Traveling Monday: Scents for a summer road trip

I’m heading down the highway for a few days at the beach so I will be out of touch for a bit. My destination doesn’t offer much in the way of sniffing, so I’ll have to bring my own. But… Continue Reading

Prescriptives Calyx, Chanel Coromandel: You smell (fill in the blank)

A few comments on a recent post of mine gave me pause for thought about how others perceive our fragrance. The perfume we wear can elicit strong responses, both positive and negative and sometimes in unexpected ways. One of my… Continue Reading


by Musette, who is craving some chocolate layer cake.   I remember the first time.  I was in Saks, back in the Joy/Paris/Poison days….  Diane was helping me, as I considered a purchase of Joy (remember when it was The… Continue Reading

Top 10 Best Perfumes of Summer

Yesssss!  It’s SUMMAH!  And time for the Top 10 Best Perfumes for Summer. I know a lot of folks hate summer, hiding out in their AC until the first nip of autumn arrives.  Not Musette.  I love the whole ‘so… Continue Reading