A Lab on Fire LiquidNight is a fragrance inspired by the “hidden depth of the night in New York City”. I really don’t want to think about the hidden things, persons or activities that hide deep within NYC at night. I don’t even want to know where the “liquid” inspiration came from…
Smoky woods and a coconut lime. Saffron cream. LiquidNight is deliciously comforting. The heart and dry down still has smoky woods and lavender but it’s much more creamy and sweeter with more… Continue reading
Here are the perfumes that I found myself wearing the most during winter 2012/13.
12. Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles – This is one of those predictable winter fragrances on the list. That doesn’t take away from its perfection. Here’s my review. $140 at Beautyhabit.
11. April Aromatics Bohemian Spice – This is a thick, spicy earthy fragrance that smells amazing on skin and on scarves. Complex and comforting. Here’s my review. €189 at April Aromatics
I’m one of those people that hates the winter. I’m not just contrary. I have my reasons. Cold weather causes me much pain. And after my trip to NYC this week, I’m ready for the cold to be gone from my life.
Sienne l’Hiver opens with a cold crispness that smells like freshly crushed greens and sliced bell pepper on a tray of crushed ice. I also pick up on cilantro and a hint of an olive bar. There’s more white musk in the top than… Continue reading | 4 Comments
It’s the holidays. Eggnog lattes, crowded grocery stores, Christmas music wherever you go…and Smell Bent’s holiday perfume collection! Here’s my quick reviews of all 5 in the Smell Bent 2012 Holiday Happening Collection:
Lady Dreidel with notes of hiba, sandalwood, vanilla, chocolate gelt, orris and soft musk.
Lady Dreidel is a soft, powdery woodsy fragrance with earthy chocolate. The sandalwood is buttery and the hiba adds a cedar-y… Continue reading | 5 Comments
For some reason I try to keep up with fashion trends. I never buy any of the stuff and if I wear any trend, it’s by accident because I have something vintage like it in my closet. But, I do like to keep up. Fashion says so much about society and where we’re going and where we wish to go. In this post I’m pairing perfumes with the popular fall/winter trends of 2012 for women. Most of us won’t go out of our way to wear these trends. I have no desire to walk around in some crazy expensive brocade embellished thing… Continue reading | 30 Comments