RT @Sniffapalooza: Last Call! Registration Closes at 12 NOON Today! Just a few spots left! Counting Down to Spring Fling Sniffapalooza! htt… 10:05:50, 2013-05-02 RT @massmutual: Have a brother or sister that makes life better? RT if you agree that #SiblingsMatter. Every RT helps raise money for sibli… 16:25:18, 2013-05-03 Shopping list for #SniffaSpringFling13 . . . → Read More: Week of Unseen Censer Tweets
I didn’t even bother to smell By Kilian’s “Flower of Immortality” this weekend at Bergdorf, because anyone who has smelled any of their Asian Tales series can tell you how it smells: light, sheer, and (in this case) with a peach note, because they tell you in the ad copy that it has peach in . . . → Read More: The story of sex and a peach
trying Feu d'Issey bc of Robin @nowsmellthis Too anisic for me. It's all yours, Robin! (& what IS that weird funk in it? immortelle?) 12:32:24, 2013-04-26 RT @Persolaise: Who says brands don't surprise us any more? Check out my review of Opus VII, the latest from @AmouagePerfumes — http://t.c… 12:51:35, 2013-04-26 RT @EauMG: Providence . . . → Read More: Week of Unseen Censer Tweets
At this stage in my perfume acquisition career, it actually is a bit of a relief if I don’t fall in love with a new perfume. I’ve noticed other folks on perfume boards saying it would take ages to sample all the samples they have in the house, and thus it is with me. It’s . . . → Read More: I thought I was in love; turns out I wasn’t.
Ok, so people clearly like mini-reviews of LOTS of perfumes; I’m going to go here with some of the most coveted samples I’ve recently got my mitts on, all in one shot, especially since none of them are the kind of thing to move me to longer musings.
I love butterflies (no, I REALLY love . . . → Read More: Sexay Samples
I’m just going to say it: I made myself feel better by spending money.
I was having a lovely day in the city, and had the chance to swing by Henri Bendel’s uptown. This was a store I used to be terrified to enter, till I took my little brother there with me one day.
. . . → Read More: “I enjoy fashion, but also enjoy bludgeoning”: Henri Bendel’s and happiness
So here’s stuff I just took out of the drawer and spritzed on myself because I could, to remind myself what it smells like. Quick drive-bys, again, which seem to get the most traffic!
I am trying to thin out the collection, partly so I can find stuff I want, partly because it just is . . . → Read More: Stuff What I Took Out of the Drawer Tonight
I’ve never been one to worry about associating scents with bad times, but I will say that this week I’ve been reluctant to wear perfume at all, afraid that it would bring to mind, when worn again, my very sad state of mind this week.
But I also was itching to wear something, like I . . . → Read More: Comfort tea
So Monday was my kitty Harley’s last day. She had battled kidney disease bravely for many years and had had a tough few months. But the good grace with which she accepted her daily injections of subcutaneous fluid was just one example of how constantly she made things easier on me, and I’m glad in . . . → Read More: A catless perfume blogger now.
Every so often – not just in the perfume world – I hear or see someone say “Oh, I don’t use eBay.” In the perfume world, it often goes along with “But how can I find this vintage perfume?”
There are probably many reasons not to use eBay, but please excuse the Unseen Censer if . . . → Read More: Don’t fear the eBay