Tag Archives: Guerlain

Monday Question- Which Perfume Would You Want To Buy Right Now?

If you were dropped into an exceedingly well stocked perfume store with the grant by a good fairy to get one perfume of your choice, which one would it be? Something new and exciting? Something tried and tested? Would you … Continue reading

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Daydreaming – Review: Guerlain Mitsouko Vintage Parfum de Toilette

Hi Olfactoria’s Travellers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). Mitsouko, Mitsouko, Mitsouko. I’m currently sitting in the cool of the evening after a beautiful sunny Sydney … Continue reading

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Spring Haze – Review: Guerlain Chamade

By Tara When you first meet someone you are violently attracted to, it can feel a lot like panic. Your fight or flight response kicks in as your senses heighten and your heart begins to race. Historically, in war, a … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Which Vintage Perfume Would You Love To See Revived?

Last week Tara took us on a fascinating journey through the world of yesterday’s perfumes at the Osmotheque in Versailles. I’m sure I’m not the only one she inspired to dream about great perfumes that are sadly no longer available. … Continue reading

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Visit to The Osmotheque, France – Monday 3rd November 2014

By Tara Last Thursday I saw on Twitter that Odette Toilette had a last minute spot available on her day trip to the Osmotheque Perfume Museum and Conservatory. I messaged her straight away and took the place. Exciting! Therefore, (not … Continue reading

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The Goldilocks Rose – Review: Guerlain Rose Nacrée Du Désert

By Michael I recently caught up with a friend recently who waxed lyrical about Guerlain’s Rose Nacrée. “Oh yeah? I’ll try it sometime” I said and proceeded merrily to forget it existed. Then, no more than a two weeks later, … Continue reading

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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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