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  1. SotD - Sunday, the 2nd of May

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Coty - Emeraude
    Radiant green with citrus highlights,
    there are still, icy-cool, contrasting shadows.
    Prancing in the sun, this spectacular scent is one of a kind.
    Elegant and bold, the heartbeat intensifies and the springtime ritual begins.

    Vintage Emeraude Composition:
    Top notes: orange, bergamot and lemon;
    Middle notes: jasmine, ylang ylang, rose, brazilian rosewood, iris/orris
    Tags: coty, emeraude
  2. Antihéros by Etat Libre d'Orange


    Etat Libre d’Orange


    Parfumer: Antoine Maisondieu

    Concept (according to a website of Etat Libre d’Oragne): "Take me as I am," seems to say this fake Mr Everybody. An anti-hero never lies about who he is, hence the seeming simplicity of this hedonistic and sun-drenched creation, entirely centred on lavender flower. This hero of everyday life fights very ordinary battles at work, when driving, at home without every ...
  3. All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, May 1, 2010 ★★★ FRUITY

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    I tried Jo Malone Nectarine Blossom and Honey. BN database lists Clementine, Peach, Nectarine, Blackcurrant, Plum, Vetiver, Honey. Another source comes up with a usual top-heart-base structure:
    Top notes are green notes, black currant and petit grain; middle notes are nectarine and black locust; base notes are vetiver, peach and plum.

    This works as a very pleasant fruity scent for me. I don't get any honey (which I was originally interested in), but the formula "I
  4. SotD Saturday 1 May

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    Oh, many things to discover for a novice!
    I didn't know about the S&S, so I didn't prepare myself with the fruity fragrances for a trip... but lucky lucky, I got among my samplers a Jo Malone Nectarine Blossom and Honey, so I got it out and tried it on!

    Now, there's no fruit in the name, but it's certainly in the notes -- I read a description which includes black currant in the top notes, nectarine in the middle and peach in the base. Conversely, there's honey in the name

    Updated 1st May 2010 at 04:51 PM by Warum

  5. Most worn in April?

    It might be very different for me after the FB 3 day challenge, but so far April was mostly samples, and very few FBs received my loving. In fact, I only recall wearing Miracle, L'Eclat, and PWL. But Miracle, hands down, the winner for this April. I'll need to count stats somehow, but I can't get into that right now.

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    I didn't look at my posts yet, but the cloud tag of my blog is pretty telling, I think the winner hands down was Lancome Miracle. I just received a bottle in a swap

    Updated 1st May 2010 at 04:49 PM by Warum


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