Tag Archives: Chypre

Land of Plenty – Review: Mona di Orio Eau Absolue

By Tara Eau Absolue is said to be a fragrance Mona created for herself and embodies her love of the Mediterranean. It was launched in 2013 and is described as a Citrus Aromatic. Mona composed the formula before her untimely … Continue reading

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Stepford Wives – Review: Mousse II by Oliver+Co

Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse finally getting to a lovely set I bought earlier in the year. These guys send beautifully packaged 10ml spritzers, very classy and a great size to really get to … Continue reading

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Greeeeeeen! – Review: Robert Piguet Futur

Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse in the Olfactoria house. It’s been warm down under, a bit humid and sticky and I know you guys are in spring in the northern hemisphere so I thought … Continue reading

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Monday Question – How Has Your Taste In Perfume Changed?

By Tara Have you noticed that your taste in perfume has evolved over time? Did you start out liking one type of perfume and ended up liking something very different? Are you pleased with the progression? Can you think of … Continue reading

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Pure Joy? – Review: Ann Gerard Perle de Mousse

I thought Cuir de Nacre would be my favorite in this new line of three exceptionally well made perfumes, but it turns out – as it so frequently does – that I was wrong. It has been a while that … Continue reading

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Hope In A Bottle – Review: Bissoumine Les Fleurs de Nall

A good, classic floral composition is a thing of beauty. My last great love in that genre is the very hard to find and unfortunately rather expensive Amouage Beloved. I am saving for a bottle, but maybe (just maybe) I … Continue reading

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Where Fairies Dwell – Review: Vero Profumo Mito

Vero Kern is a much admired woman in Perfumeland. Many of us not only revere her creations – Vero Profumo – but also the woman herself. She is inspiring and exudes a joy for living, a happiness, a positive energy … Continue reading

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Intellectual Exercise With Pineapple – Review: Parfums MDCI Le Rivage des Syrtes

I fell in love with three perfumes (Péché Cardinal, Rose de Siwa, Chypre Palatin) of MDCI lately so financially speaking I’m very thankful I did not fall for Le Rivage des Syrtes, but it is a unique and very interesting … Continue reading

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Stop Screaming! – Review: Penhaligon’s Eau Sans Pareil

Eau sans Pareil is part of the Anthology collection, a series of perfumes re-invented, re-imagined, re-created based on past Penhaligon’s releases. Sans Pareil means unparalleled, and while I would not go so far and apply that to the entire perfume, … Continue reading

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A Spot In The Shade – Review: Parfums MDCI Vepres Siciliennes

Vepres Siciliennes, named after the opera “I vespri siciliani” by Guiseppe Verdi, is a fruity green chypre fragrance. I believe this is a perfume that is easily overlooked, especially in a collection of perfumes as magnificent as the one MDCI … Continue reading

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