Tag Archives: Jasmine

Follow Your Senses! – Review: Viktoria Minya Hedonist

I got the opportunity to try the first perfume by Hungarian perfumer Viktoria Minya and I must say that I did not go into this testing unbiased. Actually, I expected not to like this perfume at all. Why? Let’s see… … Continue reading

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Olfactoria Is Pretty Angry – Review: Chanel 1932

When I smelled 1932 for the first time last week, it was with high expectations. It is a Chanel after all and the reviews I have read so far had been positive. Unfortunately I went away from the boutique disappointed. … 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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Who Needs Pink Elephants? – Review: Dior La Collection Privée Grand Bal

When I think about Dior, I don’t think of the botched new versions of great classics, of the demise of some of the most important scents in perfume history, no, strangely enough and quite contrary to my usual character, when … Continue reading

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My Favorite Colour – Review: Chanel Les Exclusifs Beige

My recent run-in with springy white florals in general and Chanel Gardénia in particular, brought my attention to another (off-)white floral in the Les Exclusifs line – Beige. Named after one of Coco Chanel’s (and my) favorite colors, Beige manages … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day! – Review: Roja Parfums Scandal Eau de Parfum

A perfume called Scandal, a big white floral – that does sound like everything I don’t want. Loud, in your face, scandalous, I can’t help but associate these thoughts with Scandal. But on the other hand, I know Roja Dove’s … Continue reading

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Angstgegner – Review: Nasomatto Nuda

While I love the English language, German has some great words, the title of this post is one of them. Angstgegner means most feared opponent and jasmine is surely my most feared opponent when it comes to perfume. But facing … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Favorite White Floral?

Do you like white floral perfumes? Do you prefer jasmine, tuberose or gardenia, ylang-ylang, orange blossom or muguet? What white floral is a must try in your opinion? Which house does them best? What is your absolute favorite in this … Continue reading

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Bipolar Bear – Review: Annick Goutal Songes

The following review is from the OT archives, first published on November 2010. I’m happy to report that my relationship with Songes has drastically improved since then. The moral of the story? Revisiting your old fragrant failures, is definitely worth … Continue reading

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A Trip To Spain – Ramon Monegal Mini-Reviews Part II

After a look at the first seven perfumes from the Spanish niche house of Ramón Monegal (see Part I), here are the seven more feminine leaning perfumes. Apart from being available at First in Fragrance, and through their own website … Continue reading

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