Category Archives: Atelier Cologne

Atelier Cologne Discount Codes Now Available Worldwide!

A quick public service announcement: Atelier Cologne just let me know that they made the two discount codes – OLFACTORIASAMPLES and OLFACTORIACANDLE, see sidebar – available worldwide. Now also US readers can benefit! Just in time for Black Friday! ;)Continue reading

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A Holiday Surprise From Atelier Cologne And Other Announcements

Hello all, instead of a Monday Question this week, I wanted to make a few announcements. 1) First of all, and with a lovely timing for the Holidays, I teamed up with Atelier Cologne who kindly created two discount codes … Continue reading

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Windswept – Review: Atelier Cologne Mistral Patchouli

By Tara  Like many people, I associate patchouli with cool – particularly autumnal – weather. It has a warm, earthy, sometimes dirty aroma which goes well with bonfires and falling leaves. It can have hippy connotations but it can also be refined as exemplified by Chanel’s Coromandel. These days it’s usually cleaned up and paired with sweet fruit in the ubiquitous, youth -friendly “fruitcholi”. … Continue reading

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Fatal Attraction Or How I Couldn’t Say No To Vetiver – Review: Atelier Cologne Vétiver Fatal

The other day I was talking to my friend Sandra about missing certain perfumes. She asked whether I ever regretted giving a perfume away. Of course I said no at first, because the Serge Lutens back and forth shenanigans of … Continue reading

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Lemon Fresh – Perfume Review: Atelier Cologne Cédrat Enivrant

By Tara Cédrat Enivrant (“intoxicating Citron”) Cologne Absolue is the most recent release from Atelier Cologne and has a 15% concentration. It contains notes of cédrat, lime, bergamot, mint, basil, juniper berry, tonka bean, vetiver and elemi. As you may … Continue reading

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Precious Metals – Review: Atelier Cologne Gold Leather and Silver Iris

By Tara As you are probably aware, Atelier Cologne make Cologne Absolues which are cologne style fragrances with the lasting power of eau de parfums. The line is generally very well done and extremely wearable. Gold Leather and Silver Iris … Continue reading

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Mood-Enhancing Perfumes – A Best Of-List

I believe in the power of perfume to influence me and my mood. Mood is the resource I use to determine what perfume to wear, if I let my subconscious decide and grab what it compels me to grab, I … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Which Perfumes Do You Like To Wear On The Weekend?

By Tara Do you own perfumes that seem to suit the weekends best? Are there perfumes that you like to relax with? Do you take time out on the weekends to go scentless or maybe test a new sample? Or … Continue reading

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Perfume As Medicine – Sleepless Nights, Aches And Pains And More

We all know perfume is powerful and that is why we love it. Perfume is able to conjure memories, to evoke feelings, to influence moods. Perfume is a force to be reckoned with. Nothing works better at making us happy, … Continue reading

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Insane Vanilla – Review: Atelier Cologne Vanille Insensée

Vanille Insensée is the sixth fragrance by my new favorite line Atelier Cologne. It was released for spring, which upon first look seems like an odd decision. Most vanilla scents are geared towards the cooler seasons since it lies in … Continue reading

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