Tag Archives: Eau de Cologne

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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Re-calibrating The Nose – Review: Parfums d’Orsay Etiquette Bleue

A true cologne in the classic style is a wonderful thing. It is timeless – traditional and utterly modern at the same time. It is genderless – nothing else works so perfectly without taking perceived boundaries between feminine and masculine … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem – Review: Guerlain Cologne du 68

I received a sample of Guerlain du 68 with something else, so I never actively sought it out. I applied it expecting a fleeting citrus cologne in the classical manner. That is something I like well enough, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Can There Be More Than One Queen? – Shalimar Comparison

I recently received samples of various vintage concentrations of one of my favorite perfumes – Shalimar. Danielle took pity on me, to stop my lamenting that I would never, ever get my hands on vintage Shalimar, which practically rendered my … Continue reading

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