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High Spirits – Review: Penhaligon’s Juniper Sling

By Tara Juniper Sling is an homage to London Dry Gin and the Jazz Age. Really, you couldn’t get a better beverage to inspire a fragrance than gin. It can be infused with a wide range of natural botanicals including … Continue reading

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Ephemerals – Mini-Reviews: Brecourt Paris

By Sandra Brecourt Paris is a relatively new niche perfume company (2010) created by perfumer Emilie Bouge and is based in Paris.  I have never tried their perfumes and now I have a handful that I have tried and truly … Continue reading

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Tender Touch – Review: L’Artisan Parfumeur Skin on Skin

By Tara Skin on Skin is the fragrance in L’Artisan Parfumeur’s Explosions d’Emotions collection that appealed to me the most. I liked the name and quite a few of the following featured notes: Iris, suede, velvet leather, saffron, whisky, lavender, … Continue reading

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Angel Leather – Review: Hermès Cuir D’Ange

By Michael Cuir d’Ange is the twelfth addition to the Hermessence collection. I first tried this late 2014 during an all too common dash around the Sydney trying many many fragrances. To be honest, I was not enthused. At first … Continue reading

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Old School Simplicity – Review: Chanel Eau de Cologne

Dearest and most delightful Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. I am not really the cool, crisp and classy kinda guy or gal on most occasions, there are plenty of words to … Continue reading

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An Impassioned Man – Review: Frapin Passion Boisée

By Tara Passion Boisée is a tribute to a material which may not be glamorous but is an essential part of Frapin’s cognac making process – wood. After distillation, the brandy is aged in oak casks for several years. During … Continue reading

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Winter Chic – Review: 4160 Tuesdays Doe in the Snow

By Tara 4160 Tuesdays is the quirky independent perfume house of Sarah McCartney, who makes all the fragrances by hand at her studio in west London. “The name: if we live until we’re 80, we have 4160 Tuesdays. That’s all. … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Memory Of A Big White Floral – Review: Ineke Gilded Lily

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 and that your holidays are wonderful. If times are tough for you now I … Continue reading

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Dusty Iris – Review: Histoires de Parfums Tubereuse 1 Capricieuse

By Tara Tubereuse 1 is capricieuse by name and capricious by nature. It’s wonderfully unexpected. Created by Gérald Ghislain and released in 2009, Tubereuse 1 Capricieuse is part of the Tuberose Trilogy collection. According to the Histoires de Parfums website, … Continue reading

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On The Wishlist – Mini-Reviews: Viktoria Minya Hedonist Iris, Hedonist Rose And Eau de Hongrie

By Sandra Last year Viktoria Minya presented us with her first perfume – Hedonist. The original perfume in all of its honeyed opulence has had me lusting after a bottle since its debut. Now I am truly in trouble. Viktoria … Continue reading

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