Scent Diary: 24.9 – 30.9.2018

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Portia

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Hey there APJ Crew,

It’s official. I am now HAWAII. Yes, I’ve reached the 50th state of birthdays. What a week. Saw so many people, did wonderful things, wore ALL the perfumes and had Aunty Tracey down to stay. This week has been one of the very good ones. Almost every day looking around at the people in my life it is the happiest of surprises how wonderful they all are. Every one of them with some divine spark. It is the people around us that bless us.

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Saturday Question: What Fragrance Do You Overspritz?

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Portia

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Hello Fellow Fumies,

At APJ we have a Saturday Question. Everyone gets to chime in with an answer, chat with other responders and it’s a fun event each week. Taking sides never means taking offence and everyone keeps it respectful and light, even though we can sometimes trawl the depths.

The idea is you’ll see it on the weekend or chime in through the week. Hopefully you will come back regularly and see if anyone has responded to your comment and you can reply to them. The aim is to generate real conversation and connection even though we are scattered around the globe.

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Souffle de Soie GIVEAWAY WINNERS

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Portia

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AHHH APJ,

The lure of DIOR! I get it, can’t wait to get my sniff on the rest of the line in Paris next year.
Let’s see who our lucky winners are
Portia xx

Souffle de Soie GIVEAWAY WINNERS

Souffle de Soie by DIOR La Collection Privée

 

WHAT CAN YOU WIN?

This week there will be 2 winners who will receive:
1 x DIOR Souffle de Soie decant (from my decant)
P&H Anywhere in the world

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Entries Closed Sunday 31st December 2017 10pm Australian EdsT
Winners were chosen by random.org

Miriam Nussbaum

Amanda Kheng

The winners will have till Thursday 4th January 2018 to get in touch (portia underscore turbo at yahoo dot com dot au) with their address or the prize will go to someone else.
No responsibility taken for lost or damaged goods in transit

NEW! Souffle de Soie by François Demachy for DIOR La Collection Privée 2017 + GIVEAWAY

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Portia

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Heya DIOR fans and lovers of fine fragrance,

Sorry I didn’t get to this beauty earlier but there has been a slew of new and old that needed my nose on it. Having already written about Sakura I put the others to the side and continued to work my way through the backlog. For some reason though Souffle de Soie jumped into my hand this morning and this evening I thought I’d give it another round and report on it for you all.

Souffle de Soie by DIOR La Collection Privée 2017

Souffle de Soie by François Demachy

Souffle de Soie by DIOR La Collection Privée

I could only find on Basenotes that Iris and Black Pepper are the notes but nothing else so I’m flying pretty blind as we meet Souffle de Soie together. Once the note lists come out we can all laugh at what an incompetent I am at parsing notes.

Light wet and cool like peony but warmed through with pepper, resins and spices. Creamy herbal green like basil or cardamom, some clean, lightly tropical white flowers. The iris is wet cardboard and cool earth with a very small whisper of dough. We are about 5 minutes in and Souffle de Soie seems to have become a skin scent. It’s still changing the air around me but is not noticeable as a perfume. It’s become a soft wash of scent that could almost be me but is far more beautiful.

If you need your fragrance to stand up and shout across a room, or even a table, then Souffle de Soie is not for you. BUT if you love the idea of smelling luxurious buy don’t think it’s anyone else business then this could be your new go to. Only those you hug will even know you have such a gorgeous scent.

Souffle de Soie GIVEAWAY

WHAT CAN YOU WIN?

This week there will be 2 winners who will receive:
1 x DIOR Souffle de Soie decant (from my decant)
P&H Anywhere in the world

HOW DO YOU WIN?

Open to everyone worldwide who follows AustralianPerfumeJunkies via eMail, WordPress, Bloglovin or RSS. Please leave how you follow in the comments to be eligible. I must be able to check that you follow so if you have an email address on your gravatar that’s different to your follow address then please email me so I know. Yes, you can start following to enter, in fact it’s encouraged.

You must tell me how you follow APJ

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Please tell us a DIOR scent that you love or hate and what it is that makes it so

HOUSEKEEPING

Entries Close Sunday 31st December 2017 10pm Australian EdsT and winners will be announced in a separate post.
Winners will be chosen by random.org
The winners will have till Thursday 4th January 2018 to get in touch (portia underscore turbo at yahoo dot com dot au) with their address or the prize will go to someone else.
No responsibility taken for lost or damaged goods in transit