Two for Fall: Caron Le 3e Homme and Coty L’Aimant

Musette wrote just this week (brilliantly) about the change of seasons and also grief. Well, I don’t have anything really to write about the latter, but we have had a touch of the former, yes, even here in LA. You… Continue Reading

Cheap and Cheerful: Florida Water

It’s hot here. And Humid. Now, I know that I should add the addendum “humid for LA” because the actual humidity has got nothing on the rest of the country, where it can get to 100% without even having an… Continue Reading

Disco Stew, Too: Halston for Women

Last time I nattered on about the guy fragrances from Halston; this time let’s talk about the ladies. Halston (Now “Halston Classic”) Was released in 1975 according to Fragrantica, with notes of: Top notes are Green Leaves, Mint, Melon, Bergamot… Continue Reading

Orange You Glad? Serge Lutens Mandarine Mandarin, Demeter Sweet Orange, and Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Sweet Basil Mandarine

First, some news: smell bent, the fun, cheeky company specializing in fun, cheeky, and inexpensive scents is shuttering it’s store after 12 years. I believe that nose and proprietor Brent Leonesio is moving on career-wise to a different direction and… Continue Reading