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  1. 花見、華道、香道 (Hanami, Ikebana, and The Sniffa Way)


    Ayala Moriel Hanami & Cherry Blossoms

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    In a Station of the Metro

    The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
    Petals on a wet, black bough.

    -Ezra Pound
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    One of the beauties of fragrance is that it is incredibly portable, and can be enjoyed almost anywhere and anytime. I often seek out
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  2. Momentary Passion and the Holy Grail

    Momentary Passion and the Holy Grail


    febreze AIR effects - meadows & rain® (campos y lluvia)
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    "That said, fabreeze is the shit." -DerangedGoose
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    Everything you know about fragrance is wrong.

    Yes, I can see you now, rolling your eyes and thinking ...
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  3. Le Feu d'Issey - Beautiful Loser

    Le Feu d'Issey - Beautiful Loser


    People in the past - such as ourselves - can be wrong about things. It's easy to be wrong. History is filled with instances where good things went unrecognized, or bad things prevailed. Sometimes we recognize good things later, and realize our mistake. Sometimes we don't. When we do recognize good things too late, at least - sometimes - we can ...
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  4. Chandler Burr's "High Five" in March GQ

    CB/GQ


    One of the people I'm most thankful for in the fragrance world is Chandler Burr. If you haven't read his fascinating book The Perfect Scent, then you've missed a great read. This book is so compelling, it made me a fan of Hermčs and their line of fragrances long before I smelled even a single one. Burr's writing - so wonderful but seemingly so effortless - is simply transformative.

    Well, if you want to take in a small sample of Burr's most practical thoughts ...

    Updated 14th March 2009 at 11:24 PM by Redneck Perfumisto

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  5. What's So New About Givenchy Pi Neo?


    You might as well admit it. You have a guilty pleasure. Maybe it's the Big Mac. Maybe it's the Whopper. If you're a vegetarian, maybe it's those straight-to-the-hips seasoned fries. It's something you're not proud of liking, and it's probably mass-market stuff.

    Well, my guilty pleasure is a designer fragrance - Givenchy Pi Neo.

    What? Why on Earth would I feel ...
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