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How To Sell Oranges – An Education

By The Husband Let me take you on a journey through the inner workings of a fictitious high-end store selling leather goods as well as silk products. As not to risk a libel suit (the store would be able to … Continue reading

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(Her-)Mèsmerized In New York City – Olfactoria Travelled

I am a lucky woman in so many respects. The most fabulous one of them all though is surely my husband. (I know Portia would agree! ;) ) The good husband works like a madman during the week – and … Continue reading

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Atelier Cologne Discount Codes Now Available Worldwide!

A quick public service announcement: Atelier Cologne just let me know that they made the two discount codes – OLFACTORIASAMPLES and OLFACTORIACANDLE, see sidebar – available worldwide. Now also US readers can benefit! Just in time for Black Friday! ;)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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A Fun and Fragrant Summer’s Day Out in London, Thursday 24th July 2014 – And A Giveaway!

By Tara  You may know Val the Cookie Queen from her occasional Sunday Foodie posts here on OT as well as her regular contributions to Australian Perfume Junkies. She lives in Austria and we met for the first time in February of this year when Portia came to town. Although we … Continue reading

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I’m In London! – Olfactoria On the Road

I flew to London yesterday to attend the lovely Neil’s ( of The Black Narcissus) fabulous talk about vanilla for Perfume Lovers London. It was a meeting of many great bloggers and readers and perfume lovers and our reporter at … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Caro Fernandez Of Té de Violetas

Té de Violetas (formerly known as Notas e Acordes) is a blog by Caro Fernandez and Virginia Blanco. The two ladies offer their point of view in Spanish and English, reviewing fragrances and interviewing various perfumers. Caro is based in Buenos … Continue reading

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A Tuscan Retreat Part II – The City Of Florence

By Sandra During our recent vacation in Tuscany we managed to spend a whole day in Florence. We parked the car up on the Piazzale Michelangelo and were greeted with the most stunning view of the city right beneath us. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Summer Edition

Quick and to the point, here are my favorite things of the summer season. Skin care: Paula’s Choice Resist line, La Roche-Posay Anthelios SPF 50 Melt-In Cream For Face. Body: Kiehl’s Creme de Corps, Yves Rocher Noix de Coco body … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Georg Wuchsa Of Aus Liebe Zum Duft (First In Fragrance)

Today I am happy to welcome Georg Wuchsa, the man behind Europe’s biggest online niche perfume store Aus Liebe zum Duft, called First in Fragrance in English. Aus Liebe zum Duft literally means for the love of scent, and that … Continue reading

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