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

Unobtanium: Guerlain Sous le Vent

The discussion the last week about what to wear to court (I wore Derby, an also discontinued Guerlain that a commenter wrote might be reissued) made mention of Sous le Vent, which was a reissue I purchased at the same… Continue Reading

Double Dior: Diorella and Diorissimo

Last week’s discussion of the new Malle and it’s supposed kinship with L’Heure Bleue got me surfing the internets. Of course, the latter part of that phrase could be easily prefaced with “I was bored and that got me to”… Continue Reading

Jasmine Perfume – Guide to Best Jasmine Perfumes

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Jasmine perfume – skanky, indolic, sensual… poopy.    Whoa, whoa, puuuump the brakes, Ethel.   If you’ve been around perfume and this rather quirky perfume crowd for any length of time, you probably already know about the more, fecal aspects… Continue Reading