Santal Blanc by Serge Lutens 2019 remake

Hi Posse. I just found a Santal Blanc sample in my perfume room. Absolutely zero idea where it came from. It looks to be the new remake in the bottle below because it comes in a white sample pack, also… Continue Reading

Bas de Soie by Serge Lutens

Bas de Soie by Serge Lutens

Hey there Posse. I was reminded a couple of weeks ago by my post on Fleur Diamantine by Maison Crivelli that a bunch of us love Bas de Soie by Serge Lutens. While not being note kindred the two do share… Continue Reading

Un Bois Vanille by Serge Lutens

Hi Perfume Posse, Un Bois Vanille is one of my favourite Serge Lutens fragrances from way back in 2003. It’s one that does get much perfumista love. Maybe because it’s too easy, comfortable, warm and wearable? A Christopher Sheldrake creation.… Continue Reading

Sweaty Scents for Sweater Weather

NOTE ON POSSE COMMENTS: we’ve got a new comments widget I’m playing with, you can edit your comments, woohoo!  Also, they thread, and they post newest first.  The only fail so far is the emojis.  Sadface.  Anyway, let me know… Continue Reading

Féminité du Bois by Serge Lutens

Hi there Posse! According to Fragrantica Féminité du Bois came originally from the Shiseido range in 1992. Serge Lutens was originally a photographer and brand creative. Also in 1992 he went to do his niche thing with the original four wood… Continue Reading

Holiday 2018: Paris Perfume Shopping

Holiday 2018: Paris Perfume Shopping

Hi there Posse! Sorry I didn’t get this Paris Perfume Shopping post done earlier but life got in the way. TBH I packed up these fragrances from the dining room table when we had guests. I did it in such a… Continue Reading

Portia London + Paris Holiday 2018

Hi there Posse! Being the most fortunate of people it’s holiday time again at Chez Portia. Leaving Jin at home and heading out with two of my good buddies, Anna-Maria and Scott, we have organised a London + Paris Holiday.… Continue Reading