Category Archives: Shopping

Pia’s (Almost) Annual Perfume Tour – London, Thursday 9th June 2015

Editor’s Note: Due to Tara’s travelling to Vienna this week, we have her traditional Thursday post on a Wednesday. Enjoy! By Tara The last two fumie get-togethers organised by the wonderful Pia of Volatile Fiction have been an absolute blast. … Continue reading

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Just Opened – Maison de Parfum In Vienna

By Sandra Hi there everyone! I just wanted to take a moment out of your day to announce a new niche perfume store in Vienna. Maison de Parfum just opened its doors for business on Kärntner Strasse 10/17 in the … Continue reading

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Perfume Shopping In South Africa: A Guide To Not-So-Hidden Beauty!

Editor’s Note: Today I am happy to present a post by regular reader and perfume lover Johanob, who lives in South Africa. He is showing us his home turf and the many (many!) scent-related treasures to be found there. Johano … Continue reading

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Perfume Around The World – Niche Perfume Shops In Prague

By Ana-Maria Melnicky Calin Editor’s Note: Today I am happy to introduce you to Ana (read a bit more about her at the end of the post), who will take us on a trip to beautiful Prague to see what the niche … Continue reading

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How To Sell Oranges – An Education

By The Husband Let me take you on a journey through the inner workings of a fictitious high-end store selling leather goods as well as silk products. As not to risk a libel suit (the store would be able to … Continue reading

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(Her-)Mèsmerized In New York City – Olfactoria Travelled

I am a lucky woman in so many respects. The most fabulous one of them all though is surely my husband. (I know Portia would agree! ;) ) The good husband works like a madman during the week – and … Continue reading

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Atelier Cologne Discount Codes Now Available Worldwide!

A quick public service announcement: Atelier Cologne just let me know that they made the two discount codes – OLFACTORIASAMPLES and OLFACTORIACANDLE, see sidebar – available worldwide. Now also US readers can benefit! Just in time for Black Friday! ;)Continue reading

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A Holiday Surprise From Atelier Cologne And Other Announcements

Hello all, instead of a Monday Question this week, I wanted to make a few announcements. 1) First of all, and with a lovely timing for the Holidays, I teamed up with Atelier Cologne who kindly created two discount codes … Continue reading

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Stattgarten Vienna – A Perfume and Beauty Heaven

By Sandra Vienna has a treasure trove of small boutiques. It is part of the culture here and I love it. Everywhere you walk I can almost guarantee that you will find one boutique or another which strikes your fancy. Val … Continue reading

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Summer In Italy – Scented Travels

We started our yearly trek to Italy once more in the city of Udine. It is very convenient to spend the night there, before venturing further south, since five hours of car travel are plenty for two young children. We … Continue reading

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