You are Authorized to have a Fragrance Wardrobe {The 5th Sense in the News}

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A professionally trained soothing voice: "It's OK not to have a signature scent." You would not be a lesser woman or man for that (there is probably more pressure on women to conform to this ideal).

If you still need some moral encouragement in this area of your life, Hannah Betts is here to enable you and support you with some well-chosen precedents and examples,.......

"Shakespeare’s description of Cleopatra’s barge would be as nothing without her lavish sails, “so perfumed that/The winds were lovesick with them”. Ostensibly, this is literature’s consummate example of a signature scent in operation: one breath, and empires are imperilled, heroes felled. And yet, why would so coruscating a seductress equip her armoury with merely one weapon? Surely the old asp-embracer would have cultivated one aroma for her sails, another for her public and a still more devastating concoction for her most intimate engagements."

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Perfumer Alberto Morillas thinks the same (now and in order to be fair we need to find some counter-opinions expressed by members of the signature-scent school of thought)

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  1. Thank you for the wonderful link: I've long been a great fan of your blog. You've inspired me to create my own blog. (I try to reference as much as possible!)

    My thoughts on this topic can be found as the newest entry of my own blog:

    Thanks and have a great weekend!

  2. Thank you so much for furthering the debate on this topic.

    Thank you very much for your kind words.


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