Monthly Archives: August 2011

Borrowed Treasure – Review: Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle Le Parfum De Thérèse

Le Parfum de Thérèse is a perfume with a history. A romantic history. Therefore I was always drawn to this perfume, but it never really clicked for me until recently. Strangely it took another creation of the master to push … Continue reading

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Loving Marshmallows Is Not Hard To Do – Review: By Kilian Love, Don’t Be Shy

Rose and vanilla, that is how Love smells to me. The most gorgeous combination of rose and vanilla. That’s all you need to know, basically, but would be a bit thin for a review, wouldn’t it? Swooning a bit less … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Perfume Did Turn Out To Be Your Favorite Summer Scent?

Now the summer is almost over, which perfume did you wear the most in the past two months? Which perfume turned out – expectedly or surprisingly – to be your favorite? What scent stands for your Summer of ’11? My … Continue reading

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Last Week In Perfume Land – Weekend Link Love

What a week! It was extremely hot last week in Austria and while I would long for a cool, dark room in such temperatures, I went swimming with the boys, which was fun. Both are enthusiastic, little water rats. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Olfactoria On Perfume Smellin’ Things

I am posting again on PST today. One more summer scent to go, before temperatures start to fall again… 😉 I hope to see you over there!

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Pinocchio – Review: Parfumerie Generale Cédre Sandaraque

That vetiver is not my best friend is known by regular readers, I found some to like, but I do not seek them out. Sometimes though, a vetiver scent sneaks up on me, dressed as something else and takes me … Continue reading

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Winner of the Coveted Xerjoff Shingl! :)

Thank you all for participating in the draw. Although more of you rather passed, from he brave ones willing to try Shingl, only one can be the winner. has spoken! The winner of the sample of Xerjoff Shingl is … Continue reading

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Paris Hilton And A Strawberry – Review And Giveaway: Xerjoff Shooting Stars Shingl

I don’t know why, but in the last months I have the feeling I am talking about perfume names all the time. That should not be as important a subject, but you cannot possibly review a scent called Shingl and … Continue reading

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Natural Grace – Review: By Kilian Prelude To Love, Invitation

Prelude To Love is the most summery Kilian in my set, so I have worn it the most in the last few weeks. It is fitting that it should be the first reviewed, after my initiation to the line with … Continue reading

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Then And Now – Review: Dior Diorella

By Tara Before I discovered Diorella a number of years ago, summery perfumes never seemed to quite hit the spot. Traditional colognes, fruity perfume cocktails and summer florals were too simplistic and bland.  They just didn’t feel like “me”. Then I found … Continue reading

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