Tag Archives: Perfumes

Happy Birthday to Me!

Today’s my birthday! What did I get for my birthday, you ask? For the past few years, every year around my birthday I get a new perfume. I don’t know how it started or why, but I like the concept … Continue reading

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Fragrance Friday: Kiehl’s Original Musk

Kiehl’s boutiques are more widespread than they used to be, so this epic fragrance is more readily available than it used to be.  If you’re a fragrance lover, or learning about perfume, then you need to read below and then … Continue reading

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Donna Karan Cashmere Mist – Perfect When You Want Some Softness

Sometimes you want a scent that’s not strong. You don’t want to blend in, but you want to just smell good and comforting. Donna Karan created Cashmere Mist to be something that reminded her of soft cashmere against skin and … Continue reading

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Sensuous from Estee Lauder

This is the time to wear some warm fragrances, and Estee Lauder’s Sensuous fits that bill.  Launched in 2008, this fragrance is in a beautiful glass bottle with a heavy rose gold stopper-type cap. Sensuous is a warm amber fragrance … Continue reading

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Fragrance Friday: Citizen Queen by Juliette Has a Gun

Over a year ago, I wrote about a fragrance brand called Juliette Has a Gun. In Canada, available exclusively at Holt Renfrew, the brand was started by Romano Ricci, Nina Ricci’s grandson. It offered a pair of fragrances, both variations … Continue reading

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Lise Watier Desirable

The inspiration for the Desirable fragrance is supposed to be femininity and seduction which accounts for the lighter top notes of this fragrance that give way to a more woody base. On me this fragrance was mostly a fruity floral … Continue reading

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Armani Prive Rose Alexandrie and Vetiver Babylon

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you already know that I absolutely adore Armani Prive fragrances. They’re luxurious, smoky, and very unusual, especially in an era that’s filled with candy-inspired confectionary scents that are hit or miss. … Continue reading

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Armani Code

Armani Code is my perfume of choice today. To be honest, I can’t smell anything particular in the opening notes, but the drydown is a warm musky vanilla that’s not at all sweet. I’ve seen this described as a powerful … Continue reading

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Penhaligon’s of London… In New York

On my last day in New York the last time I was there, I had a chance to wander the streets at my leisure. After checking out Barney’s I walked up Madison Avenue just to see the sights, and lo … Continue reading

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Lancome Hypnose Eau de Parfum

I had never tried Lancome’s Hypnose but figured I should since a counter lady told me that it was one of their best-selling perfumes! The scent was offered in a limited edition Sheer version this summer. The top note of … Continue reading

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