A spot for Aerin Wild Geranium.
It’s Among Friends Friday! Our community project for today: wear a fragrance someone else wore in the scent of the day polls this week. Thanks to Regina for the suggestion!
What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your scent of the day even if you’re not participating in the community project.
I’m sending thanks to SmokeyToes for wearing Fendi Theorema earlier this week — that’s a club I am more than happy to join…
“It's not just that the coffee-like scent helped people perform better on analytical tasks, which was already interesting," says Madzharov. "But they also thought they would do better, and we demonstrated that this expectation was at least partly responsible for their improved performance.” In short, smelling a coffee-like scent, which has no caffeine in it, has an effect similar to that of drinking coffee, suggesting a placebo effect of coffee scent.
— Read more in Wake Up, Smell the Coffee ... and Succeed at Business Traveler.
A cloaked and masked phantom who wanders through dense woodlands, stopping only to smell flowers. A legendary, extinct herb praised by ancient philosophers, emperors, and cooks. Puddles of gleaming white liquid dripped by stalactites in Alpine caves. You have entered the world of Stora Skuggan, a niche perfume brand that delights in translating tales of myth and mystery into olfactory experiences.
As the Stora Skuggan website says of the above-mentioned phantom (whose legend inspired their first fragrance, Fantôme de Maules), “The modern world is alight with information and the shadows are shrinking. It is rare to come across someone who doesn’t feel it is necessary to explain himself.” Perhaps that’s why I enjoy encountering a perfume line that remains faceless, almost nameless…