Monthly Archives: July 2013

Huge Midsummer Splash at CaFleureBon

Today I’m over at CaFleureBon guest-posting about how to stay pretty when it’s 90 degrees in the shade.  We’ve got some hot beauty tips, some fragrances you’ll work up a thirst for, and best of all, a huge giveaway featuring … Continue reading

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Negative Spaces (Arquiste Anima Dulcis Review)

One of the reasons I am so enamoured of fragrance is that it leads the mind down untrodden paths rather easily.  I once read that 99% of our thoughts are habitual, and since then I’ve been trying to keep track of … Continue reading

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Dior Mitzah Decant Giveaway: Winner Not Yet Chosen

Thanks to all for entering! had chosen Undina but she informed me she had said she wasn’t entering because she has a full bottle. I am going to redraw but I have a broken fuse at my house and … Continue reading

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Head Rush (Perfect Coconut Milk Review)

This review is going to change up my usual format a little bit, partially because I am afraid it is turning into a shtick, and I hate shticks, and partially because sometimes you just want to shut up and enjoy … Continue reading

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Rock And Roll Mad Men (Parfum d’Empire Wazamba Review)

About 15 years ago I used to work right across the street from Penn Station in Manhattan. It was one of the least chic neighborhoods in the entire city but it had its own unique pleasures, chief amongst them all … Continue reading

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Wearing Two Hats (Guest Post For CaFleureBon)

CaFleureBon is one of my favorite fragrance blogs for many reasons, but one of them is because it approaches fragrance first and foremost as an art. When Editor-in-Chief Michelyn Camen asked me to guest post and suggested I consider fragrance … Continue reading

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Is This Your Celebrated Summer? (Neela Vermeire Bombay Bling Review)

Before the world ended (as my business partner likes to refer to the housing bubble/job market/stock market crash of 2008), I was a person who on occasion got to experience things outside of my station. One such thing was the … Continue reading

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