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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Mona di Orio Suede de Suede and Dojima ~ fragrance review

In my mind, Mona di Orio has always been associated with quirky — and sometimes outright challenging — fragrances. Mona di Orio Nuit Noire is as dark and animalic a fragrance as I’ve ever smelled. Even the perfume house’s single note...Show More Summary

Caron Pour Un Homme Parfum ~ new fragrance

French perfume house Caron has launched Pour un Homme Parfum, a new variation on 1934's Pour Un Homme. Pour un Homme Parfum follows 2015's Pour un Homme Sport...

Memo Kedu Sesame ~ new fragrance

French niche line Memo has launched Kedu Sesame, a new unisex fragrance. Kedu Sesame is a flanker to 2014's Kedu...

4711 Acqua Colonia Green Tea & Bergamot and Coffee Bean & Vetyver ~ new fragrances

4711 will launch Green Tea & Bergamot and Coffee Bean & Vetyver, the latest seasonal additions to the brand's Acqua Colonia range...

Woman above all

Jessica Chastain for Ralph Lauren Woman.

Monday scent of the day 7/24

It's another Monday, and also, Tequila Day and J Lo's birthday. What fragrance are you wearing? If I had any J Lo Glow left, I'd be wearing that, but I don't. Instead I'm wearing Sultan Pasha Nankun Kodo, which I've been wearing all weekend. Show More Summary

The daily lemming

"Travel abroad without leaving home" with Castelbel Porto's Hello Cities soap collection. Shown are Bonjour Paris (jasmine, of course) and Hello London (tea time, of course), $10 each for 150g at Beautyhabit.

Elizabeth and James Nirvana Amethyst & Nirvana French Grey ~ new fragrances

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's Elizabeth and James brand will launch two fragrances for women, Nirvana Amethyst and Nirvana French Grey.

Lazy weekend poll ~ scrubbers! episode 3

A repeat of a poll we did in 2011 and 2014: tell us about your most-hated perfume, your most recent scrubber, nasty layering combinations you've discovered, perfumes you'd prefer to never smell again, or anything like. Please, DO NOT read the comments if you're at all sensitive about your own perfume loves. Show More Summary

The daily lemming

A packaging-based want that I'll never see: a limited edition version of the Rose Hand Treatment from Ladurée's Les Merveilleuses beauty line. Due to launch in September.

Online fragrance shopping

New at macys: selected Clean, Michel Germain Sexual Paris Tendre. New at neimanmarcus: Lancome Parfait de Roses & Roses Berberanza. Deal at smallflower: take 10% off with coupon code SUMMER17, good through 7/24.

Clinique Aromatics Elixir Premier ~ new fragrance

Clinique has launched Aromatics Elixir Premier, a new fragrance for women. Aromatics Elixir Premier is a flanker to to 1971’s Aromatics Elixir...

11 Cheap Perfumes Beauty Outsiders Love

Earlier this month, Marie Claire did a listicle on 10 Cheap Perfumes Beauty Insiders Love. I have no real objection to their list 1 other than the inclusion of a $76 perfume and an $82 body oil — beauty insiders apparently have a different...Show More Summary

Just rock!

Tops off (possibly NSFW) for the Zadig & Voltaire Just Rock! fragrances.

Eric Buterbaugh Floral Ouds ~ new perfumes

Floral designer Eric Buterbaugh has launched three new fragrances in a Floral Oud collection: Rose, Orange Flower and Lily of the Valley...

Jo Malone English Oak ~ new fragrances

Jo Malone will launch the English Oak collection in September. The two fragrances, English Oak & Hazelnut and English Oak & Redcurrant, were developed by perfumer Yann Vasnier, who notes...

Friday scent of the day 7/21

Happy Friday! It's also Ernest Hemingway's birthday. Our community project for today: do what you will with the Hemingway theme, and tell us why you chose your fragrance. What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with yourShow More Summary

The daily lemming

....or, maybe Lush Whoosh? After all, Lush invented the Shower Jelly. I think. Teen Vogue says so. Anyway, Whoosh: "Our triple-citrus wobbly wash gets you squeaky clean with its invigorating and energizing blend of fresh lemon, lime and grapefruit juices. Show More Summary

Unpleasant car smells

 While Western drivers like the 'new car' smell fresh off the production line, Chinese would rather their cars didn't smell of anything - a cultural divide that's testing car makers seeking an edge to revive sales in the world's biggest auto market. At Ford Motor Co, for example, 18 smell assessors - dubbed "golden noses" […]

Buly 1803 Alabaster Alexandrie ~ home fragrance review

I've limited my visits to department stores over the past year or so, but reports of the new l’Officine Universelle Buly 1803 boutique lured me back to Bergdorf Goodman on one of my rare visits to midtown Manhattan. Buly 1803 didn't disappoint. Show More Summary

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