Category Archives: Chypre

Stepford Wives – Review: Mousse II by Oliver+Co

Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse finally getting to a lovely set I bought earlier in the year. These guys send beautifully packaged 10ml spritzers, very classy and a great size to really get to … Continue reading

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Greeeeeeen! – Review: Robert Piguet Futur

Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse in the Olfactoria house. It’s been warm down under, a bit humid and sticky and I know you guys are in spring in the northern hemisphere so I thought … Continue reading

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Long Lost Love – Review: Diva by Ungaro

By Sandra One of my fondest scent memories is of my mother. We were on a family summer vacation in the south of France for 4 weeks. One of the cities we visited was Aix-en-Provence. I was a young teenager … Continue reading

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The Candy Perfume Boy’s Summer Special – Perfume Lovers London, The Cavendish Club, London on Thursday 18th July 2013

By Tara After the wettest summer on record in 2012, we are now in the midst of a heatwave here in the UK. On the day of the event, the temperature had topped 30 degrees for five days running. What better … Continue reading

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The Gentle Breezes Of Spring – Review: Parfums de Nicolai Week-end à Deauville

Parfums de Nicolai is a line that is so much under the radar it is really a shame. I blame the packaging, because once you get past that, the perfumes are exquisite and very well worth your time and attention. … Continue reading

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Radiance – Review: Hermès Jour d’Hermès

The third bottle on my tray of heavy rotation perfumes at the moment also comes (no surprises there) from the capable hands of Jean-Claude Ellena. Jour d’Hermès was released in December at Hermès boutiques and will go into wide release … Continue reading

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Shameless Beauty – Review: Hermès 24 Faubourg

I bought a bottle of the Quadrige edition of 24 Faubourg on the last day of 2012 (for 20% off, people!). I did that for several reasons (not including the 20% off enticement, I would have bought it at full … Continue reading

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Pure Joy? – Review: Ann Gerard Perle de Mousse

I thought Cuir de Nacre would be my favorite in this new line of three exceptionally well made perfumes, but it turns out – as it so frequently does – that I was wrong. It has been a while that … Continue reading

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Hope In A Bottle – Review: Bissoumine Les Fleurs de Nall

A good, classic floral composition is a thing of beauty. My last great love in that genre is the very hard to find and unfortunately rather expensive Amouage Beloved. I am saving for a bottle, but maybe (just maybe) I … Continue reading

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Where Fairies Dwell – Review: Vero Profumo Mito

Vero Kern is a much admired woman in Perfumeland. Many of us not only revere her creations – Vero Profumo – but also the woman herself. She is inspiring and exudes a joy for living, a happiness, a positive energy … Continue reading

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