Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hot Air And Fresh Fruit – Review: Nez à Nez Figues Et Garcons

Do you know Nez à Nez? The company was founded in 2005 by Christa Patout and Stéphane Humbert Lucas, they started with ten Eaux de Parfums of which Figues et Garcons is one. The brand has been pretty much under … Continue reading

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How To Entice Small Children And Indulge Your Hobby At The Same Time

The title says it all. If you ever need an opportunity to stay in your children’s good books and smell something lovely, just turn to Francis Kurkdjian’s bubbles. Les Bulles d’Agathe are named after the perfumers’s niece and are available … Continue reading

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Smile! – Review: Ormonde Jayne Champaca

Are you looking for something that makes you feel good? That effortlessly takes you to the feeling of a summer day, no matter what the temperatures outside? Are you looking for something that equals wearing a white cotton dress, no shoes, hair … Continue reading

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The Circle Of Life – Review: Hermes Un Jardin en Mediterranee

The first of the Jardin series by Hermes’ in-house perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena was launched in 2003. After Un Jardin sur le Nil and Un Jardin aprés la Mousson I am concluding the reviews of this series today. The wait for … Continue reading

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Shopping at Saint Charles Cosmothecary In Vienna

We already took virtual trips to Le Parfum and Duft&Kultur in Vienna. This time I am going to take you to an interesting spot in the sixth district called Saint Charles. It is a pharmacy that includes a boutique for … Continue reading

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Monday Question: What Is Your Perfume Nemesis?

Is there a fragrance you are afraid of? Do you struggle with one particular scent? Is there one perfume you  love to hate? My Answer: A few days ago my answer would still have been Ambre Fétiche, although due to … Continue reading

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Last Week In Perfumeland – Weekend Link Love

Spring has sprung this past week in Austria. The temperatures are up to comfortable, the trees are starting to bloom, the grass in the parks is green and the children can go outside and frolic. Good weather makes things easier. Last … Continue reading

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Olfactoria On Perfume Smellin’ Things

This Saturday I am exploring a new organic fragrance line on PST. I hope to see you over there! 🙂

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Belle Of The Ball – Review: Frapin 1270

After the sheer adoration that the most recent Duchaufour creation 1697 for Frapin unleashed in me, I wanted to further explore the line of fragrances this house primarily known for Cognac, produces. I tried Terre de Sarment, Fruits Boisée and 1270, as those … Continue reading

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Cheerleader – Review: Ormonde Jayne Osmanthus

I purchased my Ormonde Jayne Discovery Kit sometime last fall. The first perfume I fell in love with was Tolu, the second Orris Noir. Then I got distracted by other fragrant things, so only now did I have the pleasure … Continue reading

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