Mitsouko Eau de Toilette by Guerlain Review

Collage of Mitsouko and its notes, including peach, rose, oakmoss, spices, vetiver, lilac, amber, ylang ylang, and jasmine.

It's so hard to write about our favorites, isn't it?Though I now favor the Eau de Parfum, the Eau de Toilette [...]

Lucky You for Women Eau de Toilette by Liz Claiborne Review

Collage of Lucky You by Liz Claiborne and Lucky Brand and its notes, including poppy, water hyacinth, peony, and sandalwood.

I've seen Lucky You for Women denoted as a release from both Liz Claiborne and Lucky Brand. So which is it?The [...]

Whispers of the Library Eau de Toilette by Maison Martin Margiela Review

Collage of Whispers in the Library Eau de Toilette and its notes, including vanilla, cedar, black pepper, and woody notes.

This isn't the literal smell of a book. Not even close. But it is a lovely academic sort of aromatic [...]

Encre Noire Eau de Toilette by Lalique Review

Collage of Encre Noire Eau de Toillette by Lalique and its notes, including musk, cashmere, cypress, and vetiver.

This is synthetic shadows and disposable pen ink on a bed of Iso E Super, minty cypress, and oozing [...]

Un Jardin en Méditerranée Eau de Toilette by Hermès Review

Collage of Un Jardin en Mediterranee and notes including juniper, cypress, pistachio, oleander, neroli, lemon, and bergamot.

On me, this is soapy like a bar of scented milled hand soap you absentmindedly take a whiff of in the cashier line [...]

Burberry Brit Sheer Eau de Toilette by Burberry Review

Collage of Brit Sheer and its notes, including yuzu, mandarin orange, pineapple leaf, peony, peach blossom, lychee, and pear.

I'm learning there's more than one kind of soapy scent.There's fragrances that smell like bar soap, vintage, [...]

Jazz Club Eau de Toilette by Maison Martin Margiela Review

Jazz Club by Maison Martin Margiela and its notes including vanilla, rum, tobacco, clary sage, pink pepper, styrax and lemon.

Is it mean to say this smells like a thrift store? Not in a bad way. It's a nice refined version of that thrift [...]

Ambre Narguile Eau de Toilette by Hermès Review

Collage of Ambre Narguile by Hermes and its notes, including vanilla, cinnamon, honey, tonka bean, tobacco, caramel, and rum.

I spent a long while deliberating between trying this one and some spin-off like Parfums de Marly's Oajan or House [...]

Olene Eau de Toilette by Diptyque Review

Collage of Diptyque's Olene and its notes including jasmine, honeysuckle, narcissus, wisteria, white flowers and green notes.

Olene is a faint, delicate bunch of flowers in a colored shot glass being used as a vase, on a windowsill, or [...]

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