Scented Snapshots from Ulrich Lang

“Inspired by fine photography, you’ll find intoxicating niche scents that will enhance or reflect your own unique character. Ulrich Lang New York’s luxurious fragrances take you on a journey of discovery — where eccentric creativity meets refinement and style, and opulence can be worn casually.…” HOUSE: Ulrich LangORIGIN: USAFRAGRANCE: Aperture, LetheSIZE/COST: 100ml / $135 (Aperture... Continue Reading →

Tiptoe Through The Sweet Woods

COME HITHER NOW: “10 a.m. Flirt is a complex yet clean, unique scent that reserves its most lasting and memorable notes for those you allow to get close.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseKierin NYCOriginUSAFragrance10AM FlirtYear2018NoseMathieu NardinConcentrationEDPGenderUSeasonLate Winter to Early FallSize/Cost10-50ml / $30-84Source/LinkKierin NYCSoundtrackBlue Gardenia (alt. take) by Lee Morgan, 1967Rating91%

Metroscent

“It’s not easy to create a fragrance inspired by the name of one of the most diverse, evolving and breathtaking cities in the world. New York is an unforgettable inspiring place. With two different beautiful images in the perfumers mind, the glorious summer in New York, and the fancy winter which means spending Christmas time... Continue Reading →

A Rose Vapor

“Smoke and rose perfume. Creating a perfume involves tremendous patience and experimentation. When I embarked on this process, I didn't fully know how engrossing it would become. Curiosity is a strong driver; the more you read, smell, experience, the more you want to know what this elusive scent is composed of, or what a certain... Continue Reading →

Rattled By Rose

“A 2018 edition that took over a year to complete. Manos previous Rose edition was regarded as one of the top 5 rose fragrances in the world. So this was a double challenge, as Manos wanted this fragrance to bring Joy and Euphoria. He chose the Damask Rose and combined it with labdanum to create... Continue Reading →

Seeing Spots Melt Before Your Eyes

“A powerful scent spiced up to the extreme. Reminiscent of the hippie days where patchouli oil were used to mask scents of certain rituals. Sparkling pepper notes contrasted by warming resinous cashmere and richly blended amber. Calmingly landed by creamy natural sandalwood.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseMalbrum ParfumsOriginNorwayFragrancePsychotropeYear2015NoseDelphine ThierryConcentrationExtrait de ParfumAtmosphereDarkly CozySeasonAutumn into Spring ThawSize/Cost30ml / $135SourceMalbrum... Continue Reading →

Dive In

BLUE ON BLUE: “Bentley for Men Azure makes an immediate impact with a contemporary burst of freshness: the top note is an invigorating, stimulating cocktail of fresh citrus, delicious fruity pineapple and the wonderful herbaceous aroma of violet leaves. It immediately transports you into fresh fields of blue.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on... Continue Reading →

Seasoned Layers

LEATHER BOUQUET: “As part of Tiziana Terenzi's Anniversary collection, Chimera Extrait De Parfum is produced in a small batch every year, handcrafted using only the rarest raw materials. Each bottle is marked with the year of production, like a precious wine. This unforgettable journey starts in a sail boat in the Gulf of Fethiye, known... Continue Reading →

Green Intoxication

"In 1996, California became the first state in the US to legalize medical cannabis. But scratch the surface and there has always been a long history of cannabis cultivators and enthusiasts dedicating their lives to refining the herb. Chronic is a term for Cannabis and also alludes to 'The Chronic' - the debut album of... Continue Reading →

La Folie A Plusieurs Set

Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. “We believe the use of fragrance should not be limited to only enhancing our physical appearance, but should also broaden our emotional, intellectual and cultural experience. By using fragrance as a medium for deepening the emotional and kinesthetic engagement of art; our aim is to elevate... Continue Reading →

EP 85: The Seducer

LITHELIXIR: This one took me by surprise. And the first I've reviewed out of the Czech Republic. They describe it as "This is a perfume that you do not choose, the perfume chooses you!" And to a large extent, that may be quite true. But make no mistake this is a powerful extract that takes... Continue Reading →

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