I had said in my 6th Blogiversary post that I’d like to start doing a feature where I revisit perfumes to see if my “eaupinions” have changed. I said I wasn’t afraid to eat crow…and I’m not.
This month I revisited some vanilla scents that I’ve reviewed in the past. The weather has cooled down and I’m craving a few sweeter, more gourmand scents.
LUSH Vanillary EDP review published… Continue reading | 8 Comments
Here’s Weekly World Fumes for April 4th, 2013:
Armani paid Cate Blanchett $10 million USD to be the face of Armani fragrances or maybe it’s an Armani fragrance. Who cares?
Marc Jacobs will launch Honey with such notes of fruit punch, orange blossom, honeysuckle, honey and vanilla. The bottle is a very twee bee.
BPAL is… Continue reading | 11 Comments
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Vanille Abricot smells exactly like cotton candy. I know fragrance reviwers and critics love to throw around that term: cotton candy. They seem to use it to describe any fragrance that may be sugary or sweet, and they usually say it in a snobby tone. I don’t throw “cotton candy” around. Vanille Abricot seriously smells just like cotton candy. Pink, fluffy cotton candy.
Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aqua Motu EDT is a clean, aquatic marine fragrance. It is described as a “light, clean, and breezy” fragrance. It is. I usually hate clean, aquatic fragrances. However, for this fume genre Aqua Motu is tolerable for an ocean-fresh-seabreeze genre, but I don’t go out of my way to wear it and I’d never buy it. It was launched in the early 90’s when all of the aquatic fragrances for men AND women were the rage. I already lived through that and I’m… Continue reading | 4 Comments
We all have a note that we love, something that appears in most of our perfume purchases. After 3 years of perfume blogging and being a life-long perfumista, I noticed that vanilla seems to be this note for many people. It can take many forms and it is in many perfumes. I go in and out of vanilla phases. It seems to be that my vanilla phases are also attached to my buying phases. I own too many vanilla perfumes. But, they are… Continue reading | 8 Comments