2019 ~ upcoming
5/3: For May Day (which is really on Wednesday) wear lily of the valley.
5/10: Wear a fragrance by Heeley, Hiram Green, Histoires de Parfums or Honoré des Prés, if you have one. Partial credit for any other small-ish brand that starts with the letter H.
5/17: By request, a repeat of our cheap thrills special: wear something that costs $50 or below, double bonus points if it costs $25 or below. No points for wearing something expensive that you bought cheaply via a sample or decant or somesuch! We're trying to find real bargains here.
5/24: It's Bob Dylan's birthday! Match a fragrance to a Bob Dylan song, OR, tell us who YOUR favorite musical artist is and match a fragrance to one of his/her/their songs.
5/31: For World No Tobacco Day, compensate by wearing something smoky (it doesn't have to smell like tobacco in particular).
2019 ~ finished
1/4: Wear a fragrance to match Living Coral, Pantone's color of the year for 2019. ("Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment. In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are seeking authentic and immersive experiences that enable connection and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression.")
1/11: My Precious...wear a scent that references jewels or precious metals. Suggested by thegoddessrena.
1/18: Wear a fragrance by Eau d'Italie, Etat Libre d'Orange, Escentric Molecules or Etro, if you have one. Partial credit for any other small-ish brand that starts with the letter E.
1/25: Wear one of your favorite fragrances of this winter (unless it's summer where you are, in which case wear one of your favorite scents of this summer)
2/1: February is Cherry Month...to celebrate, wear a fragrance with a cherry or cherry blossom note.
2/8: Fire and Ice...wear something that keeps you warm in winter (Fire) OR wear something that reminds you of snow and chilly winter air (Ice). Suggested by Glannys.
2/15: Wear a natural perfume, if you have one. Suggested by chocolatemarzipan8.
2/22: For Margarita Day, wear a fragrance with lime or salt or both.
3/1: Wear a fragrance by Floris, Fragonard or Frapin, if you have one. Partial credit for any other small-ish brand that starts with the letter F.
3/8: Happy International Women's Day! Wear a fragrance that honors the holiday.
3/22: Celebrate the arrival of spring by wearing your favorite spring fragrance. (If it's fall where you are, you know what to do.)
3/29: Wear an orange blossom or neroli fragrance, if you have one.
4/5: Wear a fragrance by Gallivant, Grès, Ginestet, Grossmith or Grandiflora, if you have one. Partial credit for any other small-ish brand that starts with the letter G.
4/12: Platonic Ideal Friday! Wear your platonic ideal of X (and X can be anything: yourself, a note, a fragrance family, a style or characteristic — be as creative as you like). (You can find an easy definition of platonic ideal here.) Suggested by Jalapeno and Koyel.
4/19: Twice as Nice Friday: wear a fragrance that you've purchased more than once (a scent that you used up and bought again, or a scent for which you've already got a backup bottle). If you don't have such a fragrance, wear the scent you'd be most likely to rebuy. Suggested by thegoddessrena.
4/26: Picture challenge, edition 4, part 1. Wear a perfume that matches the picture, which is Georgia O'Keeffe's My Shanty. You can read more about the painting here and here. There is a short bit on her time at Lake George here. (This is part 1 because we are going to do another O'Keeffe later in the year.)