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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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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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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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Pretty But Soulless – Review: Tommy Bahama Set Sail Martinique

Hiya Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you today from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Imagine you are cleaning out your cupboards and you find a home made decant of something you can’t remember buying, maybe you got it as a … Continue reading

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Show Time – Review: Histoires de Parfums Olympia, Music Hall

By Tara L’Olympia Music Hall in Paris was founded in 1888 by the same gentleman – Joseph Oller – who created the Moulin Rouge (which also inspired a fragrance by Histoires de Parfums reviewed here). The legendary theatre put on … Continue reading

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A Perfume Apart – Review: Amouage Memoir Man

By Michael I’m not really sure how I ended up purchasing Memoir Man. I’d never tried it and I’m not a big fan of either green notes, lavender or fougères. Yet there I found myself late one night adding it … Continue reading

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Intimate Decadence – Review: Laboratorio Olfattivo Daimiris

By Tara Created by the prolific perfumer Pierre Guillaume, Daimiris was one of the four fragrances in Laboratorio Olfattivo’s first collection launched in 2009. It contains top notes of saffron and cardamom, heart notes of rum, iris and daim (suede) … Continue reading

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Life Is Good When You Smell Fabulous! – Review: Neela Vermeire Creations Mohur

Hello Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse thrilled to be with you all today. I hope life is treating you all well. Mohur has been a constant in my fragrance wardrobe since first discovering it. It … Continue reading

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