Monthly Archives: June 2013

Fragrance – It’s Gone To The Dogs!

Sometimes a lowly functional product impresses just as much as an expensive Guerlain.  OK – maybe not everybody.  But after an interview in which Guerlain’s in-house perfumer, Thierry Wasser, admitted that he admired the functional perfumers because of the quality … Continue reading

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Fixing a Broken CREED® Deodorant Stick

CREED®.  There are enough reasons to hate myself.  I certainly didn’t need CREED® fanboyism to be one of them.  But the fact is, if you love mainstream fragrances but want something novel, or you dig really out-of-style fragrances but don’t … Continue reading

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Fragbusters: Three “Edgy” Feminines at Macy’s

Ah, yes – I do love it when my wife goes looking for Ralph Lauren dresses at one of our nearby Macy’s stores.  When she does, it puts me right smack dab next to the counter with all the “young” … Continue reading

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R’oud Elements by Kerosene

[Note: This post resurrected from the WayBack Machine, here.  Please note that prices have risen, obviously, since this was originally posted.] Sunday, December 25, 2011 R’oud Elements by Kerosene It’s not every day that niche lover Joe Petrucci and mainstream … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Fragrance: Rose Rebelle SC-7545

[Note: This post resurrected from the WayBack Machine, here.  It’s a story based (as closely as I could manage) on a strange, fascinating dream that I had, about a fragrance that I’d never sniffed.  I was going to do a … Continue reading

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Amouage Honour Woman

[Note: This post resurrected from the WayBack Machine, here.] Sunday, September 25, 2011 Amouage Honour Woman Is it fair to review a scent before you’re even gotten to the drydown? Well, after reviewing a scent that I hadn’t even smelled, … Continue reading

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Dior Fahrenheit and Aqua Fahrenheit

[Note: This post resurrected from the WayBack Machine, here.] Sunday, June 26, 2011 Dior Fahrenheit and Aqua Fahrenheit Aromi likes to say that if you start getting bored with fragrance, and the hobby just isn’t exciting any more, you can … Continue reading

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