January New Idea 2023

Woo Hoo! Let’s see how my month went for January New Idea 2023. This year I’m aiming to thunk five samples/decants a week. More if possible, there is a tonne of them here to be dealt with. Every thunk is… Continue Reading

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: Serge Lutens Tubereuse Criminelle

Well if you tuned in last week you will have noted that this weeks review was supposed to be part of that one. But I got so into my flirtation with Fracas that I plum didn’t feel like it. Not… Continue Reading

Warning Shot: Robert Piguet Fracas

Well, last week were the rains, and they are now for the moment, gone. The Santa Ana winds are coming up, oddly not as hot as they would be in a Chandler novel, but I am told it’s the direction… Continue Reading

Fruit Leathers

Posse!… it’s January in the Midwest.  Leather Weather, right?  Welll..Not So Fast.  Here’s the thing: in the deep depths of Winter the ‘typical’ leathers, those heavy hitters like the Cuir de Russies (alladem) Mme. Laurent’s Treizieme Heures (yikes!!!) and the brutal,… Continue Reading

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

Act by Der Duft

Hi Posse. Here’s another perfume house I’m just learning about now. Der Duft are an interesting crew. They have 6 scents created in collaboration with different perfumers. Act has been created with Prin Lomros. You’ll know the name from Prin,… Continue Reading

Love, Lust, Pain…and What I Wore…and a Winner!

O Posse, my Posse!  I’m baaaack!!! Jeebus Pete! But I could easily do without going through that again.   Pinched Nerves are vicious. So… let’s parse that title, shall we? Love.  Ha!  Not as deeeelicious as it sounds.  I am truly… Continue Reading