Category Archives: Floral

Unassuming Beauty – Review: Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle Eau de Magnolia

By Tara The brand new Eau de Magnolia has a breezy loveliness about it. At first I wondered if it was too understated to make an impact next to its more striking companions in the Editions de Parfums line-up, but … Continue reading

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Philippe Starck In a Bottle – Review: Strange Invisible Perfumes Black Rosette

Hello you lovely Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse here, with a fragrance I have written about before elsewhere. Since then I have had considerable time to wear quite often and fall madly in love with this beautiful, … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Desert Rose – Review: Parfumerie Générale Isparta

By Tara After trying Isparta briefly on paper and having perfume pals remark on its likeness to Frederic Malle’s showstopper Portrait of a Lady, I was keen to test it properly and see if the two really are that similar. … Continue reading

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A Stroll Through Central Park – Review: Ramon Monegal – Very Private for Bergdorf Goodman

By Sandra I really did not want to tell you about another exclusive perfume which will be impossible to get your hands on. I really did not. But then, the sample fell into my lap and I have had the … Continue reading

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Fashion Forward – Review: Penhaligon’s Tralala

By Tara Tralala; what a fantastic name for a perfume. It’s very hard to say it to yourself in anything other than a sing-songy voice. It’s what a young girl would trill while skipping through a meadow on a sunny … Continue reading

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Emancipated Rose – Vero Profumo Rozy Voile d’Extrait

By Tara Rozy Voile d’Extrait has triggered so many images, thoughts and feelings in me, that at times this post may read more like the ramblings of a woman possessed than a straight-forward review. It has truly captured my imagination. … Continue reading

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Green Magic – Review: Niki de Saint Phalle Eau de Toilette

Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse here, and because you are all bouncing through spring up in the Northern Hemisphere I wanted to take a moment and remind you of one of my all time favourite … Continue reading

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Carnations For Louis – Review: Oriza L. Legrand Oeillet Louis XV

Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse to chat about a fragrance house that I discovered properly on my trip to Europe. It is, in the fashion of the day, a resurrected house from history and … Continue reading

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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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