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Givenchy Very Irresistible Mes Envies ~ new perfume

Givenchy will launch Very Irrésistible Mes Envies, a new limited edition flanker to 2003's Very Irrésistible Givenchy. Other recent flankers to Very Irrésistible include Very Irrésistible Edition Croisière and Very Irrésistible L'Eau en Rose...

Holiday brew ha-ha: Tea time at the Posse

Perfume PosseHoliday brew ha-ha: Tea time at the Posse Yep, the holiday craziness is nearing its zenith right about now (although there are still a few days to go), so won’t you stop, take a deep breath, sit down, and have a relaxing...Show More Summary

Lazy weekend poll ~ Winter Solstice Eve, 2014

Same old weekend open thread: talk about anything you like — the perfume you’re wearing today, the perfume that had a shorter shelf life than you expected, whatever. Or, ask a question about fragrance, then see if anyone else has asked a question that you can answer…

Guerlain French Kiss ~ fragrance review

Guerlain recently launched French Kiss, a new fragrance for women and the latest addition to its Elixirs Charnels collection. French Kiss's release was timed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Guerlain's KissKiss lipsticks, and itShow More Summary

Friday scent of the day 12/19

It's De-stress Friday! Our community project for today: as we approach the holidays, wear something that keeps you tranquil and relaxed. What was your pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you're not participating in the community project. I'm wearing Monocle + Comme des Garçons Scent One: Hinoki...

Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles 2014, part 31

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Show More Summary

Online fragrance shopping

New at macys: Dolce & Gabbana Intenso. New at neimanmarcus: Guerlain Santal Royal. New at nordstrom: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver Eau de Toilette.

Andy Tauer Advent Calendar Giveaway

Perfume PosseAndy Tauer Advent Calendar Giveaway \ Today is the day Perfume Posse hosts Andy Tauer’s Advent Calendar Giveaway.  Here’s all you have to do to enter the drawing.    Leave a comment telling us what your favorite Tauer fragrance...Show More Summary

Bruno Fazzolari Lampblack ~ fragrance review

Inspired by the smell of ink, Lampblack debuted at Gallery Paule Anglim, alongside a series of ink paintings. Lampblack is named for the pigment in India ink, formerly made from the soot of oil-burning lamps. My goal with this scent was to enhance the ink-like notes of nagarmotha in a way that would create a transparent, colorful darkness. Show More Summary

The cultured rose

"We’re calling this project the cultured rose," says Patrick Boyle, an organism designer at the Boston company [Gingko Bioworks], who notes that microbes produce many naturally fermented product, such as beer, cheese, and yogurt, that we consume today. "What we’re doing is taking genes from roses and other flowers, transferring them into yeast, and rebuilding […]

Thursday scent of the day 12/18

Happy Thursday! It's Paul Klee's birthday today. What fragrance did you pick? I'm wearing Comme des Garçons + Monocle Scent Two: Laurel. Reminder: tomorrow, 12/19, is De-stress Friday...

Patch NYC Cologne Collection ~ new fragrances

Earlier this fall, Patch NYC launched a new collection of colognes, featuring scents from their candle and solid perfume range made in collaboration with Soap and Paper Factory. The six fragrances include Bear, Fedora, Owl, Pipe, Skull and Stag...

Online fragrance shopping

New at luckyscent: Eight & Bob Egypt. New at macys: Calvin Klein Reveal Men. New at saksfifthavenue: Chloe Love Story. New at thebay (CA): Bottega Veneta Knot.

What Was Your Favourite 2014 Fragrance Release?

Perfume PosseWhat Was Your Favourite 2014 Fragrance Release? YoooHoo! Posse! Portia from AustralianPerfumeJunkies and I have been looking through this years cache of new releases. There have been HUNDREDS!!! There was no way I could keep up with them all even though I tried my best. Show More Summary

Bruno Fazzolari Au Dela Narcisse des Montagnes ~ fragrance review

When I read perfume descriptions these days my eyes (usually) begin to tire and a nap seems a better use of my time; rarely do descriptions of perfumes come close to what's in the bottles. But the mention of certain notes shakes me awake...Show More Summary

Lanvin Marry Me Confettis ~ new fragrance

Lanvin will launch Marry Me! Confettis in January. The new fragrance for women is a limited edition flanker to 2010?s Marry Me! For Women and a follow-up to 2012's Marry Me! Love Edition, 2013's Marry Me à la Folie and 2014's Marry Me! Love Balloons...

Ayala Moriel Narkiss ~ new fragrance

Indie natural perfumer Ayala Moriel has launched Narkiss, a narcissus soliflore...

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Taylor Swift, behind the scenes of the photo shoot for Incredible Things.

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