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Cologne Writ Large: Review – Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle Cologne Indélébile

By Tara Eau de Colognes have always seemed rather uninspiring to me. They don’t feel full of promise the way perfumes do. They are a practical pick-me-up rather than something to make you swoon. Cologne Indélébile (“Permanent Cologne”) may not … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Please Complete This Sentence: When I Travel I Always…

Happy Monday! It is the last week of school here and travel plans come closer and closer, so today I want you to answer a question a bit differently. Please complete the sentence: When I travel, I always…. My Answer: … Continue reading

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Floating Petals: Review – Neela Vermeire Creations Pichola

By Tara Neela Vermeire Creations refract different aspects of India through the prism of French perfumery. The result is a quality collection of striking and evocative fragrances which are equally refined and complex. The inspiration for Neela’s latest creation (released … Continue reading

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A Perfect Gift – Review: Olympic Orchids Deluxe Set

Hi there fellow Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you all the way from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). Today we are looking at one of my all time favourite Independent Perfumers, Ellen … Continue reading

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From Siberia to Samovar: Review – Masque Milano Russian Tea

By Tara Russian Tea made several bloggers’ Best Perfumes of 2014 lists and having a fondness for tea fragrances myself, I was keen to check it out. Masque Milano was started by two young Italians, Riccardo Tedeschi and Alessandro Brun. … Continue reading

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A Cosmopolitan Woman – Review: The Different Company I Miss Violet

By Sandra Bertrand Duchaufour is one of my favourite perfumers of all time. Whenever a new perfume is released that he has created, I scramble to the computer and order a sample as quickly as possible. In fact when I … Continue reading

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Bejewelled: Review – Ann Gérard Rose Cut

By Tara I first encountered Rose Cut at the Perfume Lovers London “Roses Revisited” event. We tried an awful lot of rose fragrances that evening so it must have made an impression for me to request a sample. I think … 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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Monday Question – How Was You Weekend And Which Perfume Did You Wear?

Once a month I ask you about your weekend. How was it? What did you do? Which perfume(s) did you wear?    My Answer: It was unbelievably hot in Vienna this past weekend (still is!) and we escaped to Neusiedler … Continue reading

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Singular Scents – Review: Demeter The Library of Fragrance

By Tara Earlier this year, my fabulous friend Vanessa of Bonkers About Perfume was quite rightly nominated for a Jasmine Award by The Fragrance Foundation. She was shortlisted in the Blogger category for her fantastic post “Men and (Wet) Sheds: … Continue reading

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