So it’s that time of year – well, actually beyond that time – for Paris and French perfume shopping. Delayed because it turns out January isn’t really the best time personally to go, plus my mom and aunt and two sons are going so we can visit my uncle and his family. Thanks to a ton of points, the airplane tickets were close to free, and we can stay in my uncle’s apartment. Yeah for cheap!
I am putting together my list of things I need to hunt down perfume-wise. This is the time of year that Serge typically puts out an export, right? And Hermessence usually does something in February? I’m going to try to hunt down that new Cartier L’heure missing from all places I normally find it here. I know there’s some exclusive lines there beyond the ones we are seeing, but the names of them are completely escaping me! I know Iunx has something new since the last time I was there.
What else must I hunt down? I’ll do it for all of you. No, I can’t mule anything back. Well, maybe I could. I’ll do a drawing for it! If you drop a comment and just note that you want something muled, and you win, I’ll bring you back what you want. Drop a comment regardless telling me what to look for, but unless you note you would like to be entered, I’ll not put you in the drawing.
No, I’m not paying for what you want. You’ll have to pay for it.
Four winners from comments can get one bottle of perfume muled back. I can this time because I have four extra mules and had enough points to fly Business so we’ve got luggage room to spare. That’s something you won’t hear me say very often. If you’ve been yearning for that Serge nonexport and don’t want to pay $300 at Barney’s, this is a great chance to get it for the Euro price at Serge with the exchange rate up, about 150-160, I think.
Ann, you can just ignore the entering part. Of course I will bring you back MF teas, just let me know your favorites!
Next question. We are thinking of a day trip to Reims. It’s a 45-minute fast train, we spend the day, I get a chance to ship some champagne back home, take the fast train home the same day. Is this a good plan? Has anyone done this? Or should I rethink this and rent a hotel or B&B? Go somewhere else close by instead of Reims?