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Diddy Sport: It’s 3AM and Time to Find a Daytime Fragrance for Summer 2017

I suppose that going from the Donald Trump fragrances to Sean John’s line is a bit like jumping from the frying pan into the fire, but what the heck.  Somebody has to tell the truth about Sean John 3AM (if not … Continue reading

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Four Dudes, a Classy Dame, and a Boozy Babe

….OTHERWISE known as Field Notes from Cowtown – this week’s ruberrific report on my spectacular sniffing experiences, out in the real world of designer fragrance, in the malls of flyover country. But first, a message from our sponsor’s required movie of … Continue reading

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Cultural Capitalism: Fear and Loathing in the Perfume Aisle at Macy’s

….an abstract symphonic post, in which, by a Kansas tornado of antideconstuctive disestablishmentarianism, we consider the fragrant origins of Donald Trump’s cultural counter-insurgency, mostly by way of stream-of-subconsciousness, non-snob reviews of Trump’s two modern scents, Success and Empire. prelude When Donald Trump announced that … Continue reading

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Letters To Primrose

One of my oldest and best friends in the fragrance world is Primrose, who is surely one of our “alpha dandies” on Basenotes.  Along with the other veterans of that forum, she has managed to maintain it as one of … Continue reading

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Nero Profumo. Back to Black.

There are a lot of fragrance blogs out there.  In fact, if you’re starting a blog with the idea of having an army of followers, turning it into a book, to be followed by an indie movie starring Zooey Deschanel, … Continue reading

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