First Impressions Video: Tabac Grande by Sultan Pasha Attars

Tabac Grande by Sultan Pasha Attars I finally had the opportunity to experience Tabac Grande this morning. So gentlemanly and distinguished!  My apologies for the weird camera angle, but I needed both hands to open the teeny, tiny vial. These are my impressions of the first few minutes of the perfume. It blew me away…

SOTD Royal Apothic Noble Carnation – Quick Perfume Review

Royal Apothic Noble Carnation ♀ photo thieved from the Anthropologie website A couple of weeks ago, I made a quick jaunt to Orlando. While there, I popped into the Mall at Millennia for precisely an hour and a half of perfume shopping. I visited Chanel, Bloomingdales,  Nieman Marcus and Anthropologie. During the whirlwind, I went…

Scent of Tuesday – Quick Perfume Review

Jennifer Lopez Deseo ⚥ Photo by Smells Downright Gorgeous The scent of the day or SOTD in perfume speak is Deseo by Jennifer Lopez. What a bottle, huh? I love the muted blue and gold. I admit the bottle shape is awkward for spritzing purposes and I fumble with it for a bit before I…

Scent of Tuesday – Quick Review of Amber Extreme

It’s back to work and it’s cold everywhere. This is a perfect day for the dry sultriness of L’Artisan Parfumeur Ambre Extreme. From Fragrantica: Ambre Extreme by L`Artisan Parfumeur is a Oriental Spicy fragrance for women. Ambre Extreme was launched in 2001. It begins spicy. I like a spice pick me up first thing in the morning.  Then the powder and…

Scented Sunday – A Quick Review

Tokyo Milk Bulletproof EdP photo thieved from Fragrantica During a quick visit to Sephora that turned into an extended perfume and makeup fest, I picked up Tokyo Milk’s Femme Fatale scent wardrobe eau de parfum collection. It was on sale! Inside are four minis and today I chose Bulletproof as my scent of the day….

Thursday by the Nile- Quick Review

Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Nil ⚥ photo thieved from Fragrantica Fitting for a chilly, grey, rainy day, Un Jardin Sur le Nil hoisted my spirits this morning to almost normal levels. Un Jardin Sur le Nil (A garden by the Nile) is a fragrance launched by Hermes in 2005 and is in no way…

Unisex Wednesday Evening Scent -Quick Review

L’Occitane Eau des Baux To celebrate the rising tide of unisex or genderless perfumes, I am wearing Eau des Baux by L’Occitane en Provence to work tonight. I bought this fragrance for me just as much as for my husband for Christmastime last year. It is frigid outside and the warm spiciness of Eau de…

Scent of Monday – Quick Review + Sample Draw

Escentuelle Moonbeam ♀ Started the day with the sweet, delicate floral that is Moonbean by Escentuelle. The perfumer, Carolyn Hassett, of Escentuelle Signature Fragrance Creation  describes Moonbeam as evoking “light, but softer than that of sunshine.” Moonbeam is from Escentuelle’s Pret-a-Porter collection. Moonbean begins with an instant of fruity sweetness and very quickly moves to a…

New Year’s Day Scent – Quick Review

Et, Voila ! Tom Ford Black Orchid ♀ Tom Ford Black Orchid is not a newbie, but it’s a goodie for New Year’s Day. When I applied Black Orchid this morning, my husband was confused and puzzled. Let me set up the scene. We’ve just eaten brunch at our house. Husband said, “Why is there…

Morn’ of the Eve – Quick Scent Review

Hippie Rose by James Heeley Perfume Hippie Rose is a Chypre Floral fragrance for women and men. Hippie Rose was launched in 2011. The first time I wore Hippie Rose, I did not fall in love. I was expecting a Grateful Dead, tie-dye, flowers tied into my hair experience and I got rose-dirt. THEN, I returned a second…

Scent of Wednesday – Quick Review

Dahlia Divin by Givency You know it’s a winner when your Husband says, “Mmmm. It smells good up in here,” after the morning spritz. The scent of the day is Dahlia Divin by Givenchy. Dahlia starts off with a bang, which I like a lot. The scent is not your usual berry or vanilla, it…

The Scent of Tuesday- Quick Review

Roses et Reines from L’Occitane en Provence Roses, Roses, Roses. Composed of Moroccan, Turkish, Grasse and Bulgarian roses, Roses et Reines is a rose FEST! I am a complete sucker for rose and I received this little gem for Christmas. Small, excited claps. Roses et Reines starts with a burst of citrus and alcohol. Boo,…