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Happy happy joy joy!
I just got the news that I won one of the lots of Fragrantica user Pansylady's charity raffle. There are plenty still left so check it out at F's forum! EDIT, my lo(o)t: 4.5ml of each: Guerlain Apres l'Ondee Guerlain Shalimar Ode a la Vanille Sur la route de Madagascar Guerlain Shalimar Ode a la Vanille Sur la Route du Mexique Guerlain Mayotte 2.5ml... More
Christmas came early!
And it came with Guerlain's Insolence Eau Glacée, Chanel's Coromandel and a cute leather bag from Mona Moon in Spain. Mona Moon deserves praise for their extremely fast shipping: the bag was sent on Friday from Spain and it was already here in the Arctic today. If you are in Europe and looking for a cute purse or bag (for yourself or as a gift), check out their stores... More
Spending the evening with Rive Gauche
Also would be cool to figure out which era of YSL perfumes my mini is. It wasn't sold as vintage as I recall yet Raiders of the Lost Scent's guide to dating YSL perfumes is not giving me any conclusive answers. The pressed batch code says either EOC or E0C. Maybe it's a fake (although who'd even bother), maybe we'll never know. Beautiful aldehydes nevertheless. More
By house, or by nose?
Thanks to Parfumo and other perfume enthusiast sites, I've been able to browse perfumes not just by house/designer but also by nose. I find it increasingly useful the more I smell things and learn about the kind of stuff I like, and sometimes keep finding the same people named as noses. I was going to get organized and start sniffing house by house instead of getting a sample... More
Getting acquainted with citrus scents
I thought I might try and get familiar with this olfactory group, or just scents with prominent citrus notes. A friend dropped by yesterday, noticed a Mandarine-Basilic sample and sprayed it on. She didn't like it any more than I do, but it got me trying on more citrus scents and wearing Versense for the rest of the day. I swiped the following citrus fragrance... More