Wet Tuesday: Classic Femme by Rochas

Nicely, we had rain once more. Over the weekend and yesterday (Monday) night time into right now. As soon as once more, I’ve nothing to complain about besides the inconvenience: my constructing isn’t sliding down a cliff, no timber have collapsed onto the road (knock wooden) but; the principle occasion is that the pet dad and mom within the constructing are doing a mad scramble to get Fido and Fidette out for walkies throughout a break within the rain. If the residents of LA don’t look after the inclement climate, our pooches prefer it even much less.

Saturday was simply beautiful and I obtained off my butt and went out to get pleasure from it- effectively, I obtained off my butt lengthy sufficient to take a seat stated butt behind the wheel and do errands, however that was prime down, so it counts.

For the time being the pattern of Classic Femme fragrance arrived in report time from Give up to Probability. And boy, what a distinction a (few) a long time make. I do not know what classic that is, however it’s so totally different from the bottle of EDT I’ve that it could as effectively be from a distinct planet. A greater smelling one. All the things that’s fairly properly vague and muted within the EDT is separate and fantastically discernible within the classic. The creamy sandalwood opening is there with (nonetheless) among the aldehydes that makes me consider the sasparilla sparkle of SL Santal Blanc, whereas the startlingly indolic flowers are properly countered by the rounded, nearly stewed sweetness of the jammy plum. All of this thoughts you is the opening salvo- as soon as the graceful suede notes are available and also you get to the chypre coronary heart your coronary heart shall be utterly received over. And also you haven’t even gotten to the ambery, musky base.

Folks have written about this as being a really womanly fragrance. I suppose that it may be construed as so: it definitely does have “female” elements to it. Now possibly I’d hesitate to put on it to my subsequent hockey recreation or no matter testosterone fueled ManlyManSolely assembly I additionally wouldn’t be attending, however on a colorless, chilly, windy and wet day like right now I may reside in it. Too unhealthy they will’t make more- I’m certain that it has 20 totally different substances that will give IFFRA, if not PETA, the EPA and/or Ralph Nader hives.


Femme within the EDT focus is obtainable dust low cost on the internets, which is the place I obtained mine. I’d guess you will get among the classic stuff on-line, however I’m additionally certain that it ain’t low cost. My pattern of the classic was from Give up to Probability.

Pictures from Pixels and my iPhone.