Category Archives: Violet

Lady In Red – Review: Parfums M.Micallef Rouge N°2

By Sandra Red has so many meanings. It can mean love, danger, luck, romance… I love the colour red. It is incorporated into my everyday life. My home has splashes of red, my wardrobe consists of many red pieces, some … 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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A Bit Of Glamour – Review: Xerjoff Casamorati Dama Bianca

Dama Bianca is a classic case of: attractive bottle drawing in shallow perfume blogger. Aside from the eye-stabbingly dangerous looking top, this bottle and even more so the packaging are gorgeous! Or are they? The strange thing is, one moment I’m bewitched, … 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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A Name Is A Name Is A Name – Review: Etat Libre d’Orange Putain des Palaces

I have so often said how little I like the approach of Etat Libre d’Orange, that I sound like a schoolmarmish prude, so I will shut up about the name of this perfume and not even translate it, in case … Continue reading

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Soft Focus – Review: Histoires de Parfums Blanc Violette

Falling in love with something (or someone at that) can come as a total surprise. Blanc Violette was chosen for trial for the sole reason that is has a name I am able to remember easily within the number-centric canon … Continue reading

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More Like Me – Review: Sonoma Scent Studio Lieu de Reves

I really like rose-violet scents. Their powdery, ultra-feminine accord, so reminiscent of cosmetics (and God knows I love those as well), is very attractive to me and I find their soft, pinkish aura very comforting and inviting. Lieu de Rêves, … Continue reading

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Lipstick Of Independence – Review: Edition de Parfums Frederic Malle Lipstick Rose

I am quite good at matching people to perfumes, if I may say so myself. But I am astonishingly bad at knowing what I will like and what I will hate. This is a bit embarrassing for someone who spent a fortune … Continue reading

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“Whoever Loves Me Will Follow!” – Review: Guerlain Insolence

I never even bothered with Insolence. Truth be told, I roundly dismissed it as not worthy to be smelled. How snobbish is that? But to my defense, it comes in a highly questionable bottle (by Serge Mansau – he and I will … Continue reading

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The Pink League – L’Artisan Jour de Fete And Drole De Rose

There is a time and a place for pink. Pink, the quintessential girly color speaks to women in a special way. Many of us have worn this color, or been made to wear it, we loved or hated it. I … Continue reading

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