Originally Posted by hectorhoraciootero
I have a 13 years old daughter. She loves fragrances but has almost no experience with them. And I am interested in the topic, but I only have a little experience about men fragrances.
Last year I gave her as a gift her first eau de toilette, "Wild" by Ralph Lauren (it was a recommendation given to me by a saleswoman in a shop). I was lucky that she liked it very much -or at least she told me so-, specially that strawberry scent. But she really
Oh my God- I had no idea how simple it is to get carried away with ordering samples.
I saw people on line who claimed to have hundreds of "imps" collected from buying samples but thought that was absurd.
I really got hooked on Opus oils and smell bent and how easy it is to order samples and the next thing I know its three am on a saturday and Im agonizing over which collection I must posess .
Its pretty bad when Im fitting them all in a makeup bag to drag around with
A while back, I posted to my blog about some of the peculiarities of the English language "as she is spoke" around America and the world (http://www.basenotes.net/entries/609...senotes-thread). One British reader responded and confessed to a fascination with American English. I recently looked at this post again, and it inspired this:
Forgive me for doing a slow burn on this until two years later, but it just occurred to me that British
Updated 1st April 2011 at 07:26 AM by JaimeB
The house of Creed isn’t fooling anyone. That’s the word on the street.
However, there’s a strain of logic that overshadows the Creed skeptics’ core argument that is deeply and irrevocably flawed. The logic in question is as follows:
[B]Since Creed refuses to provide evidence in the form of vintage bottles, sales receipts, and royal warrants explicitly commissioning perfumes since the days of King George III and onward, one can safely conclude
i smelled santos on a guy on the trailways bus with me back from manhattan
he was getting off at woodbury commons, an outlet mecca of downstate new york
he smelled so good i had to ask
buy it (for my brother) and start getting into fragrance
i bought dolce vita again, which was the only bottle of perfume i ever bought myself besides charlie on a lark to become more feminine...
dolce vita was stolen by a crackhead my dad let into the house