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Snap Shot 4: She Wore L’Air du Temps

11 May 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Snapshots

Describing Aunt Ruthie is a delightful thing to do. She was ultra feminine, fun loving, and a methodical lady. Details were important to her, but not in an uptight stuffy way, if that makes sense. For instance, if you needed to know how long you…

The Details

15 Apr 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Thoughts on Single Notes

A year has gone by since I started Soliflore Notes, and this got me thinking about all the sniffing and non-sniffing experiences Ihave had, but didn’t write about. Some of them self-imposed, and others gently stumbled upon. It was February when I began to notice…

Cafleurebon and The Artist

10 Mar 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Perfume Events and Interviews

Hi Everyone, Please take a look at my very first guest post on Cafleurebon. It was a delight working with Mark and Michelyn, and creating a “scent track” for the film, “The Artist.” Here’s the link.       Hope you enjoy and have…

Layering at Jo Malone

08 Mar 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Perfume Reviews A-L

Layering fragrances can bring out the wannabe perfumer in me; I find it requires a certain focus and attention, and dare I say, a spark of inspiration to make it work, and if it does work it creates something that is completely personal. Combining can…