My latest post for Now Smell This is a review of two fragrances from Aroma Sanctum, Mermaid and Beachscape. You can read it here.
Image via Aroma Sanctum’s Facebook page.
I’ve been meaning to post about this event for ages; better late than never, I suppose!
I made a field trip to the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum with some co-workers one afternoon back in the spring. As soon as we entered the Museum, my nose went on high alert. We had just cut through through a courtyard garden, but the fragrance I noticed was something inside the building, even though it smelled “outdoorsy,” like damp grass and freshly turned earth.
I asked a passing staff member what I was smelling, and she filled me in and pointed me in the right direction to read the wall text pictured above. For its Design Triennial exhibition (this year’s theme: “Beauty”), the Cooper Hewitt had commissioned artist Sissel Tolaas to create a “smellscape.” Tolaas had taken Central Park as her subject.
My latest post on Now Smell This is a round-up of my favorite violet-scented body products, home fragrance, and more. You can read it here.
Reading: Diane Arbus: In the Beginning.
Video: “The Night Of,” on HBO.
Audio: My earworm for the past few days has been Simon & Garfunkel’s “American Tune.” Long story.
Art: Centuries and centuries of glass objects and glass art at the Corning Museum in Corning, New York.
My latest post on Now Smell This is a perfume review of Fabergé Straw Hat. You can read it here.
My latest post on Now Smell This is a review Le Muguet de Rosine from Les Parfums de Rosine. You can read it here.
It’s Boxwalla time again! The past two months have flown by. I’m actually still using and enjoying my treats from April; this is why a bi-monthly schedule works just fine for me.
Here’s what I saw when I opened the June “Beauty Box.” Four products were nestled amongst the biodegradable packing bits.