I am, and have been, since I can recall, fascinated with perfume. I feel that perfume can say a lot about a person; their mood, their environment, their disposition, etc. And, when you think about, smell is the strongest of the human senses, yet remains invisible. It is the invisible ink with which we sign our name.
Even though I have been collecting fragrances since grade school, I have only professionally worked with and around fragrances for just under 4 years now. I started as a sales clerk, then moved up to free-lancing for launches with several major designer brands and then onto a 'Product Specialist' position. A couple years ago, I stumbled upon some Youtube fragrance review videos (namely those of the jim-dandy Katie Puckrik). Shortly after that, I started posting my own video reviews, and continue to do so.
I've always been drawn to warm, rich, animal-ic orientals. And no, I don't have a "favorite" because I love too many to name just one. That being said, Frederic Malle's Portrait of a Lady is a great place to start...