Tag Archives: Guerlain

Pia’s (Almost) Annual Perfume Tour, London – Saturday 17th May 2014

By Tara I was fortunate enough to go on one of the perfume tours organised by Pia (of the blog Volatile Fiction) two years ago and once again a group of us (Pia, her husband Timo, Sarah, Irum, Nick, Ella … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year! Review: Guerlain Le Parfum du 68

By Sandra Happy Chinese New Year! Welcoming in the Year of the Horse is a quiet celebration this year in our family. Being a global nomad since birth I was lucky to find a global nomad soul mate. As fate … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Are There Perfumes You Feel Are Too Old/Young For You?

By Tara Do you feel that some perfumes are too youthful for you to wear comfortably? Do you find some perfumes remind you of “old ladies” (or gentlemen)? Do you normally steer clear of brands aimed at the youth market? … Continue reading

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Guerlain Vintage Shalimar Giveaway Winner Announced

Thank you all for your participation in this giveaway and for sharing your very personal Shalimar memories and stories. I resorted once more to the inexorably fair random.org number generator to determine the lucky winner of the 100ml vintage Shalimar … Continue reading

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An Evening of Orientals – Perfume Lovers London, The New Cavendish Club, London, Thursday 21st November 2013

By Tara Warm, exotic and sensuous, we explored the heady world of oriental perfumes this month at PLL. The evening was presented by Lila Das Gupta and below is a summarised version of events. In her introduction, Lila told us … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks – Vintage Shalimar EdT Giveaway

This blog recently turned three, Thanksgiving lies ahead and so does Christmas. Three reasons to be thankful and to give (and receive) a gift. I will give away a bottle of vintage Shalimar Eau de Toilette in a refillable Habit … Continue reading

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A Vetiver Special, Perfume Lovers London – Thursday 24th October 2013 at The New Cavendish Club, London

By Tara I must admit that I struggle with the traditionally masculine vetiver note when it’s centre stage in a perfume, so I hoped this evening might broaden my knowledge of the material and give me a greater appreciation of … Continue reading

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Perfume And Fashion – My Daily Uniform

Thomas, the Candy Perfume Boy suggested the theme for this blogging project: Fashion and Perfume. What an interesting theme, I thought then, but soon realized that I knew way too little about fashion to attempt matching a particular style to a … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Is There A Note In Perfume You Are Obsessed With?

Is there a particular note you seek out in every perfume you smell? Do you crave some notes more than others? Do you obsess over one note? My Answer: I go from one mini-obsession to next, but there are some … Continue reading

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Patricia de Nicolaï at Perfume Lovers London – New Cavendish Club on Thursday 23th May

By Tara It was a joy to get to meet and hear from Patricia de Nicolaï who is founder of Nicolaï, Créateur de Parfum and president of the Osmothèque (the perfume conservatory and museum in Versailles). Patricia is a thoroughly … Continue reading

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