Category Archives: Green

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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Spring Awakening – Review: Hermès Eau de Narcisse Bleu

I bought a new bottle of perfume. Well, that should not be too momentous a confession on a perfume blog, but somehow it is. I have been disenchanted with perfume, with blogging,with life in general, it seems lately, and just … 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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What Perfume Goes With My Barbour Jacket? – A Follow Up

A few weeks ago I asked you about perfumes that mirror the great outdoors, that smell like the heath, cold wind, Hunter boots and Barbour jackets. I wanted to let you know that I found the one that is perfect. Where … Continue reading

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Sadness Wrapped In Beauty – What My Spring Smells Like

This spring has only a few days on its back, but perfume-wise, I started a bit earlier. So for a few weeks now, I have been smelling of spring. Aside from my obvious choices (Hermès Vetiver Tonka, Hermès Rose Ikebana, … Continue reading

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The First Days Of Spring – Review: Olfactive Studio Flash Back

Olfactive Studio released a new – their fifth – perfume this spring and while I’m sure it works well year-round, it feels ideally suited for the season. Flash Back is paired with a photograph by Laurent Segretier. For the other … 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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Springtime In Tokyo – Review: Guerlain Un Ville, Un Parfum Tokyo

Editor’s Note: I’m glad to welcome Sandra again with a review of another Guerlain. She took us to China last time, see her review of Guerlain’s Shanghai, now we get to travel with her to gorgeous Japan in springtime. Enjoy! … 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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The Scent Of Innocence – Review: Jo Malone Blackberry And Bay Cologne

Am I a great Jo Malone fan? No. Honestly, while I always loved the visuals of the brand, I used to look down on the perfumes from my undeserved, little Perfumista pedestal as cute, but uninspired. My, how arrogant can … Continue reading

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