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Patch NYC Pipe Solid Perfume Review

Patch NYC Pipe Solid Perfume

As a non-smoker, I find it odd that I define tobacco scents as my “comfort” scents. I never grow tired of the following combo in perfume: booze, dry tobacco, and sweetness. I like complicated versions of this. And I even like simple, “slow-food” versions of this combo.

Patch NYC Pipe opens as a boozy cognac and unsmoked cigar. The tobacco is dry, crisp. And then it dries to a softer vanilla flavored tobacco. The base is soft, creamy vanilla woods. Simple and good… Continue┬áreading | 8 Comments

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A 2010 Holiday Gift Guide for the Chic Hipster

Holiday 2010 Indie Cosmetic & Fragrance Guide

Here’s a gift guide for the person that is cooler than me. This gift guide contains some luxurious indie beauty and fragrance gifts in a variety of price points.

1. Strangebeautiful Artisnal Library of Camo Nail Color Kit – Who wouldn’t love a kit of 8 unusual artisanal nail colors? I love Strangebeautiful Artisanal Library of Camo Nail Color Kit. This kit contains strange satin finish greens, putties, and taupes. Oh, how I love these colors! More info… Continue┬áreading | 4 Comments