A bit of toasted sugar with a touch of black pepper

But I do remember her scent...Her smell was a mixture of her powder puff, a bit of toasted sugar with a touch of black pepper, lipstick (which used to have this intoxicating smell in the 1950s), whiffs of tobacco and Juicy Fruit gum.

— Linda Rodin on her mother's scent, which inspired her new fragrance, Rodin Bis. Read more at On Beauty | Linda Rodin’s Memory of Her Mother, In a Bottle at the New York Times.

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  1. nozknoz says:

    Sounds intriguing, but $290!

  2. JolieFleurs says:

    I remember when you posted about this a few weeks ago, it sounded perfect, but daaaang…$290.

    Certainly not for us peasants.

    • Robin says:

      Her first scent was less $, but it wasn’t cheap either.

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