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Getting to know you.

Responsible perfume bloggers, of which I am not one, tend to live with a perfume for a while before they write their review. This is most reasonable behavior. A perfume behaves differently at different temperatures and different events, and it unfolds differently on different days as well. What strikes you as delicious on one day . . . → Read More: Getting to know you.

Twitter Updates for 2010-12-09

I make big shiny eyes at the Guerlain holiday coffret. #perfume #fragrance #

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Oh. ma. god.

In the “ultimate holiday present” category, we have a coffret of Guerlain’s history of perfume.

Now coffret gets used a lot, for anything from a box set of small purse sprays to the three cute little Tocca perfumes they’re selling as a coffret at Sephora this Xmas.

THIS is a coffret. This is a treasure . . . → Read More: Oh. ma. god.

I REALLY like that thrift store.

There’s an exact copy of the Le De I bought this last weekend – $25 and sealed – on eBay right now (15 ml parfum, slightly used) for $185. Huh!

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Twitter Updates for 2010-12-06

I find vintage Givenchy Le De #perfume #fragrance #

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Heresy and oil

I sent a friend of mine a set of samples recently, because she’s one of the few people I know who’s also interested in smelling perfumes. I sent a Top Hits according to me: Moroccan Mint Tea from Ava Luxe Tihota from Indult 24, Faubourg from Hermes Tocca’s Cleopatra and The Different Company’s Sel de . . . → Read More: Heresy and oil