Candy by Prada This post puts in me in mind of a friend who likes to greet me by shouting “HELLO SUGAR TITS”, preferably in public. Like Wes Anderson films, a little gourmand goes a long way. Gourmand perfumes smell of cakes, macarons, caramels, vanilla, almonds, pastries, puddings, sweeties. They have been fashionable for quite […]
Dryad is my favourite of the set. It is a dry, bitter, earthen, green scent. To me it feels introspective and quiet; old, yet natural and alive. There is a freshness to it, but it is the earthy dark freshness of damp leaves on a forest floor, and of padded cushions of moss and lichen on tree trunks. This is not the freshness of breezes and open green spaces in bright sunlight.