Twirling with Vert Boheme

I wanted to hate you Vert Bohème, I really did. In the past, I’ve been vocal about my resistance to Tom Ford fragrances because of his ad campaigns. I considered including an ad example below, but I simply could not. The abject female objectification appalls me to my core. With that said, I have avoided…

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…

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…

Ginestet’s Botrytis recalls stroll through Oporto, Portugal

Botrytis by Ginestet photo thieved from Fragrantica There was a reason why my Botrytis perfume sat in the back of my sample tray for such a long time. I have never heard or seen the word Botrytis before, so I had no context to make me reach for the tiny glass vial. Oftentimes, the name…

N’Aimez Que Moi by Caron and the Vanity Mirror

N’Aimez Que Moi by Caron photo thieved from Basenotes Oh, no worries, N’Aimez Que Moi, I will never forget you. N’Aimez Que Moi is a perfume first launched in 1916 by the perfume house Caron. N’Aimez Que Moi translates to Don’t love anyone but me, which is a name perfectly suited for the perfume’s raison d’être and…