Mrs Queen Takes The Train by William Kuhn. An Elizabeth II novel. One is utterly amused.
Linda Draper- Sleepwalker from her new album Edgewise (out May 21st). I heard the song the other night on WFUV and I can't wait till iTunes have it.
Histoires de Parfums- 1740 Marquis de Sade. A spicy ambery dark leather. No idea why I never reviewed it. Will rectify soon.
Coral lips and nails. But less expected than that, I rediscovered the jar of MAC Blue Brown pigment and fell in love all over again.
Light jersey dresses of every length. Scarves and funky jewelry make them less boring.
Cranberries, tomatoes, carrot juice. If it's red or orange I will eat it.
Shame Inducing Guilty Pleasure
Indulging in more royal biographies.
The vacuum cleaner is on its last legs. These appliances don't die of old age in our house.
A few days off.
Anything Maiyet, but especially their Gehry bags.
If the upcoming Estee Lauder perfume Modern Muse is Lauder's "most comprehensive women’s scent statement since the 2003 launch of Beyond Paradise" (WWD, May 3, 2013) or as their global brand president "the most important fragrance moment we’ve had in a decade", what exactly do they call Adventurous (2011), Amber Mystique (2013), Azuree Soleil Whatever (2007), Beautiful Love (2006), Beautiful Precious Drops (2006), Beautiful Spring Veil (who cares?), Beautiful Summer Bouquet (2006), Beautiful Summer Fun (2007 and 2008), Beyond Paradise Blue, Beyond Paradise Summer Fun (seriously), Brazil Dream (2008), Bronze Goddess (too many to count), Emerald Dream (vile beyond your dreams, 2006), Intuition Summer In Bloom (2004), Pleasures Artist's Edition (I don't want to know), Pleasures Baie Rose Peony Splash (2009), Pleasures Bloom, Pleasures Delight, Pleasures Eau Fraiche, Pleasures Exotic, Pleasures Jasmine Violet Splash, Pleasures Pop, Pleasures Sandalwood Amber Splash, Pleasures Summer Fun, Private Collection Amber Ylang, Private Collection Jasmine White Moss, Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia, Pure White Linen and five more flankers of this flanker, Very Estee (2012), Wild Elixir (2011), Wood Mystique (2011) and of course Sensuous in three concentrations, two extra flankers and Gywneth Paltrow without pants?
I call it a cynical company that has lost respect for its customers.
How about you? Please share your thoughts, recommendations, loves and banes.
Top image: Woman and Cats (1969) by Will Barnet