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In Search of Amber (Derek)

Amber.  We have such a complex, masochistic relationship. I love amber; I want to love amber more than I do, but the idea of smelling like a head shop is incredibly off-putting to me. Amber can be such a refined, decadent scent. It can just as easily, however, take on the smell of what I [...]
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The smell I hate…

Beauty / Perfume : Now Smell This (5 years ago)

The smell I hate more than anything on the planet is the smell of the airport duty-free shop. The mix of fragrances is quite horrible and I didn’t want my stores to smell of anything. — Frederic Malle, quoted in Scents of self in th... Read Post

A woman obsessed with smell

Beauty / Perfume : Now Smell This (7 months ago)

She is a woman obsessed with smell. As head of a sensory ecology lab, she's spent the past two decades picking apart how seabirds' ability to detect scents is key to their survival. Nevitt had the good fortune to arrive in the field... Read Post

Eau de NERD - les eaux pour les autres - new perfume

Beauty / Perfume : 1000 Fragrances (last year)

Après le discours, there is NERD. Fragrance minus pretension. Love the idea. I wear those glasses too. Maybe it's time to say less things about perfumes... So, no review of the scent. Order Nerd, smell, love or adore. "If it smells ... Read Post


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