Category Archives: Honey

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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Swirling – Review: Diptyque Volutes

By Tara Launched in 2012, Volutes was created by perfumer Fabrice Pellegrin who is also the nose behind Diptyque’s tuberose and vanilla fragrances, Do Son and Eau Duelle respectively. Top notes for Volutes are iris flower, honey, tobacco and dried … Continue reading

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Follow Your Senses! – Review: Viktoria Minya Hedonist

I got the opportunity to try the first perfume by Hungarian perfumer Viktoria Minya and I must say that I did not go into this testing unbiased. Actually, I expected not to like this perfume at all. Why? Let’s see… … Continue reading

Posted in Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Honey, Jasmine, Orange Blossom, Oriental, Tuberose, Woods | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 66 Comments

This One Moment – Review: April Aromatics Unter den Linden

Unter den Linden – underneath the linden trees – is the perfume that first captured my attention and the one I needed to try first from Berlin-based organic perfume company April Aromatics. Find out more about the line on the company’s … Continue reading

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My Favorite Colour – Review: Chanel Les Exclusifs Beige

My recent run-in with springy white florals in general and Chanel Gardénia in particular, brought my attention to another (off-)white floral in the Les Exclusifs line – Beige. Named after one of Coco Chanel’s (and my) favorite colors, Beige manages … Continue reading

Posted in Chanel, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Fruity, Honey, Jasmine, Les Exclusifs de Chanel, Musk | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

When Every Leaf Is A Flower – My Top Perfume Picks For Fall

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” -Albert Camus I love the fall season. That is a relatively recent development though. In previous, unenlightened (read: pre-perfumania) times, I didn’t particularly care for the sadness of nature’s involution, … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Amouage, Dior, Dior La Collection Privée, Fragrance Reviews, Frederic Malle, Gourmand, Guerlain, Honey, Lancome, Leather, Musk, Oriental, Ormonde Jayne, Patchouli, Puredistance, Sonoma Scent Studio, Woods | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 59 Comments

A Trip To Spain – Ramon Monegal Mini-Reviews Part II

After a look at the first seven perfumes from the Spanish niche house of Ramón Monegal (see Part I), here are the seven more feminine leaning perfumes. Apart from being available at First in Fragrance, and through their own website … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Chypre, Citrus, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Fruity, Gourmand, Honey, Incense, Iris, Jasmine, Leather, Mimosa, Musk, Orange Blossom, Oriental, Patchouli, Ramon Monegal, Resins, Rose, Tuberose, Vanilla, Woods | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Watch Out, Here I Come! – Review: L’Artisan Parfumeur Seville à l’Aube

The Perfume Lover, a book by Denyse Beaulieu (Grain de Musc) is on everybody’s reading list these days. It was also on mine. I did read and enjoy it, but I’m not sure yet whether I should review it or … Continue reading

Posted in Benzoin, Citrus, Cologne, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Honey, Incense, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Orange Blossom | Tagged , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Security Blanket – Review: Guerlain Tonka Impériale

I love Guerlain, I love gourmands, I love the L’Art et la Matière line, so Tonka Impériale was a slam-dunk for me. One of those rare perfumes you know you will love just by reading about them. Tonka Impériale was … Continue reading

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Move Over, Honey! – Review: Aroma M Geisha Amber Rouge

I am very late to the party with my review of Amber Rouge. There are many lovely takes on Maria McElroy’s newest perfume out there already. But I needed time for this one. There have been perfumes in Maria’s line … Continue reading

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