Monthly Archives: July 2011

Last Week In Perfume Land – Weekend Link Love

When you are reading this, I am either building a sand castle, hunting for sea shells or loading my plate with delicious antipasti. :) This last week warrants one more look back, since several great posts made Perfumeland the wonderful … Continue reading

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Olfactoria On Perfume Smellin’ Things

I am posting again on PST today. This week I take a look back at my childhood… I hope to see you over there!

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Off To Italy…

Today we are driving to Udine to stay for one night, and then on to the Adriatic coast for a week of swimming and sunbathing (or rather sitting in the shade in my case, I am as white as a … Continue reading

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My Marie Antoinette Moment – Review: Parfums d’Orsay L’Intrigante

If you have not heard a lot about Parfums d’Orsay previously, don’t worry. Neither have I. Ines sent me a decant of L’Intrigante and I promptly went from initial bewildered awe to all-out obsession. The house of Parfums d’Orsay is marketed as a … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Thank you all so much for entering the Aftelier Haute Claire Giveaway, I really enjoyed reading your creative “duet” ideas. Sadly, as always, there can only be one winner. The happy recipient of a generous 5ml sample of Haute Claire … Continue reading

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Peppermint Twist – Review: Le Labo Santal 33

Of course Le Labo Santal 33 follows the Le Labo practice of naming a perfume after the ingredient that is the largest component in the formula of 33 in this case, which invariably leads to confusion, since those perfumes tend … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Summer Edition

It is high time for the Summer Edition of My Favorite Things. Perfume: This category is most prone to quick changes. but those two perfumes have been worn the most and loved the most in the past months. Typically for me … Continue reading

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Two Divas – Review And Giveaway: Aftelier Haute Claire

Mandy Aftel has launched a new perfume and all the blogs rally. When Mandy releases something new, that is an occasion to pay attention to, because there is no one comparable out there. Mandy is truly in a league of … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Are Your Five Most Versatile Perfumes?

Which five fragrances do you use most often? Which are the five you really use up, not only sniff at and admire? What are your go-to perfumes for everyday life? Which perfumes are the ones you apply without thinking twice, … Continue reading

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Last Week In Perfume Land – Weekend Link Love

Friends of ours relocated to the US last summer. With two small children and a great deal of apprehension they packed up their things, sold everything and moved to New Orleans. I admire and envy them. We are meeting them … Continue reading

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