Tag Archives: Japan

Tea Time With Mandy Aftel

By Sandra Birgit asked me a while ago if I would be interested in trying Mandy Aftel’s new fragranced organic teas. I love tea and cannot go a day without it. Also, I have never tried anything from Mandy Aftel … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Neil Chapman of The Black Narcissus

Today we hear more about Neil Chapman, an Englishman living in Tokyo, Japan. Neil is the writer behind The Black Narcissus, a wonderful blog that not only showcases Neil’s encyclopedic knowlege of perfume, but also his unique and quirky perspective … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Maria McElroy Of Aroma M

Maria McElroy is the creator of Aroma M, a line of perfumes inspired by the art and culture of Japan. Maria is an artist (she studied painting) and lived in Japan for seven years, where she not only met her … Continue reading

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Springtime In Tokyo – Review: Guerlain Un Ville, Un Parfum Tokyo

Editor’s Note: I’m glad to welcome Sandra again with a review of another Guerlain. She took us to China last time, see her review of Guerlain’s Shanghai, now we get to travel with her to gorgeous Japan in springtime. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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“For Them” By Technique Indiscrete – A Fragrant Effort To Help Japan

Libertin Louison, the Belgian-born perfumer of Paris-based niche brand Technique Indiscrete has created a lavender cologne the profits of which go to 100% to the victims of the great tragedy that Japan is suffering right now. Cologne “For Them” by Libertin Louison … Continue reading

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