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Field Notes from Paris – Brought to you by the letter ‘F’ (February 7th, 2011 New Fragrance Listing)



UNTITLED No. 8 - Not for sissies (February 4th, 2011 New Fragrance Listing)

I had an art teacher in high school who was very short, (not that there’s anything wrong with that) and whoa! was she talented. A terrific teacher and a gifted painter, we were awed and inspired by her. She would start the class “OK, folks – we’re sketching and painting [ topic of choice] today. Visualize! and render graphically! Express yourselves!”

Nose to Nose re: Perfume sexism or sexy perfumes?

G: Did you read the article on the Rise of Unisex Fragrances?

06130 Cèdre – “Take your glasses off. Now, let's unpin your hair...." (January 31st, 2011 New Fragrance Listing )

Every time Kay or I snag a great frag buy, we get together to sniff and share. “Where’d you get this? How much was it? Did they have anymore?” are always part of the conversation. Then we settle in, pop the cap, spritz and breathe. Then it starts: “What do you get off the top?” “Oh, this is different….” Or “I’ve waited my whole life to smell this… Then we go through the middle notes and wait for the drydown.

Costes by Costes - Oui! Oui! (January 28th, 2011 New Fragrance Listing)

Wikipedia - Olivia Giacobetti by Guillaume Luisetti - 2001

Nose to Nose re: Layering ( January 26, 2011 )

Wikipedia - Dobos cake - Gerbeaud Confectionary, Budapest

PG24 - Papyrus de Ciane - Welcome to perfumeniche, M. Guillaume (January 24, 2011 New Fragrance Listing)

Naiad - John William Waterhouse (1849-1917): A Naiad with  a Nymph - Wikipedia

Your attention, please........Important Announcement! We have a winner!

We have a winner from our January 19th Nose-to-Nose comments about our question: What do you think about wearing perfume at work – is it OK, or not OK?

And the winner of the random draw is.........Maggie, who wrote:

Sira des Indes - Not just an Indian dessert (January 21, 2011 New Fragrance Listing)

Wikipedia - Indian Painting  c. 1788 - Radha celebrating Holi

"Nose-to-Nose" Wednesdays - January 19, 2011

We get a lot of questions here at the niche and we have a lot of ideas we’d like to share. You know, opinions, points of view – the kind of thing that deserves more than one or two lines in a perfume description. So, every Wednesday we’re going "Nose-to-Nose" and talking about stuff, devoting the day’s post to whatever’s on our minds, perfume-wise.

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