Hi there Posse, I have been looking through my collection and hoping to downsize it to manageable proportions. Jin built me a beautiful cupboard for my fragrances. I freely admit that it is more than ample space for a collection of scents. Yet there are still boxes and boxes around here that don’t fit in, and it is chock a block. So then I started to think about my perfumed White Elephants. You know, the ones you love but you never seem to use? There are as many reasons for this as stars in the sky. The bottom line though is that the fragrances never get spritzed or dabbed. Why should they languish is our draws or cupboards when they could be out in the world bringing oodles of joy?
White Elephants? What 3 Perfumes Should You Sell?
Why 3 perfumes I hear you ask? Well, thinking about selling or giving away my White Elephants makes me sad and a bit nervous. What if I sell it and then need for a reference? How about if I gift it and want to spritz myself in a particular weather or moment? What if, What if, What if? That way lies a spot on TV show HORDERS!! So to start with I decided to get just 3 White Elephants out and sell them. It’s a totally manageable number, not overwhelming and because it’s so insignificant my worries disappeared.
Funny thing is, once I started looking through my collection there are dozens of bottles that I rarely or never wear. There are also all the vintage back ups. The ones that the top notes have ever so slightly started to turn. Ones that I just can’t bring myself to spritz anymore for whatever reason. Surely they would be better elsewhere? So I made a DOC on Aussie Fragrance Network FaceBook page and have been getting rid of quite a few fabulous but unworn beauties already. As I go through the collection I’m adding more each week, some fabulous, some impossible to find, some dross but all not getting the love they deserve in my home.
What were my first three to go?
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