Monthly Archives: September 2012

Film Noir

Part of being a perfumista – perhaps the most enjoyable part – is the unexpected.  Those little unanticipated discoveries – like going off on a rescue mission for nursing-home-bound CREED, and ending up with the latest Tom Ford.  But sometimes … Continue reading

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Tea Ceremony

OK, amigos.  This is going to be A Rather Novel Review.  Half chadō and half kōdō, with a shot-glass of Starbucks coffee thrown in for olfactory palette cleansing.  I’m going to try to give you my first impressions of four … Continue reading

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Ten Chicks & A Guy: Quick Impressions of Some Current Fragrances

OK, people – listen up.  I have no idea why, but I was in a great mood today.  In fact, when I went to Macy’s and poked around, while my wife was browsing the Ralph Lauren threads, I got very … Continue reading

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Black Chypre

Ah, the mind of the perfumer.  Sometimes, these guys and gals are just too smart for their own good.  Case in point – the brilliant WTF which almost made me shout out for joy like an idiot in Saks Fifth … Continue reading

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