About twenty years ago, I purchased Le Guide du Parfum – Nouvelle Edition Augmentée (the guide to perfume – new augmented edition) by D. Veuillet-Gallot. Two updated versions have appeared since then. This book brought me to fall in love with- and buy – some of the greatest perfumes ever created during the first half of the last century.
Having grown up through the 70’s, this deep earthen smell evokes the wild sex and drug orgies seen through round blue glasses of that decade. My mother would not have approved my penchant for this fragrance. Continue reading “Fragonard’s Patchouli”