Unlikely favorites Monday: Montale Blue Amber

Before we tilt into spring, I’m trying to get a few cool-weather beauties finished up. First off, a confession here: I have not found a whole lot in the Montale line that agrees with me, save for their Vanille Absolu… Continue Reading

Go big or go home: Powerhouse scents

One recent dreary morning I could hardly drag myself out of bed and get moving. Cold, drizzly, gray, no sun in sight for the whole day: What’s a girl (or guy) to do? So I put on my favorite royal-blue… Continue Reading

Under the radar (body products): Laura Mercier Ambre Vanille Souffle Body Creme

Perfume Education 101

Laura Mercier has always impressed me as a great brand: pretty, dependable, quality products, with nothing in its line too odd or weird. Just good, solid, wearable stuff, with fragrances and body items that lean to the gourmand. Not to… Continue Reading