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Bulgari Black - The puck stops here! - April 26, 2010 New Fragrance Listing

 

Years ago when my mother-in-law visited us from England, she got a real kick out of a sign that hangs over our street: No Ball Hockey Playing on Street.

Après l’Ondée - Paris perfume surprise

Photo-Wikipedia - Avenue du Champs Elysées - by Benh Lieu Song 

Paris on a sunny Wednesday afternoon in spring……..we’re walking up the Champs Elysées to the Guerlain shop. It’s been a long time since I walked on this famous street and I’m in sensory high-speed mode, trying to connect the present with the past.

Passage d’Enfer - A new beginning.... - April 19, 2010 New Fragrance Listing

It started, again, with Passage d’Enfer. In a previous life, I collected fragrances, Rive Gauche, Joy, Shalimar….I wore them with abandon and sometimes nothing else.

I loved thinking about what scent would suit my mood I when I got dressed for the office in the morning or prepared for a night out. Who needed a signature scent? Why choose just one?

My perfume journey......so far

My perfume journey started early. By age 10, I was a perfume snob, and before I hit my twenties I was addicted.  I can’t remember a time in my life without perfume. How did this happen?  I blame it on my mother.  I’ve blamed my poor mother for a lot of things, but this perfume thing is truly her fault.

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