Scents are diverse and rich, they can range from very familiar and annoying to estrange and sensual, from smooth and easily forgotten to intense and profusely imprinted into someones persona; I think of perfumes as an access to a whole other world, to me they are like a door, like you're taking a sneak peek into someone's world. When I was growing up I remember the most fascinating woman I meet only by their aroma, and It always had something extra mixed in, than just a bottle of perfume. It could be the gum she was chewing or the cigarette she just had, even the smell of a fresh leather bag.
For me it stared when I turned eleven, that's when I got my first perfume: soft and fresh but can't remember the name; then was One by CK, a very clean one; later in time I got Allure by Chanel, felt just very french; and then were Lola and Daisy by Marc Jacobs; the first one is probably my favourite so far because it's rare and not everyone loves it at first glance. Then Daisy with it's pinch of jasmine, has been my go to up until now that I've made Coco Mademoiselle my current personal scent.
Ode to Perfume by Holger Czukay
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