Tag Archives: Parfumerie Generale

Dark Times – Review: Parfumerie Générale N°10 Aomassai

Aomassai is one of Pierre Guillaume’s masterpieces. Another woody-gourmand, Aomassai is at once a delicious treat and a deep and mysterious – I almost want to say experience – perfume. The name is a bit confusing. The perfume is inspired … Continue reading

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“I have nothing to say and I’m saying it!” – Mini-Reviews

I usually review mostly perfumes I like, that move me somehow, or that compell me to try them again and again, even if I don’t love them. Then there are also reviews now and then about perfumes I hate, most … Continue reading

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Pinocchio – Review: Parfumerie Generale Cédre Sandaraque

That vetiver is not my best friend is known by regular readers, I found some to like, but I do not seek them out. Sometimes though, a vetiver scent sneaks up on me, dressed as something else and takes me … Continue reading

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Pineta – Review: Parfumerie Générale Bois Naufragé

Parfumerie Générale Bois Naufragé smells like the woods. A sun dappled forest near the ocean. I immediately think of the Pinetas along the Italian coastline. They are forests along the coast of the Adriatic sea, pine trees growing on sandy ground … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate – Review: Parfumerie Générale Musc Maori

Chocolate is something I couldn’t and wouldn’t want to live without. There is always, and I mean ALWAYS a little stash in my house (don’t tell the kids!). But chocolate in perfume? Nah, I don’t think so. I want to eat … Continue reading

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Budding Beauty – Review: Parfumerie Générale Drama Nuui

Jasmine is heady. Jasmine is cloying. Jasmine is over the top. Jasmine induces a headache. Jasmine is annoying. Jasmine is overwhelming. Jasmine is loud. Jasmine is not for me. But… You know me, I have certain preconceptions, certain likes and … Continue reading

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Ballerina – Review: Parfumerie Générale Brûlure de Rose

I had not one, but two samples of Brûlure de Rose in my box and not only since yesterday, they were in there for quite some time already, but never moved me enough to actually try them. Shame on me! … Continue reading

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Nebraska – Review: Parfumerie Générale Bois Blond

Bois Blond by Parfumerie Générale first came to me from the well-edited collection of the admirable Mrs Howe. Bois Blond is part of Pierre Guillaume’s Private Collection and was created in 2007, it was a limited Edition once, but PG took pity … Continue reading

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Wooden, But Elegant – Review: Parfumerie Générale Cadjmeré

For the longest time I owned only one PG perfume, Felanilla, and was perfectly happy with that status. But all of a sudden – that is how it is with us Perfumistas -I got a craving for all things PG … Continue reading

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Breakfast And Dessert: Review: Parfumerie Générale Tonkamande And Praliné De Santal

Pierre Guillaume, handsome creator (he probably hates having his looks commented on everywhere and every time, but, come on, he is exceptionally beautiful, and I say that from a purely aesthetic standpoint ;), also he is not exactly trying to keep … Continue reading

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