Category Archives: Vetiver

Lean On Me – Review: Chanel Les Exclusifs Sycomore

Here we have a vetiver perfume again… Somehow that note grows on me. My initial vetiver scepticism has been turned into genuine appreciation by the likes of Guerlain (Vetiver Pour Elle), Serge Lutens (Vetiver Oriental), Vero Profumo (Onda) and Mona … Continue reading

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The Panther – Review: Serge Lutens Vetiver Oriental

Vetiver is interesting. I have come from total mistrust to finding several perfumes to like (and one to die for), but generally it falls into the “interesting and fascinating” rather than the “swoon and faint” category. Vetiver is more intellect … Continue reading

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Vetiver In A Summer Dress – Review: Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle

I received a sample of Vétiver pour Elle quite some time ago and, typically for me, ignored it, because I am – to a large degree – influenced by name. To my vindication I have to say, there must be … Continue reading

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Vero Profumo – Review: The Eaux de Parfums And Conclusions

Vero Profumo offers three extraits, Onda, Rubj and Kiki that I have reviewed in the past weeks, in addition, in 2010, perfumer Vero Kern released three Eau de Parfum versions of the perfumes. They are not just lower concentrations, but completely reworked … Continue reading

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Don Draper’s Secret Weapon – Review: Mona Di Orio Les Nombres d’Or Vétyver

Since I had such success with the other perfumes in the line, I wanted to smell Vétyver as, albeit I must say it was – along with Cuir – my lowest priority, as I am not really drawn to vetiver … Continue reading

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This Is My Suit Of Armour – Review: Vero Profumo Onda Extrait de Parfum

I have had this tiny sample of Onda in extrait form, for at least six months. I looked at it everytime I opened my sample box, which is quite often as you can imagine, but whenever I wanted to try … Continue reading

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