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I wish everyone a happy and fragrant New Year 2014!
My new year's new scent is going to be Rihanna's Rogue, as soon as it arrives. :) What are your perfumes for the start of the year? What are you looking forward to the most? More
UPDATED: sample swap/sale list
Since it's too much of a bother to add each and every one to Souks... Note that I have tried these all at least once unless otherwise noted, so they are not 100% full, more like 90%. Seriously, if you want something just drop me a line. Some of this stuff I can give away for postage. Carded manufacturer's samples: Carolina Herrera "212 VIP"... More
Over the past few days' sampling spree I have certainly learned a lot about my tastes. I still have a lot of samples to tackle, but I'm progressing! Most importantly, I've noticed I can't stand musks. Every perfume I've tried in which musk plays a part smells sharp and pungent to me and is effectively unwearable. I finally figured out what it was that kept me from really, really loving... More
Since it is the season for it...
Received a whole lot more perfumes today, some rather unexpectedly. I went to fetch some Diptyque samples from the post office this morning and it turned out they had had quite a few more packages for me that I was never notified about and had supposedly been left to stand abt a week ago when there was threat of the postal workers going on strike. The strikes were... More
Blast from the past
I had a good sniff of Samsara last night and now I am absolutely sure I have smelled it before, somewhere, some time ago in my childhood. Now I'm really haunted by who wore it? when? where would I have encountered it? In my relatively poor rural community few people would have had fragrance beyond Alyssa Ashley or Yves Rocher at all during the 80s and 90s, especially the 90s.... More