Category: Miller Harris

Summer Fun(k) or Persephone’s props.

  (image by Arlene Gottfried) Fresh, effervescent perfumes offer relief from the heat, a respite from the sultriness of the summer season. Eaux de Cologne, aquatics, light fruity fragrances, leafy/grassy green perfumes, airy mixed-florals. These usual suspects accessorize the fleshy displays of the season. They contribute to the cleanliness/godliness illusion of skin. My skin puts the lie to this fiction.…

Miller Harris Terre de Bois, 2000

Image lifted from Hinoki Manaka. Perfumer Lyn Harris If you started an equilateral triangle with Chanel Pour Monsieur and Comme des Garcons Vettiveru, the third point would be Terre de Bois. It’s a scratchy, woody take on the eau de cologne. The blustery, citric-sage start is a bit misleading. Terre de Bois goes quiet very quickly, but can be sensed…