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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Caron Yuzu Man

[Note: This post resurrected from the WayBack Machine, here.]   Thursday, July 7, 2011 Caron Yuzu Man And now for something completely different…. Well, maybe not completely different.  But for the house of Caron – home to masculines such as … Continue reading

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Land of the Lost

The NSA are not, apparently, the only people keeping an archive of the internet’s past.  There is also web.archive.org, a.k.a. The WayBack Machine. Using this wondrous technological device, I was able to uncover a bunch of deleted blog posts from … Continue reading

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New Dior Homme. I Mean The Dude.

And here is the news.   And here and here and here.   Looks like that R. Patz guy is gonna be helping out Jude Law, who TO ME will always be the face of Dior Homme.  But what the heck.  … Continue reading

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