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NARCISO EdP -Creamy and musky and seductive

NARCISO EdP bottle - narcisorodriguez.com

Stetson – Surprise! It’s gorgeous

 

 

I love drugstores, the big city ones with all the shiny packaged stuff in them, and the old ones in little towns with all the shopworn, dusty stuff in them. Those small-town drugstores are the best. You get a free trip down memory lane and sometimes a treasure, if you have eyes to see, and a nose to smell.

“Summer Escape” Decant Pack

Photo: perfumeniche

How long has it been since you felt the hot summer sun on your bare skin?

When did you last take the time to relax and enjoy a cool summer cocktail?

Or gaze in awe at the beauty of a setting sun on the unbroken horizon of sea and sky?

Slowdive – Earthy, honeyed, exotic, and totally unique

Slowdive - courtesy of hiramgreen.com

When Gwen and I met last year with Hiram Green during one of his visits home to Toronto, he said he was almost finished working on a new fragrance that he thought we would probably like a lot.

“What’s it smell like?” we wanted to know.

Au Delà Narcisse – Edgy and beyond beautiful

 

Au Delà Narcisse bottle and print - brunofazzolari.com

“Eau! Those Colognes” Decant Pack

4711 Eau de Cologne bottle - Wikimedia Commons, by Nevit Dilmen

Colognes are designed to keep you fresh as a daisy and cool as a cucumber in the sizzling summer heat. Believe it or not, we like to store ours in the fridge for an extra shot of cool.

But what exactly is the technology behind them?

Eau d’Orange Verte – Citrus explosion + vibrant green = complex cologne

Eau d'Orange Verte - hermes.com

The weather is officially HOT! The world tends to think of Canada as being constantly c-o-l-d, which is a myth. Winters are cold, yes, but with the exception of the cooler Pacific and Atlantic coasts, summers across Canada are hot, especially in the Eastern provinces, which always have lots of humidity.

Nerotic - Hypnotic, sensual, erotic… - May 31, 2018

"Nerotic" from "Laboratorio in Nero" Collection - laboratorioolfattivo.com

Katy Perry’s INDI – Different. And really good. May 17, 2018

Katy Perry's INDI  - perfumeniche.com

I had a WOW! perfume experience yesterday.

Pale Grey Mountain, Small Black Lake – An Irish story - May 2, 2018

Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland, Ardfern, January 2010 Wikimedia Commons

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