Category Archives: Floral

A Spanish Guitar – Review: Parfums MDCI Nuit Andalouse

By Sandra Parfums MDCI is a perfume house which exudes elegance and style with its beautiful perfumes. I was eagerly awaiting the two newly launched perfumes from 2013 – Nuit Andalouse and Cuir Garamante. Today I want to tell you … Continue reading

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Roses In Milan – Review: Vero Profumo Rozy Eau de Parfum

By Val, the Cookie Queen .rozy. is the fifth creation in Vero Profumo’s unique collection. Vero Kern has fulfilled a long-cherished wish with her own unique interpretation of a rose scent. It is a tribute to Anna Magnani, the great Italian … 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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Instant Vintage – Review: En Voyage Perfumes Zelda

By Tara Artisan perfumer Shelley Waddington was inspired to create Zelda in 2013 as a tribute to an icon of the Jazz Age, Zelda Fitzgerald. Her husband F. Scott Fitzgerald called her “America’s first flapper”. An accomplished dancer, writer and … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Arquiste – Reviews: Arquiste Infanta en Flor, Flor de Louis and Anima Dulcis

By Tara Until a recent bloggers’ jaunt that included Bloom Perfumery in East London, Arquiste was a hole in my far from complete perfume knowledge. I have since learnt that there are currently seven perfumes in the line which are … Continue reading

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Lemons To Lemonade – Review: Vero Profumo Rubj Voile d’Extrait

By Sandra Sometimes life throws us lemons. My answer to that is always try to laugh at it not just make lemonade. But sometimes that does not work very well. I have to improvise at times and also lay off … Continue reading

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La Primavera – Review: Vero Profumo Mito Voile d’Extrait

By Sandra Vero Kern is a woman I would love to meet in person. I admire everything I have read about her. She is obviously extremely intelligent and talented and it would seem that she is also a very gracious … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Rose – Review: A Dozen Roses Shakespeare In Love

Hello to you at Olfactoria’s Travels. Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse here and so excited to be back guest-writing for Olfactoria’s Travels. Today we are going to look at a decant I bought in a split recently. I … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Colour – Review: Ramon Monegal Pure Mariposa

By Sandra My sister lives in Wisconsin and to be honest with you, I have no idea why! Everyone has been hearing about the winter in the US this year and of course the now infamous Polar Vortex. Since the … 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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