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Patty White launched Perfume Posse in 2005, and we've been yapping on and on about perfume endlessly since.

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Apothia Candles

Apothia Candles

I’m recovering from last night’s sugary festivities. Let me put down my Snickers bar and tell you about a local event I went to recently featuring Ron Robinson of Apothia doing a hands-on presentation of his candles, which won the Fragrance Foundation´s 2006 Interior Scent of the Year. I´m just The rest, please…

Satan's Beehive

Satan’s Beehive

For anyone interested, Chandler Burr wrote a hilarious/fascinating article about civet in the style supplement to last Sunday’s New York Times, which contains an anecdote about civet cream that’s so disgusting I’m not even going to quote it here. He also reviewed three fragrances with civet: YSL Kouros (two stars The rest, please…

Put em up! It's the men's scents knock out roustabout!

Put em up! It’s the men’s scents knock out roustabout!

LAYdeez and GENulMEN! Roll up! Roll up! It’s take down time! Who’s gonna be the winnaah of the department store dust up? Which scent’s got the cojones to KO the other fumes with a quick one-two of the ole atomiser? Which of these here puppies’ll be loving you long time, The rest, please…

Figmania!

Figmania!

It´s still in the mid-80s here, which is really interfering with my efforts to prepare a Best of Fall post. So instead, join me on one of my new obsessions — fig.   I´ve always been indifferent to fig, in fragrance and in food. Other than hoovering down the occasional The rest, please…

Montale White Musk & Olivier Durbano Black Tourmaline

Montale White Musk & Olivier Durbano Black Tourmaline

  First, Parfums Raffy is having a 10% off sale.  Use code RAFFY07PP. The sale runs through 10/24/07 and is only valid for internet orders. Second, my unabated and unrequited crush on Christian Bale continues.  Made “Reign of Fire” watchable. Montale White Musk, got some of this in the Montale Swedish The rest, please…

Parfume d'Empire Fougere Bengale, Equistrius & Osmanthus Interdite

Parfume d’Empire Fougere Bengale, Equistrius & Osmanthus Interdite

Parfume d’Empire’s three new scents hit with varying degrees of accuracy on my personal likes, but I found all three either interesting or just beautiful.  The one thing I can say for this line, I may not always like what they put out for me personally, but I always admire what they The rest, please…

Little Pleasers

Little Pleasers

Today I´m blogging off-topic. I´m a sucker for that perfect little thing that adds joy to your daily grind. I´m always asking friends – wow, where did you get that fabulous pen/coffee/pair of gloves? The holiday season isn´t that far away, and I´m gathering stocking-stuffer items like great hand salves, The rest, please…

New Release Friday and winner of Pluie, et all samples

New Release Friday and winner of Pluie, et all samples

The new releases are multiplying on my desk like perfume tribbles, so let’s whack off a few, shall we?  Wait, before we do that… I forgot about a drawing for a sample of Guerlain Iris Ganache, Bois d’Armenie, Pluie and Spiriteuse Double Vanille, and the winner is…. Helen T!  Congrats, and The rest, please…