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  1. Mitsouko

    Today I am trying Mitsouko for the first time-the newer EDT version. I'm finding it so odd and interesting that I think it needs a blog. Me sniffing my Mitsouko scented wrist all day deserves a blog. One reviewer's comparison to makeup was in fact helpful because I too get a makeuplike note-and I like the smell of some makeup items. Before that I was going hmm ... Alka Seltzer? Play Doh? I don't know! Perfume gone bad?

    It is a very difficult scent to describe. It isn't ...
  2. Vacation Notes 2- Ah the Tropics!

    Got to visit the headquarters of the American Orchid Society today. Their greenhouses and gardens are spectacular. If anyone reading this ever visits Boca Raton, Florida, don't miss it, it's an olfactory wonder.
    I didn't know orchids had so many intoxicating perfumes, and some that are, well, interesting. Several had sweet, powdery, spicy scents. Others smelled strangely like antique roses. One huge purple orchid smelled, well, purple. Its sillage was immense. Other orchids looked like alien ...
  3. Xerjoff 17/17 - short first impressions

    Xerjoff is an Italian brand making very exclusive fragrances. High quality raw materials, rare precious essences and the modern techniques are used to create the perfumes. Sculptured in quartz bottles, embellished with gold and hand made wooden boxes make the dignified packing for those fragrances. More about the brand itself you can read on their website , on Dimitri’s Sorcery of Scent blog ...

    Updated 17th September 2009 at 12:49 PM by AromaX

    Perfume review
  4. Today's purchases

    Just got samples of Jean Patou's 1000 and Sublime. I like both; they do smell like the same designer created them (many similarities to me). My husband says they both smell like "old lady". I HATE that phrase! However, I think I know what he's talking about... I haven't quite identified the note/s that make that "old lady" characteristic.
    I also bought a bottle of Calvin Klein's Euphoria, after smelling it on other ladies 2 days in row and loving it. ...

    Updated 25th July 2009 at 06:52 PM by Bastetcat

    Random Thoughts
  5. My Notes

    I tried (and retried) some fragrances today that were all rather similar. The One, Armani Code, Bulgari Black, and Guess by Marciano. I think my favorites would have to be The One and Guess. I think the other 2 fell victim to the issue of being too mellow and one dimensional and nondescript. If they had a bit of spice or something to break it up I think I would have liked them more. There was nothing all that bad with them they were just rather forgettable. I have been wondering if they all belong ...

    Updated 15th July 2009 at 04:17 AM by CanwllCorfe


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