Wednesday scent of the day 5/16

Hump Day, plus Sea-Monkey Day. What fragrance are you wearing?

When I was young I used to love to go see the First Lady gowns at the National Museum of American History. They’ve updated the exhibit several times since then, and the more relevant they make it to modern concerns the less I like it, but that’s the way, right? Shown above is detail from a reception dress owned by Lucy Hayes, but for scent I’ve gone with a favorite of Jackie Kennedy’s, Jean Patou Joy. Joy would work for any formal gown, and it’s doing just fine with my ratty old cardigan (it’s quite chilly here this morning).

Reminder: on 5/18 we’re celebrating Museum Day…

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