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Tuesday scent of the day 10/21

Old Spice Man on a horse

Do share your scent of the day if you have a free minute or two.

I’m wearing Old Spice. I always forget how long Old Spice has been around: it launched in 1937, the same year as Schiaparelli Shocking and Lanvin Pretexte and Lancôme Peut-Être. I wish the Old Spice folks would do a luxury version (not too luxury, just maybe spend some money on the raw materials) and I wish they’d bring back the Old Spice Man.

Reminder: this Friday, 10/24, we’re doing Gender Wars…

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Friday scent of the day 10/17

Jean Patou Joy

It’s finally Friday! Our community project for today: wear one of the perfumes included in Michael Edwards’ Perfume Legends (I’ve added a complete list at the end of the book review), or wear any fragrance from 1992 or before. What did you pick?

As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you aren’t participating in the community project.

I’m wearing vintage Jean Patou Joy extrait from the 1960s. From Perfume Legends, quoting Elsa Maxwell’s autobiography…

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