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Unassuming Beauty – Review: Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle Eau de Magnolia

By Tara The brand new Eau de Magnolia has a breezy loveliness about it. At first I wondered if it was too understated to make an impact next to its more striking companions in the Editions de Parfums line-up, but … 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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A Stroll Through Central Park – Review: Ramon Monegal – Very Private for Bergdorf Goodman

By Sandra I really did not want to tell you about another exclusive perfume which will be impossible to get your hands on. I really did not. But then, the sample fell into my lap and I have had the … 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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Carnations For Louis – Review: Oriza L. Legrand Oeillet Louis XV

Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse to chat about a fragrance house that I discovered properly on my trip to Europe. It is, in the fashion of the day, a resurrected house from history and … Continue reading

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A Spanish Guitar – Review: Parfums MDCI Nuit Andalouse

By Sandra Parfums MDCI is a perfume house which exudes elegance and style with its beautiful perfumes. I was eagerly awaiting the two newly launched perfumes from 2013 – Nuit Andalouse and Cuir Garamante. Today I want to tell you … 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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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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Instant Vintage – Review: En Voyage Perfumes Zelda

By Tara Artisan perfumer Shelley Waddington was inspired to create Zelda in 2013 as a tribute to an icon of the Jazz Age, Zelda Fitzgerald. Her husband F. Scott Fitzgerald called her “America’s first flapper”. An accomplished dancer, writer and … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Arquiste – Reviews: Arquiste Infanta en Flor, Fleur de Louis and Anima Dulcis

By Tara Until a recent bloggers’ jaunt that included Bloom Perfumery in East London, Arquiste was a hole in my far from complete perfume knowledge. I have since learnt that there are currently seven perfumes in the line which are … Continue reading

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