Monthly Archives: October 2013

Odou: Review Of A New Perfume Magazine

Guest Post by Jordan River. Liam Moore’s personal odour has suddenly become very public with the launch of ODOU magazine. ODOU is a printed and digital publication exploring scent, perfume, memory, science, art, design, photography and many more olfactory themes. … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Ines Stefanovic Of All I Am – A Redhead

Ines of All I Am – A Redhead surely is one of the most generous and friendly inhabitants of Perfumeland. She is kind and attentive and her care packages leaving her hometown Zagreb to all kinds of destinations worldwide are … Continue reading

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A Vetiver Special, Perfume Lovers London – Thursday 24th October 2013 at The New Cavendish Club, London

By Tara I must admit that I struggle with the traditionally masculine vetiver note when it’s centre stage in a perfume, so I hoped this evening might broaden my knowledge of the material and give me a greater appreciation of … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Bugs You About Perfume?

What is your pet peeve when it comes to perfume? Is there anything in Perfumeland that irks you? Are there certain fragrances, houses or marketing techniques that set your teeth on edge? Is there something about the world of perfume … Continue reading

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The Borrowed Dog – Our Canine Adventures

The farmer on whose land our cottage stands, has a dog called Kira. A labrador (probably no pure breed) who is completely free of any training but full of personality and spunk, Kira is now ours for a few hours … Continue reading

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Cashmere And Silk – Review: Xerjoff Join The Club Fatal Charme

By Sandra Late last year Xerjoff released a new line of perfumes called Join the Club. There are ten different perfumes in the line and all represent a certain club or area of interest. The bottles are exquisite – I … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Suzanne Keller Of Suzanne’s Perfume Journal

One of the most amazing women I have met in Perfumeland is Suzanne Keller from Suzanne’s Perfume Journal. Suz is a highly intelligent woman with an enormous capacity for kindness. She exudes a particular joy for life which I admire. … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Next Purchase?

We all have lists, or most of us do. Lists of what to smell next, what to buy, what to wish for, what to dream about for a little or a long while… What is highest up on your to … Continue reading

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In Search Of Hidden Beauty – The Secret Garden Next Door

Only a block from our house is the University of Astronomy and it’s old observatory. The surrounding park has been closed to the public until recently. Today we went exploring and found an incredibly beautiful secret garden, wild and untamed … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Lila Das Gupta Of Perfume Lovers London/Olfactory Events

Lila Das Gupta is a former journalist who runs ‘Perfume Lovers London’,  a group dedicated to entertaining and informing people about perfume. Their past speakers have included Frederic Malle, Patricia de Nicolai, Mark Buxton, Francis Kurkdjian and Geza Schön, as well as The Candy … Continue reading

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