Our customs change as generations pass¬†but the words of our language remain, some of them¬†taking a different meaning or¬†even becoming misleading.
A century ago perfumes were largely used on handkerchiefs, scarves and gloves rather than on the skin as they are today.
There is a big difference between thinking about ‚Äúthe perfume is my dress‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúthe perfume is myself‚ÄĚ.
‚ÄúThe perfume that¬†is myself‚ÄĚ is worn on the skin and becomes part of one’s body, while ‚Äúthe perfume that dresses me‚ÄĚ is worn on the clothes that dress us.
The animal pheromones originally used in perfumery are designed by nature to be long lasting. They are territorial sexual pheromones that male animals leaves on a territory in order to draw a boundary for other males and at the same time seduce females of their specie. Read more