“So, what’s your type?”
It’s something, as far as people go, that I didn’t really ask myself. I like clever, funny folks. I like people that are going to get my corny puns. I like a person that may even laugh at that corny pun. But, when it comes to perfume, I have a type. I have a few types.
“My type? I like Greens so bitter they’ll make your nose bleed. I like Aldehydes as big as the hair on The Porter Wagoner Show and as frigid as Joan Crawford. And… Continue reading | 13 Comments
When I was putting together this list of the most worn perfumes of summer 2015, I almost felt like I had some sort of amnesia. This summer felt so long. Thanks to my Favorites posts, I had some idea of what I wore the most. And also those posts helped me realize that there wasn’t something wrong with me or my memory. This was a super busy, borderline disorientating summer for me.
It was our first summer on the East Coast. It’s… Continue reading | 13 Comments
UPDATE – This is a review of the EDT. The fragrances have been reformulated and are now available in an EDP concentration. There are noticeable differences between the two formulations.
Chanel 1932 is inspired by first High Jewelry Collection. It’s a perfume inspired by jewels. And when it comes to perfumery, that’s not necessarily original. However, when it comes to jewels, I expect Chanel to interpret this better than anyone since this brand has never met an aldehyde that it didn’t like. And is there… Continue reading | 5 Comments
Viktoria Minya Hedonist Iris is a sheer, delicate iris soliflore. If you’re looking for something like the original Hedonist, I think you’re going to be very disappointed. In fact, while trying Hedonist Iris, it was best for me to push the original Hedonist out of my mind. Hedonist Iris is completely different. It’s an ethereal iris.
Hedonist Iris opens as a sheer, light fragrance with subtle spice, sparkling aldehydes and a tart blackcurrant. The heart of the fragrance wears as a sheer iris and… Continue reading
December is the month that I start to crave chypres. I blame it on the decadence of the holidays. All the tinsel, lights, spicy aromas must rub off on me. I too, want to be decked out like some sort of suburban Christmas tree. I want to be covered in jewels, sparkles, tinsel, silk and velvet! But, I can’t walk around like a human version of a Macy’s Holiday tree. However, I can wear perfumes that remind me of the decadence of the holidays. I… Continue reading | 4 Comments