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This blog depicts my interpretation of a chosen scent. I write a description and then list the notes and illustrate with a painting or photograph.

  1. SotD Saturday 8 May

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    John Singer Sargent, 1911

    Madame Rochas

    The scent of golden sunshine on white linen,
    broom and orange blossom are
    anchored by sensuous woods and vetiver.
    Birds sing, bees buzz along;
    I am drifting away from this story...

    Based on the original but with a slightly more intense
    formula by Jean-Louis Sieuzac and Jacques Fraysse.
    A soft yet rich floral-aldehyde
    ...
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