Mainstream Monday: Sniffing Some Popular Perfumes
OK, OK, I don’t want you guys to think I’m some jaded perfume snob. Years ago I wrote some not-so-great reviews of Maison Martin Margiela Replica perfumes.¹ Let me explain. It’s not that I dislike this brand or think the perfumes are bad. They aren’t. They’re all extremely wearable. My beef with the line is that the ideas aren’t very original. I’ve been writing this blog since 2008 (yes, 10 years) and I’ve seen every one of Maison Martin Margiela’s… Continue reading | 4 Comments
I’m trying so hard to make this post not sound like I’m not a whiny, jaded fumehead, but I have a feeling this post is going to come across like I’m a whiny, jaded fumehead.
As a fashion brand, I like (and own some) Maison Martin Margiela and I love the concept of the Replica line, so when I heard about the perfumes, I wanted to try them. But, then I didn’t. I can’t really describe why other than once I… Continue reading | 10 Comments
Maison Martin Margiela has launched a line of Replica perfumes inspired by various memories from beaches to carnivals. I have a feeling out of the Replica series, that Jazz Club will receive the most hype. It’s a powdery tobacco leather that leans to the sweeter side. It seems to have all these elements that people like.
Jazz Club reminds me too much of standing outside of an Abercrombie & Fitch covered in Johnson’s & Johnson’s baby powder. It’s powdery with a very sharp, synthetic sweet… Continue reading | 11 Comments