A Trio from Mihan Aromatics

“Familial scents that rise to occasion. A strategic underlining for all matter of characters. Aromas that conjure heartache, hubris and harmony. Designed and developed in Australia..” HOUSE: Mihan AromaticsORIGIN: AustraliaFRAGRANCES: Mikado Bark, Sienna Brume, UntitledNOSE: Josh and Julia MihanSIZE/COST: 30-100ml / $71-174 Mikado Bark (EDP, 2017): This is my second attempt to review this trio... Continue Reading →

Valhom Collection

“By evoking classic values and feelings, the Valhom Collection is an intense olfactory experience honouring the Greek-Roman Ideal of ‘true Virilitas’. Awake your senses trough Nature and bring 'the magic' in your life. Discover how each parfum unfolds uniquely on your own skin as it is a distinguished creation in high perfume oil concentration. Relax... Continue Reading →

Anticipation

"Intent on getting lost in heady afflictions. Richly rubbery, stubbornly unattainable, inviting to touch. Hot like a sun-licked car bonnet yet smooth like the inside of an oyster shell. A familiar scene that’s hard to catch and harder to forget. Volatile of its own volition. Piquant, irreverent and sort of troubled." Click Play, to hear... Continue Reading →

Meditation on the Woods

“A seductive, warm, woodsy scent which blends premium wild-harvested Australian sandalwood with creamy amber and floral notes of ylang ylang, jasmine petals, cedarwood and musk.Inspired by the intoxicating scent of the Western Australian outback in the intense heat of summer. The dry air tingles as wild fires threaten.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on... Continue Reading →

Catch The Drift

“The surf crashes against the sandstone rocks. Your skin glows in the warm sun underneath a blazing Australian sky. As you climb out of the water, a gentle breeze blows through the nearby jasmine and frangipani trees, mixing with the subtle scent of sea, salt and rock…” HouseArquiste ParfumeurOriginUSAFragranceSydney Rock PoolYear2018NoseRodrigo Flores RouxConcentrationEDPGenderU/FColor/ToneCrystal BluesSeasonSummertime²AtmosphereAt The... Continue Reading →

Conundrum Concoction

“A walk through the damp woods at daybreak, full of promise, the light catching on violets in the brush. Stillness and appreciation on a misty morning. Soulfulness. The feeling of being overcome by emotion at nature’s beauty. A sweeping landscape of wonder and hope.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOne SeedOriginAustraliaFragranceHopeYear2006NoseLiz... Continue Reading →

Botanical Induction

SLIDE RIGHT: “Created with the most exquisite natural ingredients that change in depth and character when in contact with skin. So when you wear a One Seed perfume, you are experiencing a fragrance that is completely individual to you, and we think that’s pretty special.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOne SeedOriginAustraliaFragranceNothing... Continue Reading →

B/W + Mint All Over

“As the seventies turned to the eighties, the nightlife at Bains Douches turned from the glitzy excess of disco to a new sound that was both melodic and modern, but also rawer and more emotionally intense than what had come before. As an ode to this New Romanticism and its dark and cheerful contradictions, 1979... Continue Reading →

Eris Parfums Discovery Set

FLORA, FAUNA + MUCH MORE: From the house of Eris Parfums in collaboration with master perfumer Antoine Lie comes a series of fragrances (2016-2021). “Named after Eris, the Greek goddess of troublemaking and disruption, the brand is inspired by muses — divine, human, and fragrant — that exemplify unconventional beauty and dark, subversive glamour.” I... Continue Reading →

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