Category Archives: Parfumerie Generale

Song And Dance And Tuberose – Review: Parfumerie Générale N° 17 Tubéreuse Couture

By Sandra As all of us know, tuberose is a perfume note that causes either adoration or loathing. It is carnal, sensual, earthy, creamy and has many crawling back for more or others sprinting away in horror. I fall into … 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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One Man, Three Leathers – Review: Parfumerie Générale Cuir d’Iris, Cuir Venenum And L’Oiseau de Nuit

Parfumerie Générale offers three leather scents in its stable and today I want to take a look at all three of them. Leather has been a note I did not like, let alone seek out for a long time. Mainly … Continue reading

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You Have Chosen! – By Kilian vs. Parfumerie Générale: The Statistics

The last Monday Question pitched two houses against one another – the luxurious By Kilian and the prolific Parfumerie Générale. The lovely Undina, uncontested statistics champion of Perfumeland, was kind enough to devote her time again to make to amazing graphs … Continue reading

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Perfume On Mount Olympus – Scenting The Greek Goddesses

By Guest Writer Alexandra Editor’s Note: Please let us welcome regular reader Alexandra, who graciously agreed to write a post on scenting Greek Goddesses. Alexandra is a museum professional and lives in London.  A few weeks ago Birgit offered some … Continue reading

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Amuse Gueule – Review: Parfumerie Générale Cozé

I had a sample of Cozé for some time and it languished ignored among its peers, as I read a post on Vanessa’s blog Bonkers about Perfume where she describes a talk given by Pierre Guillaume at Les Senteurs in … Continue reading

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

This is the second to last installment of my closet series. (Take a look at Parts I-V here.) Let us start with my newest bottle. It is one I am inordinately proud of – Armani Privé La Femme Bleue. (The … Continue reading

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Recharge Your Batteries – Review: Parfumerie Générale Indochine N°25

I received a fragrant Christmas present from my sister-in-law this year, a bottle of Indochine, by my favorite gourmand-wizard Pierre Guillaume. There is hardly a perfume in this perfumer’s oeuvre that doesn’t appeal to me, even if I wouldn’t wear all … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Vacation – Mini Reviews

We are staying in the cottage for the week. A vacation from daily drudgery and routines. No work, no Kindergarten, no important stuff. No perfume? Ha, inconceivable. No, don’t worry, where I go, there will always be perfume. I assembled … Continue reading

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What To Wear For The Holidays – My Favorite Festive Perfumes

The next days are full of celebrations and festive events for most of us. A special occasion calls for a special perfume. Here are a few suggestions of my favorite festive fragrances to wear for the upcoming Holiday celebrations. Parfumerie … Continue reading

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