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Ambrosia - Organic and fabulous - September 10, 2017

Organic Ambrosia by Ecco Bella - perfumeniche.com

L'Aigle De La Victoire – 2013 version – Smoky and leathery and commanding - September 2, 2017

French Imperial Eagle, Palace of Fontainebleau -by dynamosquito, April 30, 2011 - Wikimedia Commons

Kimono Rose – Tender, feminine, and sensual – August 27, 2017

Pink silk and cream satin Kimono imported by Babani 1921,

Indianapolis Museum of Art, 18 Sept 2003 - Wikimedia Commons

 

Néroli Outrenoir – Citrus and woody and textured – August 19, 2017

Photo: Courtesy Guerlain

Badgley Mischka EdP – Luscious, sophisticated glamour - August 11, 2017

August 2017 - Sunset, Georgian Bay, Ontario

Photo: perfumeniche.com

 

Cologne Sologne – old and new and perfect for summer – August 4, 2017

Photo: perfumeniche.com

Eau de rhubarbe écarlate - Tangy and tart, smooth as custard - July 29, 2017

Eau de rhubarbe écarlate bottle - usa.hermes.com

I like uncomplicated simple meals in the summer, fresh veggies and herbs in salads, lots of crunch and tang added to the mix from nuts and or a bit of cheese.  Berries or stone fruits with ice cream for dessert. Easy-peasy to make, delicious to eat. Light and simple.

Harmattan – woody and resinous and Goldilocks approved – July 22, 2017

Wikimedia Commons - Harmattan wind colours the sky yellow

Seb Esteban, March 6, 2005

 

Vetiver Velours – A smooth , smooth vetiver – July 16, 2017

image - cafleurebon - Keiko Mecheri

Hot humid and sunny makes me want cool green and mossy. It’s just what happens every summer. It’s vetiver season.

Essences Insensées eau de parfum 2015 – lush and fruity and share-worthy – July 8, 2017

Essences Insensées eau de parfum 2015 bottle - diptyqueparfums.com

When Kay and I started this blog seven (yes, seven!) years ago, we had very clear ideas about what we liked and what we didn’t like in fragrances.

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