Now that I've fallen into money, I'll be purchasing a few samples and a few bottles! Does anyone know a good place to get Serge Lutens samples? I know of The Perfumed Court, but they're charging $7 for 1ml and an additional $6 for shipping. That just seems extraordinarily expensive for 1ml. I wanna sample a few others, but I doubt I'll be able to find them (Midnight in Paris, Aventus). Oh how I wished I'd lived in a bigger city
Originally Posted by LSD
Hey this is so crazy, I have a bottle that someone left at my office but I have not been able to find it. Which Macy's did you see this I would love to get one.It smells greattttt.
Originally Posted by kumquat
Eduard Manet, 1882
Backwards in time,
I dream of spring again.
Cool breaths of watermelon
tease lilacs out to play.
The wind moves gently as
the robins feed on juicy bugs.
There is little time before the snow,
yet the glorious sweetness lingers.
Notes: hyacinth, white lilac,
watermelon, musk, cedar, moss
So I just purchased two bottles of scents at a thrift store today.
One was Lilu for women and the other was Avatar for men by Coty.
It was dirt cheap and I was excited to try the Avatar as soon as I bicycled home.
Pretty cool, Avatar does not smell cheap and I could not believe the thumbs down on this masculine "economy" scent. Some Bnote veterans mentioned words like "common" and "synthetic", I disagree.
This summer, I was delighted to take part in the Mystery of Musk project, which featured natural, musky perfumes created by radically individualist, indie noses. My most-worn of the group was Jane Cate’s “Tallulah B2”, a luxurious, yet cheerful floral with a sensual, musky base. Intrigued, I contacted Jane. Her perfumery is called “A Wing and A Prayer Perfumes”, and she runs it with her daughter, Sarah, in Northern California. Here’s our conversation:
Marla: For many centuries,
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