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Fragrance Fridays: New Elie Saab Le Parfum Resort Collection 2017

Elie Saab’s Le Parfum Resort Collection Festival Edition is the most unique perfume I’ve tried in a while.  Absolutely the most unique one I’ve smelled all season, for sure.  In fact, I’m still not sure how I feel about it because to me, it’s so unpredictable.  I’m never quite certain exactly what I’m smelling – and […]

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Dior Poison Girl

Dior’s Poison is such an iconic scent, and is basically synonymous with sophistication from the 80’s which is when the scent came out.  I remember relatives picking it up at Duty Free when they travelled or buying it on the plan, so it has certain connotations for me.  Poison Girl, which is out now, targets […]

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New Givenchy Dahlia Divin Le Nectar de Parfum

Givenchy has a new flanker to its popular Dahlia perfume, and it’s the Dahlia Divin Le Nectar de Parfum.  It has a lot of the same notes: woods, rose, musk, but it’s now enriched with a top note of tonka bean and vanilla which makes it smell decidedly sweet.   These notes take Dahlia Divin […]

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Gifts to your Valentine from L’Occitane

If you’re interested in gifts a little off the beaten path this Valentine’s day then head to L’Occitane because they make some unique fragrances for men.  You may not think of them immediately when it comes to mens’ scents – they’re known more for their amazing hand cream (which has 20% shea butter in it) […]

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New 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 someone else. Now, there’s a flanker: the Narciso Rodriguez for her fleur musc, and it’s […]

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Philosophy’s Amazing Grace Dresses Up

I’m so happy to become reacquainted with Philosophy’s Amazing Grace fragrance. It’s a super clean fresh scent that is perfect for livening up an old outfit, or freshening up the senses in the middle of the day.  Notes are bergamot, clean musk, and white flowers and it’s at once a floral and feminine scent that’s […]

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Trufitt & Hill Apsley Cologne

Trufitt & Hill has just recently come on to my radar as a British brand with heritage and top notch men’s grooming products. Established in 1805, Trufitt and Hill is known for grooming so good, that it’s preferred by members of the British Royal Court.   Although they focus on men’s shaving creams and brushes, […]

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Givenchy Gentlemen Only

So the holidays are coming, and you’re wondering what to possibly get for that male in your life.  It might be cliched but actually, after speaking to a few men, they do appreciate getting perfume as presents.  It saves them a trip into the mall, and they’re getting something that at least one other person […]

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New Perfume: Malia B. from Santa Barbara

A long time ago, I discovered Sharon Bolton Scents out of Santa Barbara.  I love niche perfume brands, and this one was lovable.   Hand-made perfumes, by Sharon Bolton herself, free of alcohol and totally unique. Sharon Bolton the brand is now called Malia B. (after Bolton’s daughter), and the latest addition to the fragrance […]

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Creed Royal Mayfair

If you’re looking for a unique perfume, then you need to check this one out: fresh, crisp, damp, almost minty… and did I say fresh?  It’s very very fresh, almost like snow in the woods.  You need to smell it to believe it. Creed Royal Mayfair is a unisex scent (thought on the more masculine […]

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