Frag Quickie: Homme Noir by Jean Marc Paris

Top: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Cardamom Middle: Lavender, Honey, Orange Blossom Musk Base: Sweet Tobacco, Tonka Bean, Moss My first reaction to spaying Homme Noir was that it was sweet, maybe a bit too sweet for my taste. The opening of the top notes was refreshing but that quickly rolled into the sweet middle notes. The sweetness… Continue reading Frag Quickie: Homme Noir by Jean Marc Paris


Watch History: My Great-Grandfather’s Watch

I lost my great-grandfather about 13 years ago. He was preceded in death 8 years earlier by his wife, my great grand mother. I was fortunate to have both of my maternal great-grandparents around for my adolescence and throughout my teenage years. As a child of divorce, my great-grandparents were what kept us together, they… Continue reading Watch History: My Great-Grandfather’s Watch


WSM Spotlight: Collinsville Watches

Collinsville Watch Co. was established in 2016 in the quaint Connecticut town of Collinsville with a mission to bring consumers a functional and fashion forward timepiece all at an inexpensive price.  Collinsville timepieces feature Miyota movements or Ronda Swiss movements and interchangeable watch bands. Collinsville Watch allows you to take your timepiece from the office to nightlife and back again.  Each… Continue reading WSM Spotlight: Collinsville Watches