Category Archives: Fragrance Reviews

Dusty Iris – Review: Histoires de Parfums Tubereuse 1 Capricieuse

By Tara Tubereuse 1 is capricieuse by name and capricious by nature. It’s wonderfully unexpected. Created by Gérald Ghislain and released in 2009, Tubereuse 1 Capricieuse is part of the Tuberose Trilogy collection. According to the Histoires de Parfums website, … Continue reading

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On The Wishlist – Mini-Reviews: Viktoria Minya Hedonist Iris, Hedonist Rose And Eau de Hongrie

By Sandra Last year Viktoria Minya presented us with her first perfume – Hedonist. The original perfume in all of its honeyed opulence has had me lusting after a bottle since its debut. Now I am truly in trouble. Viktoria … Continue reading

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Salud! – Review: Carner Barcelona El Born

By Tara Why haven’t I been to Barcelona? There’s really no excuse. I would love to take in the Gaudi architecture, visit the Picasso Museum and wander along Las Ramblas. Thanks to Carner Barcelona, I now have another destination in … Continue reading

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The 7 Virtues by Barb Stegemann

Hello Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse with you as we rush headlong into holiday/gift giving season. Even if you are not religious December in the western world, and increasingly in the eastern world too is … Continue reading

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Smoke and Spice – Review: L’Artisan Parfumeur Tea for Two

By Tara I’m always attracted to fragrances with a good tea note. I think it’s the dark, smoky, yet comforting aroma that I love so much. In warmer weather I could happily wear Osmanthe Yunnan day after day, while during … Continue reading

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Flowers At Dawn – Review: En Voyage Fiore di Bellagio

By Sandra Shelley Waddington is the wonderfully talented nose behind En Voyage Perfumes. I was introduced to her work this year when a dear friend of mine presented me with Captured in Amber. I was gobsmacked with awe and could … Continue reading

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Michael’s Perfume Discoveries 2014 – Mini Reviews

By Michael I thought my perfumed discoveries in 2014 might be a fun topic of discussion but boy was I wrong… Sitting in front of me now are so many fragrances, so many more than I thought I’d acquired this … Continue reading

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Close To Perfection – Review: Caron Infini

Hiya Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse back on the OTs. A while ago I found a small bottle of vintage Infini parfum on one of the Facebook pages For Sale lists and though there was … Continue reading

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Graveyard Rose – Review: Frapin Nevermore

By Tara Nevermore is the beautifully wistful name of the latest release by Frapin. It comes from Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem, “The Raven”, which was first published in 1845. In it, an increasingly distraught narrator pines for his … Continue reading

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Colour in My Life Please! – Review: Nobile 1942 La Danza delle Libellule

By Sandra I do not usually pay attention to the name of a perfume. But when one as beautiful as La Danza delle Libellule comes my way I sit up and pay attention. It means The Dance of the Dragonflies. … Continue reading

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