Avon has launched a new collaborative fragrance duo with designer Christian Lacroix: Christian Lacroix Ambre. Older scents in the series include Rouge & Noir, Absynthe Her, Absynthe Him and Nuit de Christian Lacroix…
Rotten eggs, horse urine, formaldehyde, bitter almonds, alcohol, vinegar and a hint of sweet ether.
— What comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko smells like. More at Swiss scientists determine comet's 'perfume' at the Seattle Times.
I’ve been meaning to review Aramis1 for years (it’s a classic, and I’ve never tried it!) Reading two articles back to back last week, randomly, led me to the perfume counter for a fresh Aramis sample…and this review. These articles have apt connections to the “old-man” perfume that is Aramis (it was first released in 1964 and is regularly disparaged by men, and women, on perfume forums as being “old” fashioned and, thus, un-wearable today).
First up was an interview with Frances McDormand, talking about aging in The New York Times:
We are on red alert when it comes to how we are perceiving ourselves as a species. There’s no desire to be an adult…
Christina Aguilera, for her new Christina Aguilera Woman fragrance. Warning: that's 30 seconds you'll never get back!
What fragrance did you pick for today? If you own a bottle, tell us if you’ll replace it if you ever drain it. If you don’t own a bottle, tell us if you think you’ll ever buy it.
I’m wearing Maître Parfumeur et Gantier Eau Pour Le Jeune Homme. I do love this one and I should wear it more often, but since I don’t seem to, no, I won’t replace it. On the other hand, I don’t think I’ll ever drain it. It’s 90 ml and still a little more than half full.
Reminder: tomorrow we’re doing Gender Wars…