Tag Archives: Vanilla

Carrie, Springtime And I – Review: Jul Et Mad Stilettos On Lex

By Sandra When I first smelled Jul et Mad’s Stilettos on Lex I actually giggled. Strange reaction to have, but truth be told, it was a giggle of joy at having the opportunity to smell such a beautiful perfume and … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part VIII

By Neil HABIT ROUGE by GUERLAIN Jacques Guerlain was right when he said that vanilla is the ultimate aphrodisiac, and it is probably the reason why I am so drawn to the perfumes of this house; even in florals such … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part VII

By Neil VANILLE DES ISLES by PARFUMS DE TAHITI When it comes to vanilla, it is possible that I am something of a purist. Though I do enjoy novel approaches to framing the bean, ultimately, I don’t usually want anything … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part VI

By Neil SLEEPING WITH GHOSTS by MARK BUXTON PERFUMES The curiously named Sleeping With Ghosts may sound dark, daunting and gothic but the name is misleading: this is in fact a distinctly appealing, fruity vanillic scent that while linear and … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part V

By Neil Happy New Year to all you vanillophiles, and welcome back to Sweet Little Thing, Friday’s exploration of all smells vanillic! (Here are Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV.) I went into Tokyo yesterday in order … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part IV

Let’s enjoy Part IV of the delicious vanilla perfume reviews by Neil (click here for Part I, Part II and Part III). By Neil SUBLIME VANILLE by CREED Continuing on our journey through the fragrant realm of vanillas, we settle for a … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part III

Editor’s Note: Here we go with Part III of the talented Neil’s Vanilla series. If you have missed Part I and Part II, make sure to have a look. Neil really knows how to make a perfume sound irresistible… VANIGLIA DEL MADAGASCAR/ … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part II

Here is Part II of Neil’s vanilla series, enjoy the delicious Part I here. VANILLE / MOLINARD Vanilla vodka. Less heavy and direct than most vanillas, Molinard’s refreshing scent is still vanilla-bean centered  of course, and sweet: yet it is also … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Thing – The World Of Vanilla Part I

Editor’s Note: This series of posts is written by my friend Neil, an Englishman living in Japan, who is an extremely knowledgeable perfume enthusiast with what I suspect must be an amazing vintage collection. A warm welcome to Neil! Hello, … Continue reading

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A Bit Of Glamour – Review: Xerjoff Casamorati Dama Bianca

Dama Bianca is a classic case of: attractive bottle drawing in shallow perfume blogger. Aside from the eye-stabbingly dangerous looking top, this bottle and even more so the packaging are gorgeous! Or are they? The strange thing is, one moment I’m bewitched, … Continue reading

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