Tag Archives: Review

Home, Fragrant Home! – Review: Hermès Home Fragrance Line

By Michael A few months ago while wandering around the city and smelling many, many fragrances I came across Hermès new home scents. I am not a candle or ambient scent aficionado by any means, but these wonderful fragrances have … Continue reading

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Sweet Memories – Review: Aftelier Perfumes Fig

Heya Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. About 2 years ago I had a dinner party and afterwards we sniffed some frags. I had hand picked 6 and wanted everyone to try one at … Continue reading

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Honey Trap – Review: Ramon Monegal Cuirelle

By Tara I’ve been curious about Cuirelle ever since I heard that it was a different, softer, take on leather compared to the usual animal hide. So I was grateful when the Cookie Queen kindly sent me a couple of … Continue reading

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Pin-Up Perfume – Review: 4160 Tuesdays Tart’s Knicker Drawer

By Tara British brand 4160 Tuesdays has quite a number of fragrances that are brim full of wit. In a world where perfumers can be painfully pretentious or rudely arrogant, the approach taken by indie perfumer Sarah McCartney is refreshing. … Continue reading

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Review: Jean-Louis Scherrer by Jean-Louis Scherrer

Hey Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Today I’d like to go back to 1979 and on into the 1980s. I was horse mad and went every weekend to have riding lessons and to help … Continue reading

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Peace And Serenity – Review: Maison Mona di Orio Eau Absolue

Hey there Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Do you ever wear fragrance for your own mad selfish pleasure, do any of your frags give you a smile of joy every time … Continue reading

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Cleansing Smoke – Review: Naomi Goodsir Bois d’Ascese

By Tara I really enjoy smoky aromas but I fully expected not to take to Bois d’Ascese (Ascetic Wood) because it sounded like the equivalent of a bushfire on the smokiness scale. However, while I may not be about to … Continue reading

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What’s Your Poison? – Review: By Kilian Addictive State of Mind Collection

By Tara While recent collections from By Kilian have left me cold, I was still interested to try this set of addiction inspired scents because they seemed to mark a return to a darker mood. The  collection was released in … Continue reading

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Absolute Aphrodisiac – Review: Introducing Initio Parfums Privés

By Sandra Taking a stroll through the city the other day I stopped in a perfume store and asked if they had anything new. Spring is thankfully fast approaching and I love sniffing the new releases for spring as they … Continue reading

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Different And Good – Review: Papillon Perfumery Angélique

Darling Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse and today I’m trying a new-to-me house for you all. Not so long ago Karen Gilbert was in Australia and she left me three samples of the Papillon range, … Continue reading

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