Tag Archives: Perfume

An Orange Blossom Moment – Review: Diptyque L’Art Du Soin Lait Frais Body Lotion And L’Eau de Neroli Eau de Cologne

Every summer I fall again for the lovely, warm, intoxicating and tender scent of orange blossoms. Last year Parfums de Nicolai Eau de Soleil was my drug of choice, this year I found something that is such a sensory pleasure … Continue reading

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A Fun and Fragrant Summer’s Day Out in London, Thursday 24th July 2014 – And A Giveaway!

By Tara  You may know Val the Cookie Queen from her occasional Sunday Foodie posts here on OT as well as her regular contributions to Australian Perfume Junkies. She lives in Austria and we met for the first time in February of this year when Portia came to town. Although we … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Which Perfumes Do You Bring When Travelling?

Here comes the obligatory pre-vacation question for you: What do you take with you on vacation? Do you bring decants? One beloved full bottle (or seven)? Samples only? Do you rely solely on your perfume shopping at your destination? Do … Continue reading

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Summer On The Balcony – Checking In

I have to apologize to you all, dear readers, because I have been very quiet these past weeks, not because I don’t want to talk to you, but because I feel I don’t have a lot to say. About perfume … Continue reading

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Portia gets you Celebuscented

Hello delicious Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. It is with much delight and no small shame that I open my heart today to you all. I am a not so secret wearer … Continue reading

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Alpha Male – Review: Parfums de Nicolai New York

By Tara You may be aware that New York is the fragrance Luca Turin tells us in Perfumes: The Guide that he wore for a decade. It’s an eau de toilette aimed at men that was launched in 1989 and … Continue reading

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Monday Question – How Would You Introduce A Teenager To Perfume?

Imagine you have a daughter, son, niece, nephew, godchild or other young person you are close to. How would you introduce them to the world of fine fragrance beyond Britney Spears and Justin Bieber? Which line do you find especially … Continue reading

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Serene Green – Review: Jacomo Silences

By Tara As I write this, it is one of those gently rainy, warm mornings. Everything seems calm, quiet and slowed down somehow. It’s a perfect day for wearing Silences. When wearing it for the first time I was surprised … Continue reading

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Portia’s Designer Days & Nights – Mini-Reviews

Hi Hi Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Sometimes we get so caught up in the newest niche and the most exquisite and expensive frags that we forget about the old faithfuls, the … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Where Do You Find Your Inspiration?

In my People In Perfumeland series I always ask the question “Where do you find your inspiration?” Today I ask all of you! If you feel burnt out and without creativity what do you do to get started again? Where … Continue reading

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