Category Archives: Perfumes

Lady Vengeance and Juliette has a Gun

For the past few weeks, I have been absolutely smitten by Juliette Has a Gun. Created by the grandson of Nina Ricci, Juliette Has a Gun takes the traditional and upgrades it, giving it a rock and roll edge. Think … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Estee Lauder Pleasures Delight

Had to pull out this old perfume – it’s more than 10 years old and you can find it on Amazon or other niche retailers. I know that Estee Lauder Pleasures was a favourite for many women – I always … Continue reading

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Lloyd’s Favourite Scent

Anyone remember Entourage???  And this scene? Ari: What’s that smell? Lloyd: It’s Issey Miyake, her favourite scent. I’m wearing it as a subtle, subliminal show of our support. The “her” in Lloyd’s sentence is referring to Mary J. Blige. I … Continue reading

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Discontinued: Lancome Miracle Forever

Lancome’s Miracle Forever was only added to the Lancome line of perfumes this year. Though I’ve heard that the perfume was meant to appeal to a younger audience, I found no sweetness or ephemeral citrus notes that are usually found … Continue reading

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Sarah Jessica Parker Covet

Covet has been out for a few years, but I just pulled it out of my perfume stash. The bottle itself is beautiful to look at, but remember that the jewel-like top is actually light-weight plastic. The perfume is strong! I … Continue reading

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Clean Fragrances – Shower Fresh

Here’s a fragrance that’s made for the summer: Clean Shower Fresh. It’s been out for over 10 years and is still available at Sephora – probably a best-seller too.  This might just be better than the smell of dry shampoo, … Continue reading

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Missoni and Missoni Acqua

I think that the concept of a variation on a fragrance is a great one. The result is two scents that are similar but not the same – sister scents, as I like to think of them. Missoni is one … Continue reading

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Lush Gorilla Perfume Imogen Rose

I first got @LushCosmetics Imogen Rose perfume 9 years ago when it first launched.  The perfume is discontinued now and Lush has new scents out in different packaging – the bottles actually have labels stuck on to them now, because … Continue reading

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Keep It or Use it?

I had to post this: I have a few sprays – a few days worth – left of this fabulous scent.  It’s discontinued so I was torn whether to use it or keep the last little bit.  I mean, once … Continue reading

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Jo Malone Wild Fig and Cassis Cologne

I love Jo Malone London scents.  For the most part, they are fresh and clean and I love the almost simplicity of them.  The names are simple but the scents are so thoughtful that they are anything but basic. Wild … Continue reading

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