Wednesday scent of the day 10/17

Hump Day, and not a moment too soon. 75 days left in 2018, which is a few too many for my taste, and don’t forget the splitmeet is coming up on Saturday. What fragrance are you wearing?

I’m planning a day in Fendi Theorema, because Nancyleandros mentioned it yesterday.

Reminder: on 10/19, for Family History Month…

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The daily lemming

WANT. WANT. WANT. (But would not pay as much as they're asking for it, as usual.) A Pencil Shavings Diffuser from Anya Hindmarch. Looks like pencils, smells like pencils. "The new pencil pot diffusers are made using an innovative technique that uses ceramic ‘reeds’ to diffuse scented oil into the room. A modern take on the classic reed-diffuser, 'Pencil Shavings' releases a dry woody scent infused with notes of; Mandarin, Pink Pepper, Cedarwood, Rose, Cypress, Novelty Erasers and Fresh Notebooks." £99. Also available in Lollipop and Chewing Gum.

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Now I just walk through without even looking up

One thing that has changed is the perfume industry itself, which [Le Labo co-founder Eddie] Roschi says has become crowded and oversaturated. As such he is considering reducing the amount of fragrances Le Labo offers...

“I used to smell everything that came out, especially when I walked through duty-free [stores]. Now I just walk through without even looking up. That being said, the fact that the market is saturated doesn’t mean there’s no space for new ideas,” he says.

— Read more at Cult perfume brand Le Labo and the chemistry – personal and actual – behind its success at South China Morning Post.

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Now in Stores: Calvin Klein Women Burberry Her

  Do you apply your perfume in association with the style of your outfit of that day? Whatever your ritual is, this association isn’t easy to avoid when it comes to pillar launches of the big fashion houses.   With fashion majorly taking back its mood and spirit to the streets, logos and monograms being back, cult brands revived and sportswear made luxurious, I wanted to test the fragr...
Read full article: Now in Stores: Calvin Klein Women Burberry Her from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

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40th Anniversary of Polo Ralph Lauren

  Let's imagine for ten minutes that perfumes can be masculine or feminine again, and that they can differ greatly. For example, in men's fragrances there is more emphasis on strength and vigor, while the main focus in women's fragrances is on their beauty. Any quality is maximized - as if the principles of the ancient Greek mythology is applied to the fragrant world. The time when there was no n...
Read full article: 40th Anniversary of Polo Ralph Lauren from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

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Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Now Tommy Girl Now

  American fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger recently held its Tommy Hilfiger Fall Winter 2018/2019 fashion show in Shanghai, China, which was broadcast live around the world, and new products presented at the fashion show could be purchased immediately during the live stream. Under Estee Lauder's license, Tommy Hilfiger also launched new fragrances that are already available on the official webs...
Read full article: Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Now Tommy Girl Now from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

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Armand Basi Night Blue and In Flowers

  Two new ARMAND BASI fragrances have already appeared in perfume stores, and sales assistants are actively offering them on smelling blotters to every visitor. Of course, being a man, I was first offered to try NIGHT BLUE. Fresh, energetic, citrusy and spicy, with the typical impression of modern fougères: "an energetic man just out of the shower." The bitter wormwood instead of floral accords ...
Read full article: Armand Basi Night Blue and In Flowers from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

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Versace Eros Flame ~ new fragrance

Versace has launched Eros Flame, a new fragrance for men. Eros Flame is a flanker to 2012’s Eros

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Tuesday scent of the day 10/16

It’s Tuesday and it’s World Food Day, and Oscar Wilde’s birthday. What fragrance are you wearing?

I’m having my second cup of tea (boring old English Breakfast) in a dab of Sarah Jessica Parker Stash SJP.

Reminder: on 10/19, for Family History Month…

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Tuesday scent of the day 10/16

It’s Tuesday and it’s World Food Day, and Oscar Wilde’s birthday. What fragrance are you wearing?

I’m having my second cup of tea (boring old English Breakfast) in a dab of Sarah Jessica Parker Stash SJP.

Reminder: on 10/19, for Family History Month…

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