Tag: Project Perfume

1st February 2011

Project Perfume – First update featuring Chanel, Guerlain and Thierry Mugler

So, the first month of Project Perfume has gone stonkingly well, I’ve sniffed around 20 new perfumes, swapped out some old perfumes (and, some newer ones I didn’t like), and sat with Linda Pilkington of Ormonde Jayne for a “perfume portrait”.  Plus, I’ve discovered some new perfumes I absolutely adore.  Here are the highlights of my month. On my Project Perfume page, you can see […]

24th January 2011

Project Perfume – The List …

In the book Perfumes: An A-Z guide, they give the perfumes a star-rating, which is * for dreadful and ***** for classics that will stand the test of time.  I, however, am not as educated in perfume as I wish to be, and so, can’t really rate perfumes against each other as Luca Turin and Tanya Sanchez do in the book.   Also, I tend to […]

17th January 2011

Project Perfume: Clinique Aromatics Elixir

The week before last, I announced the start of “Project Perfume“, where I’m going to attempt to sniff about 10 new (to me) perfumes a month in an attempt to educate myself about scents, their composition, and to see if I can finally, once and for all, identify that particular ingredient in certain perfumes that makes me want to vomit.  I’m a one-woman perfume machine […]

5th January 2011

Project Perfume

Accountants need projects like fish need bicycles water.  This year, I’ve decided to set myself one, I have around fifty different projects going on at work so, what’s another one for home? Over Christmas, I downloaded Perfumes: The A-Z Guide by Luca Turin onto my Kindle App (Santa ignored my repeated requests for a Kindle this year, I hate him), and spent a glorious day […]