Category Archives: Parfum d’Empire

A Smaller Empire – Review: Parfum d’Empire Cuir Ottoman

Leather – I have to say, I love it. That is fairly new for me and therefore I’m still somewhat  amazed at the fact. I had good experiences with the Parfum d’Empire line, so to try their leather scent was a must. … Continue reading

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Posted in Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Incense, Iris, Jasmine, Leather, Oriental, Parfum d'Empire, Resins | Tagged , , , , , | 45 Comments

My Kingdom For This Horse! – Review: Parfum d’Empire Equistrius

I wanted to re-post this review, since Equistrius made a major comeback in my perfume-wearing habits. Over the summer I completely neglected this gem in my collection, because it somehow did not work at all, but now that temperatures are down again, I’m once more reveling in its … Continue reading

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Scents Of Destination – Where To Wear What! A Blogging Project

Where are you going on vacation this summer? Any exotic locales? Maybe an exciting city trip? A mountain retreat? A sandy beach? To your office? Wherever you plan to go, even if you stay on your own balcony, there is … Continue reading

Posted in Citrus, Cologne, DSH Italian Splendor, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Orange Blossom, Parfum d'Empire, Penhaligon's, Travels | Tagged , , , , | 39 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

A Little Something For The Eye – A Sneak Peek Into My Perfume Closet Part IV

Here we go again, Part IV of my collection posts is here. (Parts I-III are here.) This time, let us see why some call me the Queen of Amber, there is a good reason for that, I believe… All my … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Annick Goutal, Armani Privé, Collection Photos, Dior, Frapin, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Parfum d'Empire, Ramblings, Serge Lutens, Teo Cabanel, Tom Ford | Tagged , , , , | 44 Comments

Challenges – Review: Parfum d’Empire Aziyadé And Fougère Bengale

Parfum d’Empire is a line where I have found many perfumes to love. It is well-edited, it offers something for everyone, but not everything can be right for me. These two, Aziyadé and Fougère Bengale present challenges to me. I … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Fragrance Reviews, Leather, Oriental, Parfum d'Empire, Spicy, Woods | Tagged , , , , | 44 Comments

“I have nothing to say and I’m saying it!” – Mini-Reviews

I usually review mostly perfumes I like, that move me somehow, or that compell me to try them again and again, even if I don’t love them. Then there are also reviews now and then about perfumes I hate, most … Continue reading

Posted in Eau d'Italie, Fragrance Reviews, Huitième Art, Mona di Orio, Montale, Parfum d'Empire, Parfumerie Generale, Tauer Perfumes, Worth, Xerjoff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Perfume As Medicine – Sleepless Nights, Aches And Pains And More

We all know perfume is powerful and that is why we love it. Perfume is able to conjure memories, to evoke feelings, to influence moods. Perfume is a force to be reckoned with. Nothing works better at making us happy, … Continue reading

Posted in Aftelier, Amber, Annick Goutal, Anya's Garden, Armani Privé, Atelier Cologne, Chanel, Chypre, Citrus, Cologne, Comme des Garcons, Dior, Eau d'Italie, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Frederic Malle, Fruity, Gaultier, Gourmand, Green, Hermès, Incense, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Lostmarc'h, Maison Martin Margiela, Ormonde Jayne, Parfum d'Empire, Penhaligon's, Ramblings, Serge Lutens, Sisley, Tauer Perfumes, Xerjoff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 42 Comments

Wow, Wazamba!!! – Review: Parfum d’Empire Wazamba

I wanted to wait with the review of Wazamba until fall, when its incense and spice glory would be more season-appropriate, but I cannot hold back, I’ll remind you in October, okay? Wazamba, a 2009 release by Parfum d’Empire founder and perfumer … Continue reading

Posted in Fragrance Reviews, Incense, Parfum d'Empire, Spicy, Woods | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

A Question Of Sanity – Review: Parfum d’Empire Yuzu Fou

The journey through the empires that Marc-Antoine Corticchiato creates olfactory equivalents of, in his line Parfum d’Empire, goes on today to modern Japan. Urban nature in the 21st century is what Yuzu Fou wants to communicate. The journey continues, because … Continue reading

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