Category Archives: DSH

Getting To Know Dawn – Review: DSH Scent Of Hope And More

By Michael Not too long ago I read that Dawn Spencer Hurwitz was recreating Jacques Fath’s Iris Gris and I was hugely excited. So off I rushed in an iris perfume loving fragrance geeky dash to get samples. Little did … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Dawn Spencer Hurwitz of DSH Perfumes

Dawn Spencer Hurwitz is as much known in Perfumeland for her broad collection of beautiful creations as she is for her warm personality. Based in Boulder, Colorado, she is a prolific creator. Her numerous scents are have found fans all … Continue reading

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Magnificat Anima Mea – Review: DSH Perfumes Pandora

Pandora, Dawn Spencer Hurwitz’s newest creation, has gotten a lot of attention already. And not only because a new DSH perfume is always interesting, but because it is a GREAT new perfume. Many have already written about it, so what … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dawn! – DSH Mini-Reviews

Tomorrow is Dawn Spencer Hurwitz’s birthday, the incredibly talented perfumer from Boulder, Colorado, is one of the most prolific perfumers today. In addition she is an incredibly nice and generous person and I feel honored to know her. I like … Continue reading

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Italian Journey – Review: DSH The Italian Splendor Collection Part III

The third and last part (see Part I and Part II here) of our Italian Journey takes us to Venice, La Serenissima – the most serene, where we explore the perfume of courtesans and to Siena in the heart of … Continue reading

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Italian Journey – Review: DSH The Italian Splendor Collection Part II

The second installment (Part I, Part III) of the Italian Journey brings us two more scents of DSH’s inspired Italian Splendor Collection. Divine Gardens was inspired by the city of Mantua and its exquisite homes and gardens of the rich … Continue reading

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Italian Journey – Review: DSH The Italian Splendor Collection Part I

Ideally timed before my travels to Italy, I received samples of The Italian Splendor Collection by the talented and prolific perfumer Dawn Spencer Hurwitz. Comprising six perfumes, each inspired by one Italian city, this collection had my heart and nose … Continue reading

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Double Green – Review: DSH Perfumes Celadon and Viridian

I went through many a green perfume in the past weeks and I found a lot to like, a couple I hate and a select few where it is love. I have to end green week for now, because the … Continue reading

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Masterpiece – Review: DSH Perfumes Mata Hari

I worked myself into a lather many times over the irrational and plain stupid (so sue me!) restrictions of the IFRA. The emergence of The Natural Perfumer´s Guild´s Outlaw project was something I followed with delight. Take that, bureaucrats without noses! One … Continue reading

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