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Jewel of flowers: Vero Profumo’s Rubj

It may well be that the definition of bliss is wearing Vero Profumo’s Rubj (pronounced like “ruby”) in the EDP formulation like a fresh veil all day, and then topping it up with a dab of the extrait for the evening.

I think it was on NST that I read recently that perfumistas in general . . . → Read More: Jewel of flowers: Vero Profumo’s Rubj

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-13

@SomMetroMan Yes, am rather sad have not seen Avengers yet, but really not up to it tonight. The question is not when, but *how many times*? in reply to SomMetroMan # Bookmark or . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-13

Drive-bys

For the Sherlockians in the audience, Wear Sherlock BBC reports that Irene Adler’s perfume is Chopard Casmir.

Tested Jane Booke’s Taken; it’s like a cross between Tihota and Bijou Romantique. Very gourmand, very sweet; if I didn’t already have Tihota (The Ultimate Vanilla), I would be more interested. As it is, this pushes it over . . . → Read More: Drive-bys

Experts? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

A note from Sniffaplooza on Saturday:

At the breakfast, one of the perfume sales representatives began his spiel by asking who in the audience considered themselves a perfume expert.

Not one person (that I saw) raised his or her hand.

The sales rep seemed really surprised.

I mean yes, that breakfast certainly held a lot . . . → Read More: Experts? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

May I have this dance, Histoires de Parfums 1804?

As with Carner Barcelona’s D600, my first impression of Histoires de Parfums 1804 (George Sand) is of ball gowns. Silk ballgowns.

But where D600 wants to surround you like curtains (possibly these ball gowns have been stored in the attic for a while; you may not be in the mood to be surrounded), Histoires de . . . → Read More: May I have this dance, Histoires de Parfums 1804?

Tiptoe through the new stuff… Sniffapalooza style

Hey, you know what I’m not good at? Doing a detailed wrap-up of a Sniffapalooza. I’ve been doing this blog for a year and a half and haven’t done a great Sniffa wrap-up post yet.

A step-by-step travel report would be great… but would require too much note-taking while I’m there. I’d like to try . . . → Read More: Tiptoe through the new stuff… Sniffapalooza style