Post by Portia
Hey APJ Frag Darlings.
To help commemorate reaching 7000 members, 20 folks from Facebook Fragrance Friends met in Portland Oregon on Oct. 22nd 2016, for a (very) full day of perfume fun and happiness at an event hosted by Shelly Waddington, owner/perfumer of the fabulous En Voyage Perfumes.
En Voyage & Facebook Fragrance Friends SNIFF!
We started the day at Shelly’s apartment, pawing and sniffing our way through her fabulous range, pawing and sniffing our way through her amazing workshop and perfumer’s organ, before setting off to visit two perfume emporiums, the brand new niche-centric Fumerie Perfumerie, followed by a pilgrimage to the venerated Grand Dame of Perfume shops, The Perfume House.
What a day it was! So much fun, total insanity, perfume, lots of “nasty women” talk, pizza, Hello K_tty, Shelley and Rich’s’ gorgeous new digs and Shelly’s new workshop, their amazing hospitality, new wonderful friends, and finally meeting people after 2.5 years on FB, Barbara Carters’ custom cocktail (with flankers..) Release The Kracken, an amazing finger-food supper and finally the ‘fume swap to end ALL swaps, and so very much more. Wouldn’t have missed it for the world!
Kind of like the BEST grown-up slumber party/cocktail party EVER!! It was simply magnificent!!❤️❤️❤️❤️
7 thoughts on “En Voyage & Facebook Fragrance Friends SNIFF! + Photo Essay”
Now THIS is how life should be lived. thanks for sharing Robert, loved every bit and felt like I was part of the crew.
Next year Portia! We are determined to have you there! xoxo
It was one of the most fun adventures EVER! I am still daydreaming about what a fun weekend we had, and everyone was just wonderful to spend time with! Thank you for sharing our adventures!
Hello K*#*ty!! Release the Kracken! ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Oh I know! 😄😄😄😄😄
What a great day it must have been! And I envy your up-close look at a working perfumer’s organ. Thank you for the photos.
Sounds so fun! Maybe next time!
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