An airy, cool specimen of woody fragrance. Continue reading Wood by any other name?
I may be over 20 years late, but we can still talk about this friendly, fruity, lactonic floral, right? Continue reading A rush of notes (Gucci Rush by Gucci)
What does it smell like when precious ingredients dance together? Continue reading A week of strangelove perfumes
Some loosely connected thoughts that even a fictional, fake psychiatrist could probably understand. Continue reading For times when thoughts are less fragrant
Notes unite to form new ones in this luscious extrait. Continue reading Coloring within bold lines (Gozo by Jeroboam)
A straightforward note pairing of orange and sandalwood. Continue reading The elusive yet omnipresent orange
A round-up of perfumes worn during some of the coldest days of the year so far. Continue reading Perfumed hibernation
A scented summary of my first week of 2022. Continue reading First week of 2022 told in fragrances
Turning the page with optimism for 2022. Continue reading A strange, perfumed year: 2021 retrospective
The Scent Room is definitely worth a visit. Continue reading My layover sniffing tour of Dallas
A brief synopsis of my holiday so far—with a view from the nose, of course. Continue reading Scented holiday musings
A luminous, sparkling rose to accompany my two shots. Continue reading Rose salt or salty rose?
Last year feels recent, last week feels distant, and Maison Crivelli perfumes seem to be onto something. Continue reading Of contrast and continuity
A softly leathery and fruity blend featuring myrrh; a feat of decadence. Continue reading Cuir Bono?
Natural gas accord, anyone? Probably not. Safety first, friends! Continue reading Smell gas? Scratch & sniff
An attempt at recreating an olfactory version of a favorite beverage. Continue reading Rose Milk Tea
A beautiful botanical perfume with heart for endangered pangolins. Continue reading Something olde, something new, something precious, something true (Pangolin Violette Rose by Velvet & Sweet Pea’s Purrfumery)
A collective lightness of being somehow conveys gravitas in this fragrance. Continue reading Forever dusk (Nuit de Megève by Eight & Bob)
Why do we clap? And can we wear perfume strategically to waft it further when we clap? Continue reading Perfume for applause
In more familiar territory, with new intentions. Continue reading My fancy sniffing tour of New York City—Part 2 (SoHo/NoHo)