Souvenir de Malmaison by DSH Perfumes

Hey Posse! Just rediscovered my DSH Perfumes Souvenir de Malmaison sample in the New Idea 2023 grand sample/decant use. Most of them are relegated to a 2 line explanation but something this lovely needs a whole post. Here’s what the DSH… Continue Reading

Rosy Outlook: SL Rose de Nuit, Atelier des Ors Rose Omeyyade and Tom Ford Rose Prick

It is not exactly a state secret that I love roses. I know they’re almost the cliché of the flower world but I love them in all of their permutations: the big jammy spicy ones with blooms practically bigger than… Continue Reading

Rose Omeyyade by Atelier des Ors

Rose Omeyyade Atelier des Ors

Hey Posse. Essence Milan has been happening again. Jin and I went along way back in the dark ages . Atelier des Ors was one of the brands that really stood out at the time. They were new, had a… Continue Reading

Sables by Annick Goutal

Heya Posse! Remember Sables? Well, quell surprise, it’s still available from Goutal! A few years ago we were told it was on the chopping block and both perfumista buddy Scotty and I went into panic mode buying and both got… Continue Reading

Old Softie: Avon Skin So Soft

So last weeks post about Avon seemed to be a fairly popular, and never being one to let a chance to ride a train right off the rails get away, I decided to go forth and actually get some of… Continue Reading

March New Idea 2023

Woo Hoo! Let’s see how my month went for March New Idea 2023. February New Idea $50 Surrender To Chance Voucher Winner = Kathleen Email me: portia (underscore) turbo (at) yahoo (dot) com (dot) au I’ll send your voucher out… Continue Reading

Lazy, Lazy: TIGER POWERS’ STAR FU$%ER (a rerun, kinda)

Well, for those of you who have been hanging on with bated breath about my every report on the weather in Los Angeles and it’s environs, this weekend was finally gorgeous. We had rain (and a tornado!?!) earlier in the… Continue Reading