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  1. Money doesn't buy good taste...

    Found this while reading reviews on Luckyscent, cracked me up.

    "...Money doesn't buy good taste and fragrance can't cover up up the stench of snobs."

    – Quote by Anonymous
    Tags: quotes, witty
    Musings , Diary
  2. Pitter Patter...

    Cold rainy weather always make for perfect days to try scents, especially if it's a Sunday morning. Sampled the Van Cleef & Aprels Collection Extraordinaire on my wrist and snuggled back under the covers, bliss.

    Tags: rain, weather
    Musings , Diary
  3. Warning: Walking Vanilla Tonka Bean Ahead

    I got so excited over my new Un Bois Vanille by Serge Lutens that I went trigger happy and let it rip with 6 pumps all over. Death by vanilla for all around me today.

    Must. practice. restraint.

    Updated 31st August 2010 at 06:06 AM by qoo77

    Musings , Diary
  4. Christopher Sheldrake

    After trying some of the popular scents from the Serge Lutens line, an involuntary shudder runs should my body whenever I see the name Christopher Sheldrake. One that is not in a good way.

    I seem to be the only one who finds the Serge Luten creations hardly palatable.

    Un Bois Vanille, Daim Blond and Chergui are the only ones I can tolerate to date.

    Updated 22nd August 2010 at 02:29 PM by qoo77

    Tags: serge, sheldrake
    Diary , Musings
  5. [Review] Cumin 31 by Le Labo

    Rose 31 by Le Labo should be renamed 'Cumin 31' from the smell of it. This would seem like a cumin-laced rose when it was first described to me. Presumably naming a fragrance 'Cumin' was hardly sexier than 'Rose'.

    Reviews have summed it as a masculine rose, the flower playing a peek-a-boo throughout the day for me. So do not make the mistake of assuming this is predominantly a rose soliflore as I had from its namesake. I seem to get shades of Diptyque's Tam Dao - ness but incredibly ...

    Updated 21st August 2010 at 08:50 AM by qoo77

    Tags: cumin, rose
    Reviews , Musings , SOTD
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