I haven’t posted one of these in a long time (a year to be exact) but apparently cooler weather makes me want to shop more. I find myself on a lot of sites and unfortunately (fortunately?) I have come across some deals. I thought I would share them with you since being a perfume blogger is also being an enabler.
There really isn’t a theme for this month other than “stuff I’ve been thinking about”:
1. D.S. & Durga Pocket Perfume
Jul et Mad is a perfume brand founded by a young married couple. The “themes” of the perfume deal with romance and love. Aqua Sextius is the newest perfume from the line and it’s inspired by Aix-en-Provence as an autobiographical fragrance. This is where the couple were wed and where they reside. This place is known as “The City of 100 Fountains”. You can pick this up in Aqua Sextius. This perfume is a mineral, green aquatic floral.
Aqua Sextius is a bitter, tart… Continue reading | 6 Comments
I’m not wild about citrus fragrances. I don’t dislike them but I do find myself not going out of my way to try them. So, when I had heard that Jul et Mad Terasse à St-Germain was the”citrus” from the line, my immediate response was “Oh, I can wait on this one”. The reviews started popping up on some of my favorite blogs and seemed that most bloggers were falling in love with the other two, Amour de Palazzo and… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Jul et Mad Stilettos on Lex is a perfume inspired by inspired by the rich bitches of New York. It’s more Sex and the City worship (a show that I’ve never ever watched, can you believe that?) in the fashion and beauty world. Out of the three Jul et Mad perfumes, a new luxury, niche perfume house with ties to NYC and France, Stilettos on Lex is the most “accessible” and I imagine they doing very well with it. It seems to be carefully… Continue reading | 10 Comments
Jul et Mad is a new French perfume line created by 2 young lovers. Amour de Palazzo is a perfume inspired by a romantic trip to Venice. Never having one of those, my impressions of Amour de Palazzo is different. When I first wore it, I imagined the dressing rooms hidden in an old opera house at the turn of the century. It’s a diva dressing in her quarters.
Amour de Palazzo opens as a spicy patchouli (lots of ginger, lots of clove). It wears as this… Continue reading | 5 Comments