Tag Archives: Pierre Guillaume

Getting To Know Phaedon: Reviews – Sable Marocain, Lentisque and Dhzari, Phaedon Paris

By Tara Phaedon Paris is another “new to me” brand I found at Bloom perfumery in February. Originally established in 2011, the line was re-launched in 2013 under the helm of Pierre Guillaume of Parfumerie Générale and Huitieme Art fame. The … Continue reading

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An Autumn Walk With Raspberries – Review: Phaedon – Rouge Avignon

By Sandra Birgit’s post about finding a perfume for the autumn season and her subsequent post about Ormonde Jayne Woman sent me rummaging through my samples and decants looking for my perfect autumn scent. Let me back up a moment. … Continue reading

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Song And Dance And Tuberose – Review: Parfumerie Générale N° 17 Tubéreuse Couture

By Sandra As all of us know, tuberose is a perfume note that causes either adoration or loathing. It is carnal, sensual, earthy, creamy and has many crawling back for more or others sprinting away in horror. I fall into … Continue reading

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One Man, Three Leathers – Review: Parfumerie Générale Cuir d’Iris, Cuir Venenum And L’Oiseau de Nuit

Parfumerie Générale offers three leather scents in its stable and today I want to take a look at all three of them. Leather has been a note I did not like, let alone seek out for a long time. Mainly … Continue reading

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You Have Chosen! – By Kilian vs. Parfumerie Générale: The Statistics

The last Monday Question pitched two houses against one another – the luxurious By Kilian and the prolific Parfumerie Générale. The lovely Undina, uncontested statistics champion of Perfumeland, was kind enough to devote her time again to make to amazing graphs … Continue reading

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Amuse Gueule – Review: Parfumerie Générale Cozé

I had a sample of Cozé for some time and it languished ignored among its peers, as I read a post on Vanessa’s blog Bonkers about Perfume where she describes a talk given by Pierre Guillaume at Les Senteurs in … Continue reading

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The Swan – Review: Huitième Art Myrrhiad

Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh was what the three wise men brought to the baby Jesus in his manger. They were the most precious gifts of the time and although that may have changed over the centuries, I still would be … Continue reading

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Looking For Spring With Pierre Guillaume – Review: Huitieme Art Vohina

Every year around this time, I abandon all my heavy ambers and blankety comfort scents and start raiding my perfume closet and sample boxes, looking for spring. Every year around this time, I have had it with winter, with the … Continue reading

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Recharge Your Batteries – Review: Parfumerie Générale Indochine N°25

I received a fragrant Christmas present from my sister-in-law this year, a bottle of Indochine, by my favorite gourmand-wizard Pierre Guillaume. There is hardly a perfume in this perfumer’s oeuvre that doesn’t appeal to me, even if I wouldn’t wear all … Continue reading

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Dark Times – Review: Parfumerie Générale N°10 Aomassai

Aomassai is one of Pierre Guillaume’s masterpieces. Another woody-gourmand, Aomassai is at once a delicious treat and a deep and mysterious – I almost want to say experience – perfume. The name is a bit confusing. The perfume is inspired … Continue reading

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