We don’t normally stray from the topic of perfume, but given Thanksgiving and World AIDS Day, I feel compelled to write about how to reconcile my indulgent lifestyle with all the world’s problems that are usually so easy for me to ignore. I’d love to know your thoughts, too.
If only glamour saved lives.
That thought occurred to me more than once this weekend while I lazily stuffed my gullet, napped, and watched old movies. As wars raged overseas and families went hungry across town, I took another bite of pumpkin cheesecake and fretted about such frivolity as whether Guerlain Vol de Nuit would have been a better choice to wear for dinner or if maybe my 1940s leg-‘o-mutton-sleeved coat was a bit de trop for a family gathering.
World AIDS Day especially hit home…