Pitch black and majestic. The Charles Bronson of fragrances.
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"...The history of perfumery before this subdivision of niche was manufactured, both literally and imaginatively, is a long one, with thousands upon thousands of fragrances. The true fragrance lover takes each fragrance one at a time, and examines it preferably outside of the imaginatively manufactured categories and, in doing so, builds up a steady, informed basis for seasoned comparative judgments based on the sampling and information gathered from such sampling. This is why any one on the board who ever has anything particular interesting to say about fragrances as fragrances rather than as categorical constructs always has an abiding interest and passion for all kinds of fragrances and not just a narrow niche of fragrances. Conversely, the "niche whores," the more and more narrow their interests become, the more and more they mimic the ad copy of the very companies they worship. I know whose posts I like to read..."
“Perfume is decidedly not about two things: it isn’t about memory and it isn’t about sex. Perfume is about beauty and intellect,” .......... “A perfume is a message in a bottle—not a smell—and the message is written by the perfumer and read by the person who smells it.”
Perfumes: The A-Z Guide
The Emperor of Scent
The Perfect Scent
Scent and Chemistry
Feeding the Monster: IFRA and the EU Parliament
Francesco Smalto PH
Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta
Mechant Loup by L'Artisan
I've had a rough evening. I'm relaxing w/ Gendarme + CK one and a bottle of wine.
"Wait...is David Bowie really God?" - Penelope Garcia
L'Instant Pour Homme for me.
That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.
Black Cashmere eau d Parfum and loition