Tag Archives: Fragrance

New York Via Grasse: Review – Von Eusersdorff Classic Orange, Classic Opoponax, Classic Mimosa and Classic Patchouli

By Tara The stylised flower logo of perfume house Von Eusersdorff first caught my eye on social media. After reading a number of positive reports, I got some samples of the fragrances. Von Eusersdorff was established by Camille Henfling, who … Continue reading

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The Biggest Hit Of The Range – Review: 777 Une Nuit á Doha

Hi there Olfactoria’s Travellers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse I’d like to take a moment to thank (and blame) Sandra from OT for bringing me into contact with these lovely range of fragrances. … Continue reading

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Not So Still Life: Review – DSH Perfumes The Giverny in Bloom Collection

By Tara Displaying artworks in galleries with complimentary aromas seems to be a growing trend and one I’d like to explore. There is currently a ‘Sensorium’ at Tate Britain in London, where IFF perfumers have worked with Odette Toilette to … Continue reading

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Eastern Promise: Review – Etro Shaal Nur

By Tara I have a fondness for light incense fragrances such as L’Artisan Parfumeur’s transportive Passage d’Enfer. Therefore I’ve long been eager to try another reputedly airy incense which was released back in 1997 – Shaal Nur. I’m grateful to … Continue reading

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Weird-Assed Amber – Review: Jacomo Art Collection #2

Hey Hey Olfactoria’s Travellers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse Last time I went looking for this lovely on the discounters they were everywhere and for next to nothing. My last bottle was from Birgit here at OT … Continue reading

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Sunlit Water: Review – Dior Eau Fraiche

By Tara From the very first moment I spray Eau Fraiche I recognise it as an Edmond Roudnitska composition. Many cite Eau Sauvage (1967) as the forerunner to Diorella (1972), however Roudnitska stated that its antecedent was actually Eau Fraiche … Continue reading

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Island Breeze: Review – Creed Virgin Island Water

By Tara I’ve been lucky to visit some wonderful places over the years but one of my most memorable holidays was a trip with my sister to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. This idyll in the Caribbean has stunning … Continue reading

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The Incognito Cheesecake – Review: Guerlain Paris-Moscou

Hey there Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse You know that moment? The one where you get sent a bunch of samples from a mate (Natalie from Another Perfume Blog – now defunct) and as you’re … Continue reading

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Girly Guerlain – Review: Guerlain French Kiss and Eau de Lingerie

By Tara I consider my style to be more feminine than girly. I enjoy collecting jewellery, wearing dresses and painting my nails, however I’m adverse to anything cutesy and the colour I’m probably least drawn to is pink. French Kiss … Continue reading

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Indomitable Spirit: Review – En Voyage Perfumes Frida

By Tara A few years ago, I went to an exhibition of paintings by iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo at Tate Modern, London. I have long admired the woman as much as her art. Kahlo trod her own path, overcoming … Continue reading

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