Category Archives: By Portia

Body Lotions – Who, What, Where, Why?

Hi there OT, Portia, all the way from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse Lately I have been using the Amouage Body Lotion 10oz pump packs. They are thick, rich and creamy, smell sensational and create a fabulous base for … Continue reading

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The Sea, The Sea – Review: L’Occitane Mer & Mistral

Hi there Olfactoria’s Travellers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). It must be hotting up in earnest on that side of the world right now while … Continue reading

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A Perfect Gift – Review: Olympic Orchids Deluxe Set

Hi there fellow Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you all the way from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). Today we are looking at one of my all time favourite Independent Perfumers, Ellen … Continue reading

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Daydreaming – Review: Guerlain Mitsouko Vintage Parfum de Toilette

Hi Olfactoria’s Travellers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). Mitsouko, Mitsouko, Mitsouko. I’m currently sitting in the cool of the evening after a beautiful sunny Sydney … Continue reading

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Beauty Is Something Unexpected – Review: Le Galion 222

Heya Travelers of Olfactoria, Portia with you from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). Not long ago here in Australia we had Nicolas Chabot come to meet us and talk about the … Continue reading

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A Spring Vanilla – Review: Tokyo Milk Dead Sexy

Heya gorgeous Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you all the way from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse (and now writing for My Perfume Samples too). Today I wanted to talk Cheap & Cheerful. Frankly I think all this aspirational pricing … Continue reading

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Sydney Opera House Photo Essay By Portia

Hi there Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse here. I know many of you have only ever seen our Sydney Opera House on Postcards or the TV. It’s one of my favourite places to go hang, not … Continue reading

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A Calm And Peaceful Life – Review: Montale Red Vetyver

Hey Hey lovely Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse sharing a newbie to my set of Montale fragrances that I enjoy. Red Vetyver and Terre d’Hermès have a similar genetic make-up yet I think them sufficiently … Continue reading

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Sweet Memories – Review: Aftelier Perfumes Fig

Heya Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. About 2 years ago I had a dinner party and afterwards we sniffed some frags. I had hand picked 6 and wanted everyone to try one at … Continue reading

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Review: Jean-Louis Scherrer by Jean-Louis Scherrer

Hey Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Today I’d like to go back to 1979 and on into the 1980s. I was horse mad and went every weekend to have riding lessons and to help … Continue reading

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