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  1. 3,000 gallons of perfume

    In the next few days we'll be rolling out updated wardrobes, reviews and directory pages. The last time I did this, it gave me the chance to have a look through the wardrobes and see how many bottles of fragrances we owned between us. That was almost three years ago, and between us we had 93,224 bottles of fragrances.

    Just out of curiosity, I thought I'd have a look and see how many bottles we have between us now (this is just counting people's 'owned' bottles in their wardrobes, so ...
  2. The Fougère Tribe

    The release of the new Fougère Royale by Houbigant has inspired me to think again about the fougère genre of scents and their different incarnations and history over the years. Of course, the first of the tribe was the original Fougère Royale which Houbigant first made available in 1882. That's 128 years ago now, and in that time the genre has gained many new members and mutated a bit hither and thither.

    The very first Fougère Royale was innovative in two important ways: First, it was

    Updated 9th December 2010 at 10:29 AM by JaimeB

    The Fragrance Industry , The Art of Perfumery , Personal Reflections , Perfume History
  3. Sisley eau de campagne 50ml (unisex)

    I am really trying to love this fragrance but find it too green on my skin. Any suggestions for layering?
  4. Yearning

    I felt this sudden pang of longing for early spring, that smell of snow melting, damp soil, cold, crisp air and last year's grass all wet, longing for early spring and wearing Le Temps d'Une Fête.

    There is a part of fall that is akin to early spring, the same sharpness in the air, the same smell of earth and similar flowers, too - late fall-blooming bulbs like colchicums, autumn crocus, even autumn snowdrops. I should probably have a go at Le Temps d'Une Fête one day, when the weather ...
  5. Creed

    by , 3rd November 2010 at 11:58 AM (I have 5 frags that i really like is it still too much?)
    I am a big fan of bdp and imperial, have been wearing Creed fragrances for about 10 years now. I will begin by saying that Julio's review nyfragance blog on youtube about bdp is extremly bias, saying it smells hot and label it with negative comments like an old man in a sauna is a bit much. I do agree it is not for younger people but bdp is one of creeds most well put togeather fragrance especially the drydown. He does great reviews but this one he is way off to say the least!. Love Dynamite Denis ...

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