Perfume Diary #17: The Cost of Living (HF)

Safran Troublant, L’Artisan Parfumeur

The things most people know about saffron are, first, that it is expensive and, second, that it is orange. These two qualities are seemingly at odds with each other. Orange is an inelegant color, nobody’s favorite, tacky and screaming and cheap, out of fashion even when it’s in fashion and in fashion only in the way …

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