I used to say this about Kansas...
It's a nice place to live, but I wouldn't want to visit there.
I'm kinda feeling the same way about the new/old site. It seems a little bare-bones at first, but I think I'm going to get used to it.
Yes, it's a bit primitive. Yes, it's a bit old fashioned. Yes, it's a bit like a trip back to an earlier time.
But it's classic. REALLY classic.
And it has
Vintage His and Hers Gift Set
I was on a thread here today, when something hit me.
We were talking about how some very popular men's designer fragrances, much loved at the moment by most of the world, are completely unloved here. These fragrances are nice enough, but they just don't grab anybody's
Well, if IFRA would have been lucky, you would now be reading one of my most well-argued pieces ever written, in defense of their latest video.
Unfortunately, the crashing server ate it.
100% lost in cyberspace. I kid you not.
Is the universe trying to tell me something? Who knows.....
However, I intend to rally to the cause one more time. Come back later - for a link to a re-created version!
The Humor of Bad Taste and The Bad Taste of Humor - An Age-Old Dilemma
Inspired by a forthright discussion with some of the ladies here at Basenotes, two of my favorite characters explore a thorny question of social cohesion versus individual freedom of expression. Two brothers on very different paths in life, but still united by their love of fragrance, and perhaps
Truly, my friends, there is nothing that I will not do in pursuit of the beauty of fragrance. As proof of this fact, I offer you yesterday's glorious adventure in fragrance appreciation, if not also a misadventure in fragrance application.
Having sampled Bleu de Chanel in stores - about a dozen times or so - I had been left in the curious