Tuesday, April 28, 2009

SOTD: Lieu de Reves

After a complaint of the weather being in the 90's we are suddenly in the 50's talk about a mood swing. Yesterday I spent my day in my sample of Chergui and came to the utter conclusion that it does not do diddly on me, rather it becomes a nice musk, and all those other wonderful notes seem to be sucked out by my skin, I am sad because this one always seems to inspire poetry in others. Still a nice thing for the wallet. I was then tempted to go with Bois des Iles today but I just wasn't feeling the sandalwood and my other spring stuff was feeling to shrieky, until I remembered by hoarded sample of Lieu de Reves, has just the right amount of warmth, tranquilty, and sometimes I get a little tobacco in the drydown (I suspect from the vetiver). 
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4 comments:

Rose said...

how love... I'm very into vetiver at the moment... well even more than usual... am trying to preserve my 10ml of sel de vetiver but the joy of spritzing it is too too much!

Jenavira13 said...

It is so hard when something is lovely and you only have a decant of it. My vetiver love usually comes out in the summer.

ScentScelf said...

I must go find my sample vial...

...and I very much empathize with your search for the right scent for season/temp/mood. I think you do well to release any Chergui remorse; as you point out, you certainly save pennies for other lovelies that way. I do like the way Laurie hides the tobacco in some of her scents.

Jenavira13 said...

I really need to try Laurie's Tabac Aureau and Champagne de Bois and buy a bottle of Liue de Reves. When something just doesn't work it just doesn't.