Oliban by Keiko Mecheri

Hiya Posse! Hopefully you all in the Northern Hemisphere are heading happily towards Autumn. The crazy heat you’ve all endured should be making its way down here for beach and bush fire season. I thought we could talk about one… Continue Reading

Trussardi EdP 2021

Hey Posse, Trussardi has long held a dear place in my heart. Even to the point of having some of their clothing and a backpack from them. Their 1984 legendary eponymous feminine-advertised leather-heavy floral chypre fragrance in the mock snake… Continue Reading

Two for Fall: Caron Le 3e Homme and Coty L’Aimant

Musette wrote just this week (brilliantly) about the change of seasons and also grief. Well, I don’t have anything really to write about the latter, but we have had a touch of the former, yes, even here in LA. You… Continue Reading

South Korea Family Holiday and Perfumes

Hi there Posse. South Korea Family Holiday is a rambling read, you might need to grab a cuppa or a boozy beverage. Jin, my husband, was born, raised and schooled to BAKLit in South Korea. He moved to Australia for love 2006… Continue Reading

Bella Donna by Jul et Mad Paris

Hey there Posse Peeps. Jul et Mad Paris came into our lives in 2012. It was the year I started blogging properly. The last couple of years they fell off my radar. Having bought the newest 2021 Pekji releases from Fragrance… Continue Reading

Libertine Spring/Summer 2022 Launch

Hey Posse, One of the very cool things about writing perfume is that I get to go to the major launches each year for Libertine Parfumerie (the distributors) and Elysees Collective (their promoters). Last month it was the Spring/Summer releases.… Continue Reading

Pedestal Boxes: Love or Loathe Them?

Hey Posse, Yes, it’s RANT time. Ever have this happen? Pedestal Boxes are the bain off my collection. Sure, they look lavish in unboxing videos. Also, if you don’t have a big fragrance wardrobe its nice to have the box… Continue Reading