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
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.
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 07:06 AM by qoo77
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 03:29 PM by qoo77
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 09:50 AM by qoo77