Tag Archives: Perfume

Graveyard Rose – Review: Frapin Nevermore

By Tara Nevermore is the beautifully wistful name of the latest release by Frapin. It comes from Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem, “The Raven”, which was first published in 1845. In it, an increasingly distraught narrator pines for his … Continue reading

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Colour in My Life Please! – Review: Nobile 1942 La Danza delle Libellule

By Sandra I do not usually pay attention to the name of a perfume. But when one as beautiful as La Danza delle Libellule comes my way I sit up and pay attention. It means The Dance of the Dragonflies. … Continue reading

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A Holiday Surprise From Atelier Cologne And Other Announcements

Hello all, instead of a Monday Question this week, I wanted to make a few announcements. 1) First of all, and with a lovely timing for the Holidays, I teamed up with Atelier Cologne who kindly created two discount codes … Continue reading

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Chocolate Trio – Review: En Voyage Perfumes Souvenir de Chocolat Indigo Vanilla, Captured in Amber and Café Cacao

By Tara Shelley Waddington, the super talented perfumer behind En Voyage Perfumes, won many new fans last year with her stunning, vintage-inspired scent Zelda.   This year her collection of three chocolate based perfumes “Souvenir de Chocolat” has already won … Continue reading

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In The Harem – Review: Dior Collection Privée Oud Ispahan

Woop Woop Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia here today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Funny how sometimes you are so enraptured by a scent that you’ve bought in a sample, decant or split that you immediately, or as soon as … 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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Sexy As Hell – Review: Le Labo Labdanum 18

By Michael How do you decide which perfumes to test? Where possible I like to explore a whole line or brand at a time. It helps me understand the style of the fragrances and identify the house notes, if they … Continue reading

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Stattgarten Vienna – A Perfume and Beauty Heaven

By Sandra Vienna has a treasure trove of small boutiques. It is part of the culture here and I love it. Everywhere you walk I can almost guarantee that you will find one boutique or another which strikes your fancy. Val … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Which Scent Would You Love To See As A Perfume?

Is there an everyday scent – food, flower, skincare product, whatever else strikes your fancy – that you would love to have in perfume form? Which scent do you think deserves to be made into a perfume? My Answer: I … Continue reading

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The Candy Perfume Boy’s Guide To Violet – Perfume Lovers London, The October Gallery, London, 23rd October 2014

By Tara I’m so glad Thomas’s talks have become an annual fixture at Perfume Lovers London. After a couple of fantastic Summer Specials this time The Candy Perfume Boy was back with his Jasmine Award winning Guide To Violet – … Continue reading

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