Perfume Review & Musings Archives

A Rose by Inis {Perfume Review & Musings}

 In the emails I receive from readers I am often asked questions about rose fragrances. These requests make me realize that despite the fact that many people might think rose fragrances are a bit passé, not original enough harking...

La Myrrhe by Serge Lutens {Perfume Review & Musings}

  Dear Reader, Lately I have been rereading a stunning little book, Raymond Queneau's Exercises in Style, which inspired me to offer you three different interpretations of the same perfume, the melancholy La Myrrhe.Serge Lutens La Myrrhe, a fragrance review...

Coeur Joie by Nina Ricci {Ask Marie-Helene}

 I'm hoping you can help me learn more about Nina Ricci's Coeur Joie. I think it was very important before 1960. My friend is trying to find it, or something very much like it, for his wife's birthday. It is her all-time...