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Summer Quartet for Book, Music, Kulfi & Perfume (plus a brief quartet poll)

For me, some of the best summer days revolve around lying on the sofa and reading, listening to music, (taking a nap), and eating and drinking indulgent concoctions (LOTS of gelato, ice cream and cocktails). I surround myself with vases full of scented flowers from the garden — right now there are sweet peas, roses, tuberose, plate-sized southern magnolias, gardenias, phlox, even tiny bouquets of spicy, bright orange marigolds. And, of course, I wear perfume.

For the past three weeks, Seattle has sizzled with temperatures often hovering between 89 and 93 degrees Fahrenheit (31-34 °C); on some days, it’s been downright unhealthy to be outside, with smoke from raging fires reaching us from California, eastern Washington/Canada and…SIBERIA. I feel zero guilt for whiling away a morning and/or afternoon “in contemplation.” Today I’d like to introduce you to my most recent “Summer Quartet” (the individual parts change, but the pattern remains constant)…

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Fragrantica Member Spotlight: Cybernoir

 

  Member Name: Cybernoir   Member Since: July 23rd, 2012   Location: USAView Perfume Wardrobe and Profile

  For almost half a million people worldwide, Fragrantica has become more than just an online perfume encyclopedia and a magazine dedic… Continue reading

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I Want Choo

Hannah Ferguson flips her hair around for Jimmy Choo Fever.
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Ted Lapidus Poker Face

  In August 2018, under license of the Jacques Bogart Group, the TED LAPIDUS fashion brand launches a new masculine fragrance named POKER FACE. The tactics, intuition and addictive challenge of the poker game are transmitted with the contrasts of the … Continue reading

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Desigual Fresh World

 

The fashion house Desigual is recognizable by its optimism, lively color combinations and attractive patterns and materials. The Fresh collection of the house was presented with the launch of the original light fruity Fresh in 2015, followed by … Continue reading

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Byredo Eleventh Hour ~ new fragrance

Niche line Byredo will launch Eleventh Hour, a new unisex fragrance…

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Abercrombie Fitch First Instinct Blue For Her

 

American fashion brand Abercrombie Fitch started the First Instinct collection with the masculine aromatic fougère fragrance First Instinct by perfumer Phillippe Romano in 2016, followed by the first feminine edition, the oriental floral First … Continue reading

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Salvatore Ferragamo Uomo Signature ~ new fragrance

Salvatore Ferragamo has introduced Uomo Signature, a new fragrance for men. Uomo Signature is a flanker to 2016’s Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo and follows 2017’s Uomo Casual Life

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Wednesday scent of the day 8/15

Happy Hump Day and happy National Relaxation Day! (I participated by sleeping through the alarm.) What fragrance are you wearing?

I’m in Dawn Spencer Hurwitz Summer Cologne.

Reminder: 8/17 will be Guessing Game Friday, edition 2…

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The daily lemming

A cheaper alternative to the car vent diffusers from Diptyque and Antica Farmacista: Votivo’s Auto Vent Clip. “Our Auto Vent Clip will help you travel in style and provides 30 days of powerful fragrance. Available in: Champaca, Clean Crisp White, Hon… Continue reading

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