Black Orchid by Tom Ford

Hi there Posse! Black Orchid was a huge hit, still is. If Tom Ford did nothing else after it he would still be revered. Actually if he had stopped here and not gone on to a Montale like array of… Continue Reading

Honeymoon Fragrance: Jin + Portia

Hey Hey Posse! Last year Jin and I got married. It was one of the craziest, most wonderful and terrifying months of my life. We had friends and family descend from over the world. Tara from A Bottled Rose and… Continue Reading

Music For A While by Frederic Malle

Music For a While Frederic Malle Fragrantica

Hiya Perfume Posse! A sample of Music For A While came recently in my Surrender To Chance order. We had sniffed it last year at Le Bon Marché in Paris and had a wonderful hour or so with the SA there. I… Continue Reading

Batucada by L’Artisan Parfumeur

Batucada by L'Artisan Parfumeur

HiHo Perfume Peeps! You all have spring up in the northern hemisphere so I wanted to chat about a long-time favourite scent of mine, Batucada. For some reason this fragrance never gets any chatter. Since it was released I have… Continue Reading

Couch Cocoon Fragrances

Helloooooooo POSSE! I am writing to you from my Couch Cocoon. Yes, struck down by the dreaded lurgy. I am cuddled up on the couch in two doonas (duvets) with cushions, tea, snacks, Perfume by Neil Chapman and an endless… Continue Reading

Fire Amber Baby by Cult of Scent

Hey Hey Posse! Fire Amber Baby! Isn’t it the best name for a fragrance EVER? One of the things I really love about wearing it is telling people the name. It always generates its own buzz of excitement. Fire Amber… Continue Reading

Caravelle Epicee by Frapin

Hi Posse Peeps! Caravelle Epicee (Caravelle Épicée) the closest I can get to any meaning from the name is a Spanish or Portuguese Spice Ship with two or three masts. I recently purchased this from my friend Greg. He had a… Continue Reading