Anessa's Perfume Blog
I often see people judging a fragrance solely on the criterion whether it possesses "a certain wow-factor" or not. While the definition of such is still somewhat elusive to me, I had accepted it without much thought when I began on my review-reading journey.Some will nonetheless grant a neutral rating after admitting the fragrance is nothing 'unique', whereas others dismiss it as something... More
The cats ran away...
A non-rating comment from 2001 on "Coco Mademoiselle (Eau de Toilette)" featured on a review site made me chuckle. The nuances of the original got lost in my clumsy translation."Received the blotter and when I came homeboth our cats ran away :-DThe scent is sweet but also spicyappears to be generic and yet, it's not.Sorry, I'm not good with words, so my explanation doesn't make... More
"Dreaming" about Mon Guerlain...
Always amusing how the brain picks up the topic for tonight's dream program from the subconscious mind, almost like letting a computer randomly pick up your SOTD based on a few informations you had provided.More than weeks after I had last read anything on Mon Guerlain, I literally dreamt about it. The first time a perfume ever entered my dream - what a memorable event... More
White beach sandals in winter?
Recently on the shopping mile, I walked past a couple when the woman caught my attention swaying her hips with every step. She had loose hair enveloping her upperbody like a curtain and was clad in a tight, light beige knit tunic which rather resembled a homewear. Now, I usually don't really care or watch what other people are wearing or look like, except for people dressed... More