Perfume, Reviews

Yves Saint Laurent’s Mon Paris and the White Musk That Must Be Stopped

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Since everybody’s got to have a youth-oriented fruitchouli floral these days, Yves Saint Laurent has Mon Paris, which is their answer to Poison Girl, which is Dior’s answer to Coco Mademoiselle, which is Chanel’s goof on Mugler’s yet to be improved upon Angel. I suspect they chose to flanker off Paris because even if Opium is YSL’s “big” name fragrance, “Opium…

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Perfume, Random Asides

This Opium Commercial Was Directed by David Lynch, But Please Don’t Get Too Excited

Since I love hyperbole almost as much as I love perfume, I always get a thrill whenever I read someone on the interment complain that Opium has been RUINED, that the current formulation is but a disgraced slut next to the high courtesan of the past. Having only known–and loved–the most recent iteration, my mind can’t help but wander and wonder…

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Lists, Perfume

NSFW, or Not Spritz-able For Work: A Running List of Perfumes Too Fragrant for My Scent-Sensitive Coworker

Since wearing perfumes constantly and blogging about them infrequently doesn’t exactly pay the bills, I spend my working hours like so many modern career girls do: in a cubicle! Mine’s plus-sized, though, and I share it with a coworker with whom I get along splendidly, even if our noses are a veritable odd couple. Mine has an insatiable hunger for…

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