I know it’s unseemly to complain when it’s likely not that hot here compared to the rest of the country. But that will not of course stop me. It’s hot and sticky and I want it to stop, please. I don’t have AC since every year it does this for a week or two in August or September and I keep telling myself it’s not worth the money. One year we had a day when it was 116?(at least that’s what it was before the official LA thermometer melted) I almost just went back to work to sleep. Luckily this isn’t nearly that bad..
But anyway.. What to wear in this heat? I’m going to name 5 I like to turn to when it’s warm. I’m not going into them in much detail since I think everyone pretty much knows them, but in no particular order:
Hermès Eau d’orange vert (or, the one in the green bottle): it’s orange and green and woody and light and as perfect as a crisp linen shirt.
Annick Goutal Eau de Sud: always living in the shadow of it’s more famous sibling, this is a fantastic citrus/chypre that as far as I can tell has survived the reformulation wars far better than any other.
Dior Eau Sauvage: a benchmark, a classic, a reference scent that’s so much better than it’s flankers I don’t know why they even bother. I never want to run out.
Andy Tauer Reverie au Jardin: a cool, slightly candied lavender that develops into so much more..
smell bent tok’yo mama: a chipper, crisp yuzu and tea scent that could only be better if it were served over shaved ice. Preferably with a nice slug of Gin.
I’m sure if I looked around I could choose about 12 more. So, please chime in with your choices.
Image: surface of the sun, wikipedia commons