Tag Archives: Chanel

Portia’s Designer Days & Nights – Mini-Reviews

Hi Hi Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Sometimes we get so caught up in the newest niche and the most exquisite and expensive frags that we forget about the old faithfuls, the … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Perfume Do You Like To Wear In A Heatwave?

What perfume is ideal in great heat? Do you wear perfume when it is hot or do you prefer to go without? What is your favorite “cooling” scent? My Answer: It is hot here! We are having over 30 degrees … Continue reading

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The Best Of 2013

To abuse a cliché everyone over the age of thirty or so uses this time of the year – the time flew by. This year really went by in a blink, and when I seemingly just the other day wrote … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Next Purchase?

We all have lists, or most of us do. Lists of what to smell next, what to buy, what to wish for, what to dream about for a little or a long while… What is highest up on your to … Continue reading

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Perfume And Fashion – My Daily Uniform

Thomas, the Candy Perfume Boy suggested the theme for this blogging project: Fashion and Perfume. What an interesting theme, I thought then, but soon realized that I knew way too little about fashion to attempt matching a particular style to a … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Go-To Perfume For Special Occasions?

Which perfume do you choose for a day you want to remember? What is the one scent you reach for on days when something special happens? What do you wear when you need some comforting and confidence-boosting? What perfume do … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Kitty Shpirer Of Bissoumine

This week have have perfumer Kitty Shpirer. She is the founder and perfumer of niche brand Bissoumine. The line consists of eight perfumes, my favorite is the wonderful Les Fleurs de Nall, I only did short, first-impression-style mini-reviews of the first … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Summer Edition

Quick and to the point, here are my favorite things of the summer season. Skin care: Paula’s Choice Resist line, La Roche-Posay Anthelios SPF 50 Melt-In Cream For Face. Body: Kiehl’s Creme de Corps, Yves Rocher Noix de Coco body … 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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My Little List Of Happiness – Things That Make Me Smile

I want to post a list of things that make me happy once a month and I hope you join me in the comments with your happiness inducing little things. Frivolity is the key to eternal youth. – Ines de … Continue reading

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