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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.

It was kind of spur of the moment. Conversation had led to how good it feels now that spring is in full swing – houses are clean, junk is gone, trees are green, gardens are growing and blooming – everything smells good!!

Smell – did someone mention smell? Does something smell? Are you talking about perfume??  I’ve got a lot of great perfumes! Any that are good for Spring? There are perfumes for different seasons? Are you kidding! Let’s sniff them – go get 'em!!!

So after a quick scan of my bottle stash, I printed out a copy of our Handmaps and Sample Perfume Notes for every one, grabbed a stack of pencils, plunked down five bottles of perfume on the table, briefly explained how we were going to do this, and........... awaaay we went!!! 

Six very opinionated, highly articulate (the wine helped) women spritzing, sniffing, oohing, ahhing and swooning for the rest of the evening as we went through the topnotes, heart notes, and drydown of five spring scents: Le  Temps d’une Fête, Dans tes Bras, Après l’Ondée, Violet Empire, and Voleurs de Roses. (As I said, my choice of fragrances was a quick decision – some may be not as Springy as others - but no one cared!!)

And the winner was?......... L’Artisan’s Voleur de Roses! The Rose Thief!  Everyone could smell the young roses, rooted in damp earth, slightly sweet. Most smelled the woody resins, only a couple got the plum wine note – everyone loved the dry herbal patchouli. But they all agreed that Voleur de Roses is heaven in a bottle.

Our next "Girls' Night In" perfume-sniffing event is already booked. I think we’ll have to stock up on more summer scents – any excuse to buy more perfume!!!

Voleur de Roses is listed in our Decant Store. Decants are $5.00 for 1 ml.



Looove this idea

Love the idea of a girls' perfume party! I'm already planning my guest list...though it's getting so long I might have to do a couple. Now, to come up with the list of perfumes to sample. Yup, this is going to be fun!