Category Archives: Oakmoss

Stop Screaming! – Review: Penhaligon’s Eau Sans Pareil

Eau sans Pareil is part of the Anthology collection, a series of perfumes re-invented, re-imagined, re-created based on past Penhaligon’s releases. Sans Pareil means unparalleled, and while I would not go so far and apply that to the entire perfume, … Continue reading

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A Spot In The Shade – Review: Parfums MDCI Vepres Siciliennes

Vepres Siciliennes, named after the opera “I vespri siciliani” by Guiseppe Verdi, is a fruity green chypre fragrance. I believe this is a perfume that is easily overlooked, especially in a collection of perfumes as magnificent as the one MDCI … Continue reading

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At The Palazzo – Review: Parfums MDCI Chypre Palatin

When Suzanne wrote and raved about Chypre Palatin and her Parisian adventure on her Perfume Journal, I envied the Paris part, but thought I would not miss much when I never smelled Chypre Palatin. Her review is beautiful and I knew … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Chypre, Fragrance Reviews, Leather, Oakmoss, Oriental, Parfums MDCI, Spicy, Vanilla, Woods | Tagged , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Catch Me If You Can – Review: Guerlain Guet-Apens (Attrape Coeur)

We all have an idea how a Guerlain, a true Guerlain smells like. There are numerous perfumes bearing the famous mark of the Guerlinade at its base, all going off in different directions of course, but the common denominator “Guerlain” marks them. If … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Floral, Guerlain, Iris, Jasmine, Oakmoss, Rose, Vanilla | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

The Entire Tree – Review: Parfum d’Empire Azemour Les Orangers

Azemour les Orangers is the newest release by Parfum d’Empire. I’ve been eagerly waiting to try it and dear Tara came through and sent me her sample. Purportedly a real chypre, Azemour is called after a region in Morocco, where … Continue reading

Posted in Chypre, Citrus, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Fruity, Green, Oakmoss, Parfum d'Empire | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 55 Comments