Category Archives: Perfumes

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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YSL Y Eau de Toilette

A gorgeous heavy bottle, for a beautiful light scent for men. YSL Y Eau de Toilette is a fresh blend of citrus and woods. The opening has a pretty standard astringent bergamot that seems to happen with many men’s scents. … Continue reading

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FlowerbyKenzo

FlowerByKenzo is a classic and if you haven’t smelled it, you are missing out on a crucial influence on the world of perfume.  You haven’t smelled until you’ve smelled FlowerbyKenzo.  It is a powdery floral perfume that’s strong yet subtle … Continue reading

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The Splash Series from Marc Jacobs

This is from the archives – Marc Jacobs cucumber used to be a favourite of mine but now… I actually don’t know where I put it. We Love Marc Jacobs because he does the things that everyone does but he … Continue reading

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Look By Vera Wang

Look is the name of Vera Wang’s newest fragrance, and when I saw the bottle and the ad campaign, it seemed to me that this was a departure from the bridal feel of Wang’s fragrances and branding. It’s not up … Continue reading

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Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir

I bought this on my birthday in 2007 and still have half a bottle left.  It’s what I’m wearing right now and the tart fruitiness combined with the woods is just what I need these days.  It reminds me of … 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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Clive Christian Perfumes – and the Most Expensive Perfume in the World

Clive Christian’s No. 1 perfume is the most expensive perfume in the world. The Guinness Book of World Records Says so. You can get your hands on it at either Neiman Marcus or at Holt Renfrew, where the perfume spray … Continue reading

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Narciso Rodriguez for her fleur musc

I’ve been a fan of the original Narciso Rodriguez perfume since 2006!  I still have about half my original bottle left, and I wore it so much that it’s one of the scents that I can immediately identify, even on … 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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