Today I was able to sample Cafe Rose by Tom Ford at Saks Fifth Avenue. They were sweet enough to give yours truly two samples. Cafe Rose is a beautiful oriental floral fragrance that I think I'm in love with. I definitely might have to purchase this to wear in the Fall. So exciting!
Notes: saffron, black pepper, may rose, turkish rose, bulgarian rose, coffee, incense, amber, sandalwood and patchouli.
help me to start this accord
Please make your Sandalwood & Ginger room spray into a proper perfume.
I'm just going to ramble a little on a subject i find very interesting, due to my enthusiasm for vintage fragrance.
My memories of my "Nana" fragrance-wise, are kind of fond. She had in the drawer of her sideboard, a very cheap cosmetic bag, which contained all of her cosmetics and fragrance. It was very sparse, and had a cardboard tub of "rouge", a red lipstick, and red nail polish. And casually thrown in there, was her fragrance collection. A miniature
I received 2 boxes of vintage treasures, via priority mail 2 days ago, and took some photographs to share with you all here.
I had full intentions of exploring the boxes leisurely, taking a little stroll down vintage lane, encountering new and surprising smells, in order to choose which i would keep, and which to sell. I have not actually done this yet, as life has that habit of throwing up little surprises to disrupt the best laid plans. This week has been no exception, and i received
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