Fragrance

Do note that I’m not a perfume afficionado and as such I will feature perfumes and fragrances but I will not review them, in the traditional sense. This is because I am not good at describing scent, and because I strongly believe that fragrance is much too personal to review and to attach pros and cons to. We all have our favourite scents so I will tell you about the ones I like (and dislike) but you will have to ultimately smell it for yourself.

A year ago, I was introduced to one of Annick Goutal’s most popular scents, Petite Cherie. I learnt a few things about this lovely summery scent that smells of fresh peaches and pear, primarily that a new version is created each year by Camille, the beneficiary and muse of the very first Petite Cherie fragrance. […]

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When I first saw the promotional images for La Petite Robe Noire EdT, Guerlain’s newest fragrance, I was struck at how young it looked. Guerlain has always had a “womanly” vibe to it and this one channelled “girly”. This imagery was enhanced by that jaunty swing to the little black dress from which the fragrance […]

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I walked past the store front of the Annick Goutal store at Bangsar Shopping Centre about a week ago and saw that store window was dressed in a lovely soft mint green! I always love looking into the Annick Goutal store. I once saw a father and daughter in there buying a fragrance close to […]

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Bella Italia! A while ago, I was taken on a tour of the Aqua di Parma flagship counter at Parkson Pavilion KL. I was quite keen because you see, I am slowly but surely leaning towards wearing fragrances from the niche perfume houses – proper perfume houses. Acqua di Parma started out in Parma, Italy […]

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