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Scent of the Day

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 Friday 06 August

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Estee Lauder - White Linen

    Blazing-hot, white rose scent- pierces through all others.
    I always think of clean, white sheets,
    and the sun bleaching them.

    Created by Sophia Grojsman in 1978.
    Top: citrus, peach and jasmine.
    Heart: lilac, rose and amber.
    Base: cedarwood, sandalwood and benzoin.
  2. SOTF Wednesday 04 August 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Dulcis in Fundo

    Creamy, citrus-flavored vanilla.
    Childhood memories abound,
    and new ones are created.
    Delight your senses.

    Mexican vanilla bean is the key.
  3. SotD-Monday 2 AUGUST 2010!

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Henry Meynell Rheam, 1904

    Serge Lutens-Bois de Violette

    Boozey and bold, this scent is charged with atlas cedar,
    violet leaves and flowers.
    A bright brass band at first, it settles into a charming,
    sweet rendition of the flower in the woods
    at a madcap party where the punch is flowing.
    Splash it on!
  4. SOTD - Sunday, 25 July 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Caron - Fleurs de Rocaille
    (Rockgarden Flowers)

    Fairytale colors strewn along a glorious path,
    I am lead to a bright stream that cools my feet.
    So many flowers it's impossible to choose.
    The amber and sandalwood encompasses them all
    in a sunny glow that displays their finery.

    Created by Ernest Daltroff, in 1934 in USA.
    This is vintage parfum.
    A floral fragrance with notes;

    Updated 5th May 2012 at 07:37 PM by kumquat

  5. SotD - Sunday the 20th of June

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers

    Caron - Infini

    Delightful in the original formula
    with its 'Caron' carnation base.
    Not to be discounted in the more recent
    version with more aldehydic emphasis.
    Powerful, almost gaseous to start,
    I am fueled as for lift-off.
    Jungle florals and sandalwood mingle passionately.
    There's nothing to stop me as I soar to an
    Tags: caron, infini
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