Monthly Archives: June 2013

What I Am Reading – Interesting Blogs

The internet is a big and sometimes scary place, but it also contains so many awesome things, we cannot possibly ever find them all. And yes, there are other blogs than perfume ones out there. 😉 I’d like to share … Continue reading

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In Search Of Hidden Beauty – Nature Always Provides Beauty

I’m not having a good day, so without many words, here are a few beautiful photos from lovely reader Poodle that she took in her backyard. Thank you for sharing these, Poodle! What a beautiful place to live… I’m wafting … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Neela Vermeire Of Neela Vermeire Creations

Neela Vermeire is an incredibly warm and loving person I had the great fortune to personally meet in Vienna. She is also the creator of arguably the best niche launch in recent history. Her line is all about passion, quality, … Continue reading

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An Evening with Francis Kurkdjian at Perfume Lovers London, 20th June 2013

By Tara I was very curious to witness what perfumer Francis Kurkdjian was like in person, particularly because of how outspoken he has been in the past. He has little time for perfume criticism, professed to hate the way perfumistas … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Favorite Tropical Perfume?

Summer is here and it’s the time when we reach for our most exotic florals. This is the place to give and look for recommendations for perfumes that conjure up long days at the beach and mellow evenings under the … Continue reading

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Parfums M.Micallef Ananda Giveaway – Grab One Of 50 Free Samples!

Sandra’s review of Micallef Ananda has gotten the attention of the US distributor for Parfums M. Micallef and they generously offered to give away 50 samples of this fragrance to the first fifty people to email them. M.Micallef is only … Continue reading

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Google Reader Will Be History Soon – Follow Me With Bloglovin’

This is a public service announcement: Since Google reader is folding in about two weeks, there is another option to follow my blog. Bloglovin’ is a very good reader that allows you to import all your Google feeds easily, it … Continue reading

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Song And Dance And Tuberose – Review: Parfumerie GĂ©nĂ©rale N° 17 TubĂ©reuse Couture

By Sandra As all of us know, tuberose is a perfume note that causes either adoration or loathing. It is carnal, sensual, earthy, creamy and has many crawling back for more or others sprinting away in horror. I fall into … Continue reading

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An Evening With Kilian Hennessy At Les Senteurs, London, 17th June 2013

By Tara I was embarrassingly excited to attend an event with Kilian Hennessy to celebrate his brand By Kilian coming to my favourite perfume boutique, Les Senteurs on 2 Seymour Place in London. The event was held downstairs in the … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Madalina Stoica and Julien Blanchard Of Jul Et Mad

Today the couple behind the new niche brand Jul et Mad, Julien Blanchard and Madalina Stoica have graciously agreed to answer my questionnaire. Julien and Madalina have met on the streets of Paris, fell in love and eventually decided to … Continue reading

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