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Erik Kormann Borobudar & Famagusta ~ new fragrances

Indie perfumer Erik Kormann has launched two new fragrances, Borobudar and Famagusta...

Mistral Cote d’Azur & White Flowers ~ new fragrances

Mistral has streamlined and repackaged their fragrance collection. Three older fragrances — Lychee Rose, Lavender and Verbena — have remained, and two new fragrances have been introduced: Côte d'Azur and White Flowers...

Wednesday scent of the day 10/29

Happy Wednesday! Do tell us what fragrance you're wearing today. I picked Andrea Maack Coal. Has anyone tried her newer fragrance, Coven? Reminder: this Friday, 10/31, for Halloween wear your quirkiest or weirdest or spookiest fragrance...

Online fragrance shopping

New at barneys: Le Labo solid perfumes. Deal at beautyhabit: get free shipping on orders of $35 or more with coupon code DELIGHT, good through 11/4. New at dillards: Michael Kors White. New at luckyscent: Aroma M Camellia, Nobile 1942 Danse della Libellule. New at nordstrom: Hermes Ambre des Merveilles limited edition. New at usa.loccitane: […]

Portia in Chicago!

Perfume PossePortia in Chicago! I usually get squooed on my birthday.  It’s one of those days, like folks who are born on (or near) Christmas – or the 4th of July.  We get squooed.  Mine is usually right at or around Thanksgiving (unlike Christmas & the 4th of July, T- Day is not a fixed date).  Folks are traveling, The rest, please... Perfume PossePortia in Chicago!

Monkey man

Model Benjamin Eidem in the new ad for Michael Kors for Men. There's blue water, abs, kissing, a plane, a helicopter, a fast car, a perfect downtown apartment, a sexy girl, retro-chic sunglasses and a beach with palm trees (not necessarily in that order). Plus Mick Jagger singing. If only they'd added a big cat (or […]

Two from Korres ~ new fragrances

Greek brand Korres has launched two new fragrances: Bellflower, Tangerine & Pink Pepper for Women and Blue Sage, Lime & Fir Wood for Men...

Online fragrance shopping

New at indiescents: 8 new from 4160Tuesdays. New at neimanmarcus: Byredo Mojave Ghost. New at selfridges (UK): Annick Goutal Vent de Folie.

Tuesday scent of the day 10/28

Time marches on...it's the last Tuesday in October! What fragrance are you wearing? I'm wearing Demeter Beetroot. It isn't really as weird as it sounds...if you like any really vegetal iris scents and/or Demeter Dirt, or if you justShow More Summary

Brioni by Brioni ~ new fragrance

Italian fashion house Brioni has launched an eponymous fragrance for men (it is unrelated to the 2009 Brioni fragrance, which is now discontinued). Brioni by Brioni was developed in-house, and the bottle is designed to reflect how fabric moves...

Clinique Aromatics in White ~ new perfume

Clinique will launch Aromatics in White, a new fresh floral fragrance for women. Aromatics in White is a flanker to 1971's Aromatics Elixir...

Perfume Sample Fairy Godmother November 2014

Perfume PossePerfume Sample Fairy Godmother November 2014       Hey, it is time again for the Perfume Sample Fairy Godmother for November 2014.     So here’s how Fairy Godmother works – this post will be open for the entire month of November 2014. Show More Summary

Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent by Mandy Aftel ~ book review

In fiction, an effective writer uses plot not just to move the story along, but to illuminate an underlying theme. If Mandy Aftel’s Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent were a novel, the plot would be the five essences — cinnamon, mint, frankincense, ambergris, and jasmine — around which she structures the book. Show More Summary

Fait danser Noel

A dancing Christmas from L'Occitane...in the colors of their new Arlésienne fragrance.

Monday scent of the day 10/27

It's Monday yet again. What's your fragrance today? I am wearing Kenzo UFO / Unidentified Fragrance Object. Reminder: this Friday, 10/31, for Halloween wear your quirkiest or weirdest or spookiest fragrance...

Online fragrance shopping

New at beautyhabit: Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Ambre Precieux Ultime. New at first-in-fragrance (DE): Eight & Bob Cap d'Antibes & Egypt, Isabey Lys Noir, Atelier Cologne Blanche Immortelle & Santal Carmin. New at harrods (UK): Ferragamo Signorina limited editions.

Bond no. 9 New York Sandalwood ~ new fragrance

Bond no. 9 will launch New York Sandalwood, the latest in the unisex New York Notes series that includes New York Amber, New York Oud, New York Musk and New York Patchouli...

Grigioperla Touch Sport ~ new fragrance

La Perla’s Grigioperla line for men has introduced Touch Sport, a new fragrance for men. Touch Sport is a flanker to 2000's Grigioperla Touch...

Bath & Body Works A Thousand Wishes ~ new perfume

Bath & Body Works has launched A Thousand Wishes, a new fragrance for women...

Mainstream Monday: Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black

Perfume PosseMainstream Monday: Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black I’m quite late to the party on this, but stumbled across Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black in Sephora the other day. I’m a bit too old to appreciate its creators, Ashley...Show More Summary

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