional perfume wearer. When you go to the site, there’s no notes listed. Instead it’s a playlist, lots of pictures of hot young people and… Continue reading | 17 Comments
It’s autumn! And I’m ready for fall fragrances. Here’s my picks for fragrances to get you through all your various autumn activities.
These are perfumes that remind me of fall’s harvest. Or I think they’d pair well with a lazy stroll through an apple orchard.
Parfum d’Empire Aziyadé EDP – Aziyadé is a dried fruits with spices that opens with juicy, autumn-picked pomegranates. The dry-down is delightfully animalic. Retails for $145 at Beautyhabit.
Sonoma Scent Studio
J05EPH K 9/Clouds is accurately named. When wearing this fragrance, I feel like I am falling backwards into a dreamy, soft down-feather mattress that never ends. 9/Clouds is soft and surrounds me. It’s the ultimate in comfort. 9/Clouds is like the perfect night’s sleep (which is a luxury for many of us).
The Mainstream Monday : Sniffing a Popular Perfume
Lolita Lempicka Si Lolita has been around for a few years but recently it has hit the American market hard. I think in time for Mother’s Day. I’ve seen it in many stores and catalogs. The SA was giving me a hard sell, telling me that the four-leaf clover shaped bottle represents Lolita Lempicka and her 3 daughters. Um, OK, I like symbolism but this was useless information… Continue reading | 11 Comments
Boyfriend is a fragrance by actress Kate Walsh. I had an opportunity to interview Kate Walsh about Boyfriend. There’s more information of the inspiration of this fragrance in that post. This is my review.
After wearing Boyfriend a few more times, I’ve decided that I really love it. At first I was wary. Does the world need another patchouli vanilla even if it is pleasant? Does the world need another fragrance gender neutral woodsy amber? Well, I could argue yes or… Continue reading | 14 Comments