Category Archives: Guerlain

Daydreaming – Review: Guerlain Mitsouko Vintage Parfum de Toilette

Hi Olfactoria’s Travellers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). Mitsouko, Mitsouko, Mitsouko. I’m currently sitting in the cool of the evening after a beautiful sunny Sydney … Continue reading

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Spring Haze – Review: Guerlain Chamade

By Tara When you first meet someone you are violently attracted to, it can feel a lot like panic. Your fight or flight response kicks in as your senses heighten and your heart begins to race. Historically, in war, a … Continue reading

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The Goldilocks Rose – Review: Guerlain Rose Nacrée Du Désert

By Michael I recently caught up with a friend recently who waxed lyrical about Guerlain’s Rose Nacrée. “Oh yeah? I’ll try it sometime” I said and proceeded merrily to forget it existed. Then, no more than a two weeks later, … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year! Review: Guerlain Le Parfum du 68

By Sandra Happy Chinese New Year! Welcoming in the Year of the Horse is a quiet celebration this year in our family. Being a global nomad since birth I was lucky to find a global nomad soul mate. As fate … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Are There Perfumes You Feel Are Too Old/Young For You?

By Tara Do you feel that some perfumes are too youthful for you to wear comfortably? Do you find some perfumes remind you of “old ladies” (or gentlemen)? Do you normally steer clear of brands aimed at the youth market? … Continue reading

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Guerlain Vintage Shalimar Giveaway Winner Announced

Thank you all for your participation in this giveaway and for sharing your very personal Shalimar memories and stories. I resorted once more to the inexorably fair random.org number generator to determine the lucky winner of the 100ml vintage Shalimar … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks – Vintage Shalimar EdT Giveaway

This blog recently turned three, Thanksgiving lies ahead and so does Christmas. Three reasons to be thankful and to give (and receive) a gift. I will give away a bottle of vintage Shalimar Eau de Toilette in a refillable Habit … Continue reading

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Patricia de Nicolaï at Perfume Lovers London – New Cavendish Club on Thursday 23th May

By Tara It was a joy to get to meet and hear from Patricia de Nicolaï who is founder of Nicolaï, Créateur de Parfum and president of the Osmothèque (the perfume conservatory and museum in Versailles). Patricia is a thoroughly … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Paris In Winter – A Journey Through The City Of (Muted) Lights

By Sandra One might ask what I was thinking… I cannot provide a sound answer other than I was spontaneous and had to go. What am I talking about? Paris. More specifically, Paris in winter. I went to Paris at … Continue reading

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Mood-Enhancing Perfumes – A Best Of-List

I believe in the power of perfume to influence me and my mood. Mood is the resource I use to determine what perfume to wear, if I let my subconscious decide and grab what it compels me to grab, I … Continue reading

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