The Book of Hours Suite

A CONTEMPLATIVE TRILOGY: “The Book of Hours suite is composed by three perfumes that take references from the medieval Paleography studies carried out by Ricardo Ramos with Stanford University / USA. This is an olfactory journey through medieval monastic activities, with an aim of capturing their intriguing mysticism, from the intimate erudite atmosphere of the... Continue Reading →

Boundless Emergence

"Yann Vasnier has a history of creating outstanding men's scents for Divine, and L'homme infini, his latest creation for the line, does not disappoint. Resolutely masculine and warmly reassuring, this has the confident ease of a man who has all the time in the world, surveying the vast horizon to see the next adventure ahead.... Continue Reading →

Casual Cool

"A classic from Nicolai now available in INTENSE version! Like the city that never sleeps, the fragrance stimulates and spices up the life of those who wear it. Red and black pepper, patchouli and citrus notes compose this spicy amber fragrance acclaimed by the critics. Mellow, polished, deep, spicy, complex and seductive. We could see... Continue Reading →

Wit & West Duo

"Perfume can't truly be experienced if treated as disposable, uninspired fast-fashion. We believe perfume is an experiential art, both for the perfume wearer and the perfumer. Our approach is based on a commitment to creating authentic, handcrafted perfumes developed with 100% natural whole botanicals and naturally derived ingredients that are unique and never boring. At Wit &... Continue Reading →

Malin + Goetz – We Three Greens

“A collection of eau de parfums + perfume oils inspired by traditional apothecary ingredients + favorite memories from founders Matthew Malin + Andrew Goetz. elevated through the modern pairing of opposite but complementary notes, each dynamic scent is formulated for everyday wear + gender-neutral appeal.…” HOUSE: Malin + GoetzORIGIN: USAFRAGRANCE: Bergamot, Cannabis, VetiverCONCENTRATION: EDPSIZE/COST: 50-100ml... Continue Reading →

Mild Masculine Muskiness

“A perfume like a heady sobriety. Ten years after commencing Haute Couture, French couturier, Marc-Antoine Barrois is launching his first perfume: B683. Building on the timeless and charismatic elegance of his mentors, with this perfume he reveals his most beautiful souvenirs as well as his world of contemporary designs. Ultimately, B683 is an invitation to... Continue Reading →

Biography x 3

“A new line of ineffable fragrances from groundbreaking conceptual artist Anicka Yi, Biography uses scent to challenge traditional notions of femininity and subjectivity…Through olfaction, the series invokes characters buried in history for refusing these limitations and posits a future where all femmes are connected in a fluid network. Disrupting the “natural” by means of mutation... Continue Reading →

It Breathes

“Avant minuit (Before midnight) eau de parfum part of the classic collection. Warm spicy notes of black pepper from Madagascar combine with a mysterious black liquorice to give the fragrance an enigmatic flight, then envelops itself in an intoxicating accord of jasmine and white flowers on an amber and greedy background. Avant Minuit embodies the creative aura of following your... Continue Reading →

Daytime Trail Mix

“Bright early sunbeams combed by tender needles dress the mossy floor in ordained speckled light. Dewy petals twist and curve to dance in these holy spotlights. Rough hands of conifer slowly caress soft rose curves wrapped in sheets of silky daylight..” HouseLibertine FragranceOriginCanadaFragranceSoft WoodsYear2014NoseJoshua SmithConcentrationEDPSeason/MoodLate Spring to Early AutumnSize/Cost30ml / $110SourceLibertine FragranceSoundtrackJuniper by Braids, 2013Rating85%

Making A Splash

"From every trip, I have always brought back an olfactory memory of the places visited. From a trip to the Antilles, I can recall the memory of their olfactory power: on the slopes of the volcanoes grow the roots of Vetiver, with its virile and woody notes. Here the mornings shine with the freshness of... Continue Reading →

Melt With You

THIS AIN'T 'CHEAP': “Dark and primal, Chypre Shot boasts a powerful and original chypre accord with a revisited accord of oakmoss amidst a playful association of notes of patchouli, peony, black pepper, and coffee.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOlfactive StudioOriginFranceFragranceChypre ShotYear2019NoseBertrand DuchaufourConcentrationExtrait de ParfumGenderU/FSeasonFall thru SpringSize/Cost15-100ml/$79-275SourceOlfactive StudioSoundtrackSpring Aroma by Martin... Continue Reading →

Herbal Rays

"Ray of Light, Spot of Tea: “As in: ‘A Ray’ or ‘A Beam’. Goes with: desert sun, dream pop, lemon water, a bike ride, fresh sheets, silver rings, the ‘90s." HouseTOTCOriginUSAFragranceAktisYear2021NoseJordan RobinConcentrationNatural PerfumeSeasonSpring/Summer/Early AutumnSize/Cost10ml / $90Source/LinkTOTCSoundtrackBeam Finder (Rework) by BJ Nilsen x Bjarni Gunnarsson, 2019Rating89%

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