I could not have had a better Thanksgiving 2015. I was able to take two different perfume construction courses at Galimard at Galimard in Grasse, France. I was there for "one on one" training with a nose. I highly recommend this experience for anyone who can get to Grasse, but know an appointment is very important for classes. I am writing this blog for those that cannot. http://www.galimard.com/
Updated 11th December 2015 at 01:28 AM by DeborahDolen
Throughout my time in Europe, namely France, DHL was my go-to for night outings and lounges, this was at the start of my fragrance journey. Early on I noticed the attention it attracted from the opposite see and it was always positive, it boosted my confidence to ultra-suave, play boy status. So one night, it clicked, my confidence was on 10 thousand and maybe, just maybe it aided in me connecting with a love interest. All I know is she saw the bottle on my bookshelf the next morning and said
Tragic. Shattered. Every turn leading to a dead end. The downward spiral of decency in exchange of artificial paradises, of the kind made in chemistry labs. Marion lost and desperate, begging over the phone for someone to stand by her side, is perhaps the strongest and most harrowing distress signal ever filmed. The most disturbing thing however, is not how low she would go, but how many
Updated 29th November 2015 at 06:22 PM by Le_Coeur_Gothique
Yeap, movies and their olfactory assocciations. Any of you reading my blog should have seen it coming. For the rest, I hope you'll have a good time reading it, just as I enjoyed making it.
Who has not placed her/himself in an anti-hero's shoes? Who has not fallen in love with a movie character? Who has not been jealous of the audacity of a villain? Who has not searched for a song (s)he heard in a movie? Finally, who has not wondered how any of the above (songs included) would smell like? Sometimes
Updated 29th November 2015 at 03:05 PM by Le_Coeur_Gothique
A few from Scentsamples' Halloween offering:
Papillon - Anubis
This I'm either going to love or hate. Awaiting test...
Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
This is what I would like to smell like when I've just finished a workout. It's skin. Musky, *real*, sweaty skin. No uptight cleanliness and prurient scented toiletries here. It's that leather jacket he's worn for years, which has become a part of his body over time. It's the scent he leaves
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