Category Archives: Roja Dove

A Perfumed Christmas Carol – The Ghosts Of Christmas Past, Christmas Present And Christmas Yet To Come

I just watched Charles Dicken’s classic tale of transformation in the form my children prefer it – A Muppet’s Christmas Carol. And while Miss Piggy and Co. are doubtlessly entertaining, I still prefer the original text with its acerbic wit … Continue reading

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Roja Dove – An Extraordinary Englishman Part II

Here is Part II of my interview with Roja Dove at the Haute Parfumerie in Harrod’s in London. Read Part I here. How did you come up with the names of your perfumes, what do they signify for you? Danger, … Continue reading

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Roja Dove – An Extraordinary Englishman Part I

It is easy to fall under the charming spell of Roja Dove. Britain’s most prominent perfumer, Roja is on his way to being a legend. The most-quoted perfumer and perfume historian of our time, he lives and breathes his passion … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day! – Review: Roja Parfums Scandal Eau de Parfum

A perfume called Scandal, a big white floral – that does sound like everything I don’t want. Loud, in your face, scandalous, I can’t help but associate these thoughts with Scandal. But on the other hand, I know Roja Dove’s … Continue reading

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Subliminal Influence – Review: Roja Parfums Danger Eau de Parfum

Danger – is this a dangerous perfume, you ask? It is. Unfortunately not in smell, it is actually a cosy and comforting, soft, if tenacious, powdery floral-oriental that is a safe as they come. The danger her lies in the … Continue reading

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What The Husband Wears – The Masculine Side Of Life

My husband has come far. Being dragged unwillingly into the forecourt of Perfumeland by me, he has evolved from wearing Ralph Lauren Polo Blue for years to having a small, but distinguished little stash of high quality fragrances (appointed by … Continue reading

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Stunning – Review: Roja Parfums Unspoken Extrait de Parfum

Unspoken was part of the triology of scents Roja Dove launched in 2007. A floral (Scandal), an oriental (Enslaved) and a chypre (Unspoken). There are more perfumes in the line by now (Aoud, Diaghilev, Danger, Innuendo, Reckless, Dazed and Confused. Okay those last … 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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