Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
Who named this perfume? Did they not run this name by a focus group of any kind? “Touch of Pink” just sounds bad. It could go from either something sexual to some sort of illness (“I’m sorry but you have a touch of pink. What? Eye?”). I do find it really weird that in the same year that this perfume was launched, there was also a gay romantic comedy of the same name (a play on… Continue reading | 7 Comments
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing A Popular Perfume
I gave Lacoste Pour Homme a try because I was surprised at how much I loved Lacoste Pour Femme, a wonderful and soft ambrette musk with awful branding/marketing. Maybe Lacoste Pour Homme would be a pleasant surprise too. It wasn’t.
This is an EDT/mainstream men’s fragrance, so the alcohol content is high. At first spritz, I’m reminded of an alcoholic, his preference is rum and gin, and he oversprays himself in boring, generic aquatic-apple… Continue reading | 9 Comments
The Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Scent:
This scent created by Olivier Cresp back in 2003 is a woody floral based on jasmine growing in his grandmother’s garden in Grasse. The scent is made for the “free, real, and somewhat wild” woman. I think this is a pretty scent, especially if you like floral musk scents. However, I wouldn’t call this a “wild” scent at all. In fact, it’s pretty tame and “comforting”. It’s more grandmother’s garden than heady jasmine. It’s a very