I write. This is my place online for the stuff I write that I want people to see. The end.
Not going to say much today other than I’m *obsessed* with everything about this: Dragonette, The Knocks, Aquaria… the video! The lyrics! The song! Disco??? I can’t stop listening to it.
The featured image is a photo of a bottle of Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille perfume against a backdrop of tobacco leaves. Tom Ford’s Tobacco Vanille (nose: the brilliant Olivier Gillotin) was one of the first in his Private Blend line that a kind sales associate gave me a free sample of. Let me paint you… Continue reading A Love Story: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
This post was originally published on May 4, 2015 in slightly different form. The featured image is a color illustration of perfumer Andy Tauer’s Vanilla Flash perfume bottle, being held in an open hand. I mentioned Sali Hughes’ book a few posts back because it’s a great, fun read, and even more fun is the… Continue reading Gold, Baby
This post was originally published on March 19, 2016 in slightly different form. The featured image is a photograph of a newspaper caption that says “Savages, an all female rock band…” with the “all female” scratched out. Went to see Savages last night and I’m honestly speechless. Concert-going is such a communal thing–there you are,… Continue reading Is It Human
Photo of actor Sam Reid by Clement Pascal for The New York Times. I have a new celebrity crush, y’all. Really, it’s an actor crush. But really, really it’s a talent crush. I get talent crushes on people more than I get looks-based crushes. While the object of my crush might be objectively “good looking”… Continue reading Crushing