Tag Archives: Linda Pilkington

Changeling – Review: Ormonde Jayne Tiare

Tiare is the last of the Ormonde Jayne florals up for review. I needed a long time and many wearings to get my bearings with Tiare – for it surprised me. Tiare flower, the Tahitian Gardenia, is a tropical flower … Continue reading

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Jasmine For Cowards – Review: Ormonde Jayne Sampaquita

White flower perfumes are not my favorite category, as the dear constant reader knows, of the many I tried, most were rejected for their overbearing headiness and in some cases eye-wateringly hefty sillage. I like this one and, as a … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect – Perfume Portrait At Ormonde Jayne

I was a bit nervous when I entered Ormonde Jayne’s Mayfair boutique on Monday, but a soon as I introduced myself to the lovely Natalie, store manager and utterly lovely person, I was at ease and ready to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Olfactoria On The Road – London Day One

I landed in London this afternoon to extraordinarily beautiful, unseasonally warm weather. We checked in at the lovely Dukes Hotel in St James After unpacking M (my husband) and I went to a pub to meet our friends, who live … Continue reading

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Sleeping Queen – Review: Ormonde Jayne Ta’if

Rose perfumes are a special category. They can be hit or miss for me, seldom anything in between. I either adore a rose perfume or hate it, I have yet to meet one that leaves me unaffected or indifferent. The … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Special Edition: What Would You Like To Ask Linda Pilkington?

I will have the honor and good fortune to meet Linda Pilkington, founder of the wonderful luxury niche house Ormonde Jayne in her Mayfair store in London next week. Since I will have the chance to ask her a few … Continue reading

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Cheerleader – Review: Ormonde Jayne Osmanthus

I purchased my Ormonde Jayne Discovery Kit sometime last fall. The first perfume I fell in love with was Tolu, the second Orris Noir. Then I got distracted by other fragrant things, so only now did I have the pleasure … Continue reading

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