Category Archives: Cologne

Live And Laugh – Review: Ys Uzac Monodie

Another niche house with a strange name. Maybe I’m getting tired, maybe I need another vacation, but I didn’t feel very motivated to get to know yet another new line. Enough already! was my feeling. But a dear friend brought … Continue reading

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Hot Town, Summer in the City – The Candy Perfume Boy Summer Special at Perfume Lovers London

By Tara One of the very brightest and best new perfume blogs to pop-up in Perfumeland over the last year is The Candy Perfume Boy. With a mix of razor-sharp wit and insightful reviews, the posts are as entertaining as … Continue reading

Posted in Annick Goutal, By Tara, Citrus, Cologne, Floral, Fruity, Jasmine, Orange Blossom, Puredistance, Thierry Mugler, Tuberose, Woods | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

Scents Of Destination – Where To Wear What! A Blogging Project

Where are you going on vacation this summer? Any exotic locales? Maybe an exciting city trip? A mountain retreat? A sandy beach? To your office? Wherever you plan to go, even if you stay on your own balcony, there is … Continue reading

Posted in Citrus, Cologne, DSH Italian Splendor, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Orange Blossom, Parfum d'Empire, Penhaligon's, Travels | Tagged , , , , | 39 Comments

What Karl Wears – Review: Chanel Les Exclusifs Eau de Cologne

If there is one perfume in the Les Exclusifs line up that truly requires that big and beautiful 200ml (6.8 fl.oz) bottle, it is Eau de Cologne. It was made to use lavishly and this is just what you want … Continue reading

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Something Old And Something New – Review: Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune And Lys Soleia

The Aqua Allegoria line of Guerlain is more (but unfortunately sometimes less) than a collection of starter scents. Intended for summer wear, Aqua Allegoria features light and sprightly perfumes, some are in the permanent line, some fade out after a season, depending … Continue reading

Posted in Aquatic, Citrus, Cologne, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Fruity, Gourmand, Guerlain, Lily, Oriental, Spicy, Tuberose, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang | Tagged , , , , , , | 63 Comments

What The Husband Wears – The Masculine Side Of Life

My husband has come far. Being dragged unwillingly into the forecourt of Perfumeland by me, he has evolved from wearing Ralph Lauren Polo Blue for years to having a small, but distinguished little stash of high quality fragrances (appointed by … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Amouage, By Kilian, Cologne, Fragrance Reviews, Ormonde Jayne, Puredistance, Ramblings, Roja Dove, Serge Lutens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Watch Out, Here I Come! – Review: L’Artisan Parfumeur Seville à l’Aube

The Perfume Lover, a book by Denyse Beaulieu (Grain de Musc) is on everybody’s reading list these days. It was also on mine. I did read and enjoy it, but I’m not sure yet whether I should review it or … Continue reading

Posted in Benzoin, Citrus, Cologne, Floral, Fragrance Reviews, Honey, Incense, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Orange Blossom | Tagged , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Looking For Spring With Guerlain – Review: Guerlain Un Ville, Un Parfum London

As I wrote in my previous Looking For Spring post, this time of the year lends itself to fresh and uplifting perfumes that jolt me out of my cold-induced rigor. I received a sample of Guerlain’s newest addition to their … Continue reading

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Beauty On The Outside – Review: Acqua di Parma Colonia, Colonia Intensa and Colonia Essenza

Sometimes I follow my eyes towards a perfume, and sometimes that leads me to something nice and worthwhile. Acqua di Parma is such a line, where what I saw interested me more, than what I expected to smell. That may … Continue reading

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New York, New York – Review: Le Labo Tubereuse 40

Tubereuse 40 is named, like all their other offerings, in the (slightly annoying) Le Labo fashion, the ingredient with the highest concentration gives the name, and the number of ingredients in the formula is added behind. It most cases that … Continue reading

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