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Fou d’Absinthe - Who you calling a fairy?

 

Tilda Swinton Like This - State of ease (June 2, 2010 New Fragrance Listing)

Paris cafe - perfumeniche.com

Le Temps d'Une Fête - Garden in a bottle – May 31, 2010 New Fragrance Listing.

Green is my favourite colour – always has been. Any shade, any tint. Given a choice, unconsciously, I keep going for the green - in clothes, in decor, in art and in scent. Especially in scent.

L'Air du Désert Marocain - Inspires my inner artist - May 28, 2010

 

Image - When the Sun comes up in the Moroccan Desert - Wikipedia

Gwen’s blog this past Wednesday about what gives a fragrance value, and the creativity of independent perfumers, got me thinking……

Fille en Aiguilles - Just smells good! - May 26, 2010 New Fragrance Listing

One of the reasons I am drawn to niche perfumes is that smaller perfume houses, perfumers and indie brands don’t have to bow to the tastes of the mass market. They are free to take chances, to explore. It’s interesting to see what happens when a perfumer can use their talent, knowledge, skill, experience and any ingredients they like to make something they want to make - something truly unique.
 

Dans tes Bras - In your arms

Voleur de Roses – Girls' night in!

 

Last Saturday, we called up several close friends and had a “Girls' Night In”, instead of  “Girls' Night Out”. We had a lot of fun – in fact, it was so much fun we’re going to do it again! And what did we do, apart from eat, drink, talk, and laugh?.........we sniffed perfumes. Which was the main reason for all the talking and laughing.

Knize Ten – Calling all MEN! May 19, 2010

Image - James Dean in leather jacket - fanpop.com

How many men’s fragrances from the 1920’s are still around today, and still smell good? Not many. They don’t make man-scents like this anymore – no marketing exec would have the guts!

Al Oudh - Midnight at the oasis

 

Muscs Koublaï Khän - Glad to be alive!

Photo - Wikipedia - Kublai Khan on a hunting expedition - Liu Guandao, c.1280

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