Roses de Chloe ~ fragrance review

Chloé Roses de Chloé advert

Chloé is one of those brands that just makes me feel old. Old enough, at least, to remember a time when Karl Lagerfeld was the house designer and when the signature Chloé fragrance was a powerful white jasmine-tuberose perfume in a bottle topped with beautifully sculpted, frosted-glass floral forms. Sometimes it’s hard for me to remember that today’s Chloé is a ribbed-glass square bottle containing a sheer peony-lily-magnolia scent. Just yesterday, Robin posted a quick poll asking everyone to “recommend a perfumista-worthy inoffensive, ‘light & fresh’ office-friendly floral.” I’d nominate Chloé.

And now we have a pink-tinted flanker, Roses de Chloé…

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Le Prix Eau Faux 2014 ~ now accepting entries

Le Prix Eau Faux 2014

We are now accepting entries for the 2014 Prix Eau Faux, our not-annual contest to reward excellence in “creative fragrance writing”, e.g., fake ad copy.

We have assembled a distinguished panel of judges for this year’s contest, including several of us from Now Smell This (me, Angela, Jessica and Kevin), plus this year’s guest host, Arielle from The Scents of Self.

The judges will select a group of semi-finalists, and then the readers will vote on a grand prize winner.

What’s the point?

We love reading gloriously over-the-top fragrance ad copy….

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