Category Archives: Rose

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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Cashmere And Silk – Review: Xerjoff Join The Club Fatal Charme

By Sandra Late last year Xerjoff released a new line of perfumes called Join the Club. There are ten different perfumes in the line and all represent a certain club or area of interest. The bottles are exquisite – I … Continue reading

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A Willing Player – Review: By Kilian Playing With The Devil

When my friend Sandra asked me the other day whether I was excited about the new Kilian, I answered something to the effect of: No, definitely not. (I think my exact words were: It should be perfectly bad.) While I … Continue reading

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Carrie, Springtime And I – Review: Jul Et Mad Stilettos On Lex

By Sandra When I first smelled Jul et Mad’s Stilettos on Lex I actually giggled. Strange reaction to have, but truth be told, it was a giggle of joy at having the opportunity to smell such a beautiful perfume and … 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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Hospitals And Holidays – Review: A Lab On Fire L’Anonyme And Sweet Dreams 2003

I’ll say it right up front: While I was intrigued by A Lab On Fire’s latest offering What We Do In Paris Is Secret, I was a bit disappointed by the other two perfumes in the line. L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A … Continue reading

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I Feel Pretty, Oh So Pretty – Review: Parfums MDCI Rose de Siwa

Sometimes all you need is prettiness. Sometimes all the deep and dark and complicated perfumes are just not right and all you want for now is to be found in something, well, pink. If you want the smell and feel … Continue reading

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