My latest post on Now Smell This is a review of the new fragrance Luminous Lemurs from Velvet & Sweet Pea’s Purrfumery.
You can read it here.
When I started this series, I thought, “It will be interesting to see what perfumes I choose to wear over the next few weeks while I’m temporarily working from home!” Four and a half months later, I’m in shock that things are still as bad as they are. And I haven’t gone back to the office yet, and probably won’t—on a full-time schedule, at least—until 2021.
Long story short: I think I’m going to shift this series to monthly updates, rather than weekly updates. I’ll still be pulling out old favorites, trying new things, retrying fragrances I reviewed a while ago, digging into my boxes of random samples—and I hope you’ll continue to join me!
But here’s one last weekly diary to round off July 2020…roses, for old time’s sake!Continue reading
I realize that I spend a lot of time wearing and writing about niche and independent fragrance. Like everyone else, though, I cut my fragophile teeth at department store perfume counters and Sephora, so I still make a habit of sniffing mainstream launches when I can. Since I haven’t been to a department store or Sephora since early March, last week I decided to wear a few big-brand perfumes just for the heck of it.Continue reading
As I’m writing this post, I’m also checking the weather forecast. Temperatures are expected to rise into the high nineties for the next few days. Time to break out more summer-themed perfumes, including a few that are light enough for even the hottest days of July…Continue reading