Tag Archives: Perfume

Journey’s End – A Goodbye To Perfumeland

My dear Readers, this will be my last post for the forseeable future. I am putting Olfactoria’s Travels on hiatus, if it will be a permanent one, only time can tell. Let me explain. Five years ago, on October 30 … Continue reading

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International Luxury Or My Mate In Jocks – Review: DSH Perfumes Ruba’iyat

Hey Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse Independent Perfumers rate high on my list. they are free to experiment, can get away with totally unregulated amounts of quality ingredients and don’t have … Continue reading

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Love Story – Review: 4160 Tuesdays The Sexiest Scent on the Planet. Ever (IMHO), Sleep Knot and Pillow Talk

By Tara There is something pleasing about a trilogy; you get a beginning, a middle and an end. When taken together, this trio of Eau de Parfums by 4160 Tuesdays tells the story of a burgeoning relationship. As usual, indie … Continue reading

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Big And Bold – Review: Boucheron Pour Femme

Hi Hi Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse and today we are looking at one of my all time favourites. Recently I had spritzed myself lavishly not even half an hour ago when … Continue reading

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Instant Gratification – Review: Parfumerie Generale Liqueur Charnelle

By Tara There are a fair few louche, boozy scents out there but what sets apart Liqueur Charnelle is the clever frosted raspberries accord. Tart, icy and unexpected, it lifts this dissolute fragrance out of the ordinary and gives it … Continue reading

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Summer Memories – Review: Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess

Hello gorgeous Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse and today I thought we could chat about beachy scents, well one beachy scent. I know the northern hemisphere is getting colder and sometimes you need a sprayed … Continue reading

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Luca Turin at The Perfume Society – Les Senteurs, London on Saturday 3rd October 2015

By Tara Who doesn’t have a one copy of Perfumes: The A-Z Guide? I have two. Jo Fairley, co-founder of The Perfume Society, has known Luca Turin since the early 90’s when she interviewed him about his vibrational theory of … Continue reading

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Rosy Skin: Review – Serge Lutens Rose de Nuit

By Tara When my great pal, Val the Cookie Queen, generously gave me a decant from her bottle of Paris exclusive Rose de Nuit, I expected a rose with an animalic edge. On first wear, what I actually experienced was … Continue reading

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A Celebuscent That Works – Review: Sarah Jessica Parker Twilight

Hello delicious Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse and I’ve been thinking about some of the fragrances in my collection that I got for a song that I think smell really lovely. Celebuscents can be pretty … Continue reading

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Strength In Beauty: Review – Serge Lutens La Fille de Berlin

By Tara When it was released in 2013, there were conflicting stories as to the inspiration behind La Fille de Berlin. I prefer to think its muse is German movie icon, Marlene Dietrich. She exuded a unique kind of feminine … Continue reading

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