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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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LOL My Posse BFFs!!!

LOL My Posse BFFs!!!

And here I was worried nobody would show up and play.  As I type this, there are 1,010 comments on Swapmania! There are a few latecomers on there – the swappage continues Monday, the last official day (although I’m not going to turn comments off).  Newcomers – don’t assume a The rest, please…

Swapmania!!!

Swapmania!!!

The day you’ve been waiting for – welcome to the first (possibly semi-regular, depending on how it goes) Perfume Posse Swapmania! Today you are invited to list, in comments, your bottles of perfume, partial bottles, minis, and samples.  For everyone’s sanity, I think it would be better to list items The rest, please…

LUSH Gorilla scents - US Edition

LUSH Gorilla scents – US Edition

By Tom I admit that I’m not a huge fan of LUSH, based upon a past Christmas gift that went horribly awry.  But I’d never been to the store so when charged with trying the “Gorilla” scents I thought, “how bad could it be?” That, Tonstant Weader, is called “foreshadowing.” I The rest, please…

I Hate You!

I Hate You!

Ooh!  Before I forget, the winner of Tom’s Smell Bent sample pack is:  violetnoir The winners of the 5 Stages sample packs are:  Teri, Millicent and Ann N Tom and I will contact you directly – the Contact Us administrator is getting her ‘om’ on. So….I’m stalling for time, erm, The rest, please…

Peace, Love and Understanding (and Juicy Couture) by Nava

Peace, Love and Understanding (and Juicy Couture) by Nava

First, I’d like to say thank you for all the wonderful comments on my post two weeks ago. I’m still living in the “Bizarre-O World”, but I’m coping a bit better. Knowing there are such wonderful souls out in the electronic void just melts my heart. My rehabilitation consisted of The rest, please…

Best Perfume - how finding it leads to the 5 stages

Best Perfume – how finding it leads to the 5 stages

Finding the Best Perfume leads to 5 stages of perfume addiction. We are in the midst of some long-overdue renovation here at El O World Headquarters.  As usual His El O-ness has waited until it’s freezing cold outside to rip the house down to the studs – but whatchagonnado?  Well, The rest, please…

Hermes Iris Ukiyoé

Hermes Iris Ukiyoé

Nobody was more excited than I when Hermes announced the release of Iris Ukiyoé in the Hermessence series, with the scent allegedly based on the iris blossom rather than orris.  Orris butter – the source of “iris” in many iris scents – is made from the iris rhizome, which is The rest, please…

Booty Call!

Booty Call!

by Anita This is not a perfume review but I did sniff a buncho scents while I was gathering the info, if that counts for anything… 1999– I am twitching down Michigan Avenue in a nip-waisted suit and Maud Frizon 4” heels, grey, with little slate-blue Mercury wings at the The rest, please…

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

by Nava How many of us have loved and lost? I’m not just talking about perfume: friends, family members, spouses, pets…we mourn for different things in different ways, and no two are ever alike. Three years ago, my life as I knew it changed forever. The details of this transformation The rest, please…

Unwashed and Uncut

Unwashed and Uncut

The kids have been home for four days, the county having graciously decided to take Monday, the day after Halloween, as a teacher in-service day, so we could deal with the candy aftermath ourselves.  I’ve carved out as much time as I could for some creative writing, fending off the The rest, please…