An Exercise in Restraint: Serge Lutens Daim Blond and Miel de Bois

Thanks to all of who wrote on here or on FacePlace sending me thoughts about the rainstorms. We have had a few more since last week but it seems to be the last of them for a bit. I’ve been… Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

Well New Years has come and gone. I didn’t make any resolutions this year, feeling (blaming? Making excuses?) that the past hew years have been so tumultuous that I would just try to cruise on, keeping my head, and it’s… Continue Reading

Serge Lutens Clair de Musc, Muscs Kublai Khan and Kiehl’s Original Musk

Now that it’s autumn, the days are getting shorter and the temps have (briefly) flirted with something resembling chilly here in SoCal (we even had rain over the weekend!) I find myself wanting to grab some more wintery scents. Some… Continue Reading

Orange You Glad? Serge Lutens Mandarine Mandarin, Demeter Sweet Orange, and Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Sweet Basil Mandarine

First, some news: smell bent, the fun, cheeky company specializing in fun, cheeky, and inexpensive scents is shuttering it’s store after 12 years. I believe that nose and proprietor Brent Leonesio is moving on career-wise to a different direction and… Continue Reading

Bapteme du Feu by Serge Lutens

Hey Posse, Bapteme du Feu is a 2016 released Serge Lutens fragrance. I didn’t discover it for a couple of years. Mine is in the new packaging and the juice is very dark. Bought a bottle, sprayed it a few times,… Continue Reading