Tag Archives: By Kilian

What’s Your Poison? – Review: By Kilian Addictive State of Mind Collection

By Tara While recent collections from By Kilian have left me cold, I was still interested to try this set of addiction inspired scents because they seemed to mark a return to a darker mood. The  collection was released in … Continue reading

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A Willing Player – Review: By Kilian Playing With The Devil

When my friend Sandra asked me the other day whether I was excited about the new Kilian, I answered something to the effect of: No, definitely not. (I think my exact words were: It should be perfectly bad.) While I … 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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Perfume News – By Kilian Asian Tales Flower Of Immortality

Luxury “niche” house By Kilian is releasing a third perfume in the Asian Tales line (there are also the L’Oeuvre Noire, Arabian Nights and In The Garden Of Good And Evil collections). The first two releases have been the greatest … Continue reading

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You Have Chosen! – By Kilian vs. Parfumerie Générale: The Statistics

The last Monday Question pitched two houses against one another – the luxurious By Kilian and the prolific Parfumerie Générale. The lovely Undina, uncontested statistics champion of Perfumeland, was kind enough to devote her time again to make to amazing graphs … Continue reading

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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

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Amber Oud Giveaway Winner Announced!

Thank you all so much for sharing your amber stories and experiences. I enjoyed reading through all the comments and re-living my own amber beginnings. The lucky winner of this draw and a sample of Amber Oud and one of … Continue reading

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Bottle Of The Month – March And A Giveaway

By Kilian Amber Oud is my bottle of the month for March. See it here in all its glory… because this is not the one I have, I am happy that Kilian makes refills as well, and that less glamorous … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop! – Review: By Kilian Amber Oud

That I had to try Amber Oud the second I could, was a no-brainer. I have a reputation* to live up to after all. 😉 I have a list for this year’s perfume purchases, there are twelve items on it, … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive… – Review: By Kilian A Taste Of Heaven, Absinthe Verte

I was a slow starter with the Kilian line. For a long time I did not get it. But when I finally did, a whirlwind love affair started and many of the ten perfumes that make up the L’Oeuvre Noir … Continue reading

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