Rose & Cuir by Frédéric Malle 2019

Hi there Posse. Not so long ago I got a Surrender To Chance pack in the mail, always cause for excitement. Rose & Cuir by Frédéric Malle was one of the 3ml decants I ordered. It’s had a couple of… 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

Mountains ahead: Scenting a late-summer road trip

I’m heading on the road for a few days to the mountains, visiting colleges for my soon-to-be (two weeks!) high school senior. Mercy, how did this happen? Anyway, several of those we are scouting are in the mountains (the rural… Continue Reading

Cyber Monday: Share your great finds, tips and tricks

Ah, it’s Cyber Monday. Since the media has been reporting that Black Friday sales here in the U.S. are slightly down from last year, it’ll be interesting to see how the retail world fares this Cyber Monday. I don’t tend… Continue Reading

Eau de Magnolia by Carlos Benaim: Frederic Malle 2014

Hi Crew, Magnolia is such a beautiful scent and while I often enjoyed the fragrances made that nod to magnolia I’d never smelled the Magnolia Grandiflora until this year. My mates have two trees in their front yard but for… Continue Reading