my occasional musings on life, love, art, perfume ... what else is there?


See. There's Evidence.

Today's fragrance: Ormonde Jayne's Ormonde, with notes of cardamom, coriander and grass oil, black hemlock, violet and jasmine absolute, vetivert, cedar wood, amber and sandalwood ... I wonder if there is an Ormonde Jayne "guerlinade" on which she bases her fragrances? This is without a doubt different from, but with a significant inkling of, my beloved Ta'if. Lovely. ♥ Annie

Best Last Words Department:
"Wait a second."
Marquise d'Etoiles [Madame de Pompadour] (1721-1764) ... A lady of the French court and mistress to Louis XV, Madame de Pompadour was a major influence on French politics of the mid-1700s. As she died, she called on God to delay a bit. The delay allowed her to quickly apply rouge to her cheeks.


Blogger Kyahgirl said...

yes, a girl has to have her priorities! I like the 'famous last words' addition to your blog M. Its great!

2:52 PM

Blogger still life said...

All in the name of beauty! Well, I suppose that she wanted to look her best when she arrived. Whichever direction...

I like the "last words" as well.

3:25 PM

Blogger katiedid said...

Still have yet to try out any of the Ormonds, sigh. Sounds perfectly heavenly M.

3:48 PM

Blogger NowSmellThis said...

M, have wondered the same thing about a common base for the OJs, and can't make up my mind. What I love is that the fragrances deepen as they age. They are all better after 6 months or so, unlike some others that turn within a year.

4:05 PM

Blogger A Little Bar of Soap said...

Santa... or SATAN? YOU be the judge!

6:02 PM

Anonymous Jonniker said...

There is TOTALLY a base of OJs. It's why I love Ormonde, but can't wear it. There is much eye-poking going on, a la Champaca.


6:22 PM

Blogger AP3 said...

That's a great cartoon! From the New Yorker?? I love those.

7:59 PM

Blogger Miz BoheMia said...

A great lesson for me! Keep 'em coming... lovin' the last words as well!

5:54 AM

Blogger still life said...

LBOS, how do you know that Satan isn't her Santa?

In the words of TLP, just sayin'

10:58 AM


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