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Pipette 8 years ago

PipetteVintage Lovers - Listen Up!
There will come the day where vintage scents are all gone. Nothing to be chased down on E-Bay, nothing found in estate sales, nothing, period. The vintage flacons you have will eventually be used, worse, they may turn. So, the perfume industry does not sleep. Replacements are created. The aroma is approximately the same,...

Pipette 8 years ago

PipetteWhat is ist that makes you want to wear a perfume?
Most probably a certain ingredient that stirs up long memories unbeknownst until now. I have been testing hundreds of scents over the years. Only sometimes, rarely, comes the cry, "Now that's a nice perfume!" And then I say to myself, "This is what you should say about all your perfumes, each and every...

Pipette 8 years ago

PipetteThe pleasure of writing perfume reviews
is that they can be as subjective as the author choses. There we have a perfume and we spray it on. The nose is the decisive organ, but wait, it is actually the brain. With all its fields, its memory connections. Then the author's writing ability to put into words what the heart feels. Or just critically evalulate...

Pipette 8 years ago

PipetteIn Praise Of ...
Sonoma Scent Studio. I have just started to familiarize myself with this niche line because over at BN they praise it to high heaven. It is a one woman operation. Her website is very orderly arranged, provides all the perfume and background information you would want to know, the scents are multiple and seemingly of very good quality....

Pipette 8 years ago

PipetteAdjustments
Should I cry about vintages, long lost perfumes, time gone by? Not my style. Should I protest against strict regulations that could kill some of the best perfumes? A lost cause. Too large a topic to elaborate, and this is not a political Forum. ...

Pipette 8 years ago

PipetteSo many revivals - what is going on?
There seems to be a trend - quite recently - to revive long, long ago perfumes. Case in point, the Oriza L. Legrand line. Some are supposed to be "the original formula", well, I suppose slightly tweaked and modernized, but true. This morning I noticed in Kafka's blog a revival - albeit not really successful - of "Tabac...

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