Memorial Day

Well, this weekend is Memorial Day here in the old USofA. According to Wikipedia Memorial Day “is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the U.S. military personnel who died while serving in the United States.”… Continue Reading

Spring has Sprung

Well, I hope everyone had a very pleasant Mother’s Day. I sent out greetings to my friends who are moms and enjoyed seeing pictures of the Northern Lights, which apparently could be seen as far south as southern California. Unfortunately… Continue Reading

Serge Lutens Santal Majuscule and Parole d’Eau

Well, one of the nice things about ordering from the source (in addition to their packaging; SL does pitch black everything, Dior does pristine white, and Guerlain is beribboned and luxe as can be) is that you get samples. Lutens… Continue Reading

Van Py Rhum Lorenzo Pazzaglia

Hey there Posse! A brand new house to me. Discovered on Surrender To Chance and bought because the name looked cool. Van Py Rhum, and I’m most probably sounding it completely wrong in my head, feels good in my brain.… Continue Reading

You can’t go back: Zibeline de Weil

Well this one has been a long time coming. I’ve actually had the sample of vintage Zibeline that I got from Surrender to Chance for almost a year now, and have been dabbing little pin pricks of it here and… Continue Reading

The Classics: Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior

Well, I happen to be writing this on the day of the eclipse (because sometimes I don’t leave things until the last second.) A minor eclipse fever has gripped the nation, including in Southern California, where we are nowhere near… Continue Reading