Category Archives: Rose

An Exercise In Contrasts – Review: Bogue Profumo MAAI

By Michael Until relatively recently I felt that exciting releases were relatively few and far between. While the five hundredth variation on synthetic oud and pseudo Middle Eastern perfume is pushed onto the market there are exciting houses like Vero … Continue reading

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Big Money Rose – Review: Yves Saint Laurent Majestic Rose

Dear Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. I have been testing all of the new Yves Saint Laurent releases. I have a problem with their price point, straight up, there you have it. … Continue reading

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Philippe Starck In a Bottle – Review: Strange Invisible Perfumes Black Rosette

Hello you lovely Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse here, with a fragrance I have written about before elsewhere. Since then I have had considerable time to wear quite often and fall madly in love with this beautiful, … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Desert Rose – Review: Parfumerie Générale Isparta

By Tara After trying Isparta briefly on paper and having perfume pals remark on its likeness to Frederic Malle’s showstopper Portrait of a Lady, I was keen to test it properly and see if the two really are that similar. … Continue reading

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Emancipated Rose – Vero Profumo Rozy Voile d’Extrait

By Tara Rozy Voile d’Extrait has triggered so many images, thoughts and feelings in me, that at times this post may read more like the ramblings of a woman possessed than a straight-forward review. It has truly captured my imagination. … Continue reading

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Vero Kern At Bloom Perfumery, London on Wednesday 9th April 2014

By Tara Vero Kern is one the real gems of the perfume world. She is an amazingly talented and inspiring woman who proves that you can make your dreams a reality at any age. Her perfume line, Vero Profumo, is … Continue reading

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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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Beginner’s Rose – Review: A Dozen Roses Shakespeare In Love

Hello to you at Olfactoria’s Travels. Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse here and so excited to be back guest-writing for Olfactoria’s Travels. Today we are going to look at a decant I bought in a split recently. I … Continue reading

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Long Lost Love – Review: Diva by Ungaro

By Sandra One of my fondest scent memories is of my mother. We were on a family summer vacation in the south of France for 4 weeks. One of the cities we visited was Aix-en-Provence. I was a young teenager … Continue reading

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An Autumn Walk With Raspberries – Review: Phaedon – Rouge Avignon

By Sandra Birgit’s post about finding a perfume for the autumn season and her subsequent post about Ormonde Jayne Woman sent me rummaging through my samples and decants looking for my perfect autumn scent. Let me back up a moment. … Continue reading

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