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EauPEN Thread – Most Worn Winter Edition

Colleen Moore
Which perfume/perfumes have you worn the most this past winter?
As spring is officially approaching (next week!), I’m ready to move on to new things AKA new perfumes. In celebration of this, it’s Purple Flowers Week on EauMG next week.¹ I’m also changing up my perfume rotation this weekend. This has been such a cold, harsh winter. I’m so over it. This has felt like the winter that will never end.

As I put things away, (since I apparently can not put away my snow boots yet), I’ve been… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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Jean Paul Gaultier Classique “Under Your Skin” Summer EDT Perfume Review

Jean Paul Gaultier Summer

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular (Limited Edition) Perfume

My entire life I’ve admired Jean Paul Gaultier because Madonna circa 1992 has brainwashed me to do so. I admire the Jean Paul Gaultier Classique perfumes but I don’t wear them. I honestly wear bullet bras more frequently than I wear JPG Classique EDP. I do find myself wearing the limited edition feminines for summer. I find them more to my liking and the 2013 Summer Edition is no exception.

Classique Summer 2013 is a… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Penhaligon’s Juniper Sling EDT Fragrance Review

Penhaligon's Juniper Sling

Sometimes when a perfume doesn’t have any impression on me, I store it away and pull it out 6-12 months later to see if my tastes have changed. Penhaligon’s Juniper Sling was exiled to this chartreuse hat box. Here I am 2 years later trying it again to see it had grown on me.

Juniper Sling opens with a crisp citrus. I can’t shake the ambroxan from the start. It seems to overtake the fragrance. When I ignore the ambroxan (I have to make a conscious… Continue reading | 14 Comments

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1920’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Colleen Moore

Colleen Moore

 

“I was the spark that lit up Flaming Youth, Colleen Moore was the torch. What little things we are to have caused all that trouble.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Colleen was in a million films and became an icon of an era. My guess is that this portrait is from the late 1920’s (1927 or 1928), the height of Colleen’s popularity. She is often overshadowed by other “flappers” of the era as they were viewed as more rebellious due to their film roles. Colleen was America’s Sweetheart… Continue reading | 11 Comments