Tag Archives: Vanilla

Vanilla Perfumes: The Best of The Best Presented by Neil Chapman, Perfume Lovers London, New Cavendish Club, Thursday 27th March 2014

By Tara Neil Chapman is a British perfume obsessive living in Japan. His blog The Black Narcissus is a great read but be warned, you may turn green with envy at the regularity with which he picks up vintage gems … Continue reading

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Swirling – Review: Diptyque Volutes

By Tara Launched in 2012, Volutes was created by perfumer Fabrice Pellegrin who is also the nose behind Diptyque’s tuberose and vanilla fragrances, Do Son and Eau Duelle respectively. Top notes for Volutes are iris flower, honey, tobacco and dried … Continue reading

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A Little Slice of Heaven – Review: Indult Tihota

By Sandra Since diving head first into this bottomless pit of perfume addiction, I have been searching for the “perfect” vanilla. I have come close with a few vanilla-centric perfumes, but something was always lacking. Perhaps this obsession was somehow related … Continue reading

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All The Sweet Things – Profumum Roma Mini-Reviews

I always ignored Profumum Roma when in a perfume store for the simple reason that there were just too many bottles. Thirty identical flacons in a row – too intimidating, too much effort needed, too easy to pass up in … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Favorite Vanilla Perfume?

It’s favorites time again! This time around I want to know all about your favorite vanilla perfume. (Look here for reader’s favorite Rose, White Floral, Incense, Musk, Tropical Floral, Leather and Citrus perfumes.) Which one is your secret vanilla weapon? Do … Continue reading

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Chasing Chaste Vanilla In Venice – Review: Santa Maria Novella Vaniglia

When I came into the pretty Santa Maria Novella store in Venice, having dragged my partially protesting family (for the record: The Husband was very supportive of my fragrant shenanigans) across the city in the heat, I knew I would … Continue reading

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Fragrant Bliss On Italian Shores – A Quick Buon Giorno!

I am still lounging by the pool while writing this, but I wanted to share my blissed out state of perfumed contentment with all of you. On our trip to Venice (more about all of it to follow once I’m … Continue reading

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Carrie, Springtime And I – Review: Jul Et Mad Stilettos On Lex

By Sandra When I first smelled Jul et Mad’s Stilettos on Lex I actually giggled. Strange reaction to have, but truth be told, it was a giggle of joy at having the opportunity to smell such a beautiful perfume and … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part VIII

By Neil HABIT ROUGE by GUERLAIN Jacques Guerlain was right when he said that vanilla is the ultimate aphrodisiac, and it is probably the reason why I am so drawn to the perfumes of this house; even in florals such … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part VII

By Neil VANILLE DES ISLES by PARFUMS DE TAHITI When it comes to vanilla, it is possible that I am something of a purist. Though I do enjoy novel approaches to framing the bean, ultimately, I don’t usually want anything … Continue reading

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