Category: 1925

Knize Ten, 1925

Perfumers François Coty and Vincent Roubert As a homo, I don’t really go in for the classic masculine thing.  It’s just not queer enough.  I’m more of a ‘cafeteria’ male.  Whether I measure up or not, I’ll take what I like from masculinity and leave the rest.  Femininity as well, for that matter.  Gentlemanly, yes.  Boorish, no.  Sports, no, but also Broadway…

digging (into) vintage: Guerlain Shalimar, 1925

(Sean Panikkar as Shalimar in Shalimar the Clown, based on the Salman Rushdie novel.) Perfumer Jacques Guerlain We all have our classics that are nothing like we remember from back in the day.  (‘I used to wear [insert classic] until they RUINED it!)  I tend to get more wistful than angry over this but just as I’ve sat to write…