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  1. the power of scent

    Found this short video the other day, and of course it brought me right back here. The video says it all, really:
  2. The notes of spring...

    by , 20th April 2012 at 07:48 PM (Fleurine's Non-Blog)

    Maybe it's just me but those green springy florals are calling to me. Notes like hyacinth, lily of the valley, lilac, box greens and many more...from the back of my closet out comes>>>
    (Untitled) Martin Margiela
    Vintage Vent Vert (Balmain)
    No. 19 (Chanel)
    Laura Ashley No. 1
    Vintage Muguet de Bois (Coty)
    Lily of the Valley (Penhaligon's)
    Lily of the Valley
  3. Comme De Garcons 2 Man < OR > Gucci Pour Homme I

    Quote Originally Posted by DNT View Post
    I love both and can't choose.
  4. Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab: Magdalene

    In the bottle, what first strikes my nose is Magdalene's wonderful rose scent, one of my favorite notes. BPAL roses are really unpredictable, though- they can range from absurdly stuffy to hysterically shrill to utterly deranged. This is an unexpected BPAL rose, with a pleasant, rather "normal" floral roundness, a reasonable, refreshing greenness, and an unusual depth.

    On first application, Magdalene has a sharp burnt note that reminds me of the off top notes of my vintage ...
  5. Thoughts on Badgley Mischka EdP

    Impulsively and regrettably, I swapped a full bottle of Hypnotic Poison for a full bottle of Badgley Mischka, unsniffed. It was spring, and I wanted a change. I already had a bottle of Hypnotic Poison parfum, and felt the EDT was going unused. I wanted to shed my heavy, gothy, rosey, tuberose, and decadent notes for something just as sophisticated but sweet, fresh, fun, different. The review in Perfumes: the A-Z Guide made Badgley Mischka sound like the perfect fit- a gorgeous and sophisticated ...

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