Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
When I sprayed on Paco Rabbane Olympèa, I had no expectations. Well, I take that back. I thought it would be a generic fruity-floral, a real disappointment for a perfume inspired by an unnamed Greek Goddess. When I sprayed on Olympèa I was confused! This was a weird fragrance that brought to mind beach town boardwalks.
I think there’s a lot of similarities between Olympea and Mugler Womanity. Olympea opens with a red berries and this savory, salty caviar and cotton… Continue reading | 19 Comments
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing A Popular Perfume
I say I’m not a snob. But, I am. I refused to try Paco Rabanne Lady Million because I didn’t like the bottle. Does that make me a snob or does it just make me shallow? Maybe you shouldn’t answer 🙂
Lady Million opens as a sweet and solar white floral. The florals are warm and woody. It is difficult for me to think about perfumes like this without thinking of Mugler Alien. And yes, people think power suit 80’s… Continue reading | 4 Comments
The Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume
All I know of Paco Rabanne is that he is the designer that designed all those bizzare-o Barbarella costumes. Well, the guy has many perfumes and colognes as well, the most recent one to have 15 minutes of fame has been Lady Million (ick). Paco Rabanne fragrances aren’t very popular in the U.S. In fact, until recently, I thought they were only sold in the U.K.! Anyways, Ultraviolet Man is a bit sci-fi. Imagine… Continue reading | 9 Comments