Category Archives: Guerlain

Happy Chinese New Year! Review: Guerlain Le Parfum du 68

By Sandra Happy Chinese New Year! Welcoming in the Year of the Horse is a quiet celebration this year in our family. Being a global nomad since birth I was lucky to find a global nomad soul mate. As fate … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Are There Perfumes You Feel Are Too Old/Young For You?

By Tara Do you feel that some perfumes are too youthful for you to wear comfortably? Do you find some perfumes remind you of “old ladies” (or gentlemen)? Do you normally steer clear of brands aimed at the youth market? … Continue reading

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Guerlain Vintage Shalimar Giveaway Winner Announced

Thank you all for your participation in this giveaway and for sharing your very personal Shalimar memories and stories. I resorted once more to the inexorably fair random.org number generator to determine the lucky winner of the 100ml vintage Shalimar … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks – Vintage Shalimar EdT Giveaway

This blog recently turned three, Thanksgiving lies ahead and so does Christmas. Three reasons to be thankful and to give (and receive) a gift. I will give away a bottle of vintage Shalimar Eau de Toilette in a refillable Habit … Continue reading

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Patricia de Nicolaï at Perfume Lovers London – New Cavendish Club on Thursday 23th May

By Tara It was a joy to get to meet and hear from Patricia de Nicolaï who is founder of Nicolaï, Créateur de Parfum and president of the Osmothèque (the perfume conservatory and museum in Versailles). Patricia is a thoroughly … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Paris In Winter – A Journey Through The City Of (Muted) Lights

By Sandra One might ask what I was thinking… I cannot provide a sound answer other than I was spontaneous and had to go. What am I talking about? Paris. More specifically, Paris in winter. I went to Paris at … Continue reading

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Mood-Enhancing Perfumes – A Best Of-List

I believe in the power of perfume to influence me and my mood. Mood is the resource I use to determine what perfume to wear, if I let my subconscious decide and grab what it compels me to grab, I … Continue reading

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Springtime In Tokyo – Review: Guerlain Un Ville, Un Parfum Tokyo

Editor’s Note: I’m glad to welcome Sandra again with a review of another Guerlain. She took us to China last time, see her review of Guerlain’s Shanghai, now we get to travel with her to gorgeous Japan in springtime. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Shrinkage – How My Perfume Wearing Habits Change

As the dear regular reader knows, my perfume wearing habits have changed significantly over the past months. I grew from voraciously testing and wearing at least three perfumes a day to steadfastly depleting an entire bottle of one single perfume … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part V

By Neil Happy New Year to all you vanillophiles, and welcome back to Sweet Little Thing, Friday’s exploration of all smells vanillic! (Here are Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV.) I went into Tokyo yesterday in order … Continue reading

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