Three Sides of Floris

“Quietly and meticulously composing a symphony, a perfect balance between art and science. Our elegance is borne from experience not artifice. Made in Britain, using the finest essential oils and essences gathered from around the world. Discover the skill and artistry that goes into the creation of a Floris fragrance. It's a skill that has been passed down for 9... Continue Reading →

Stora Skuggan: Thirds

“It happened many seasons ago. Of course to explain it you would have to be here. We had all been used to only the same smells, the same architecture. Until the monsoon came. At first we were weary. What did she want with us? But then we became dizzy. The allure became a way of living. Without it we were dust.”... Continue Reading →

Mirrors Without Smoke

"Since ancient days, disparate societies separated by thousands of miles and thousands of years have all nevertheless used incense as a centerpiece of their spiritual practices, and it's certainly no mystery why- with its delicate, ethereal nature, incense seems like a crucial connection point between our world and a higher plane of existence where the... Continue Reading →

In Spite of It All

“Spite Eau de Parfum takes place in an imagined garden, a hyperreal timespace where a group of spiteful spirits have gathered for the day. They meet below a lattice dripping with molle jasmine vines, interlaced and connected like synapses, as connected as these congregants are to each other. They haven't met to seethe together, but instead to plot out a plan of action... 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 →

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 →

Meo Fusciuni Four Ways

“Born from the definition of artistic perfume as olfactory memory, Meo Fusciuni blend fragrances that recall moments of life lived, in a unique and exciting collection, the olfactory vision of a modern and nomad artist. Today Meo Fusciuni is an Italian independent brand, where the planning got boundaries in research of olfactory memory, yesterday nomad... 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 →

Pale Shelter

"A woody, floral orris perfume, composed with star perfumer Ralf Schwieger. A fairytale Uzbek city on the Silk Road. Fruits and spices – sophistication and adventure. A journey into Central Asia. Bukhara is an earthy perfume, composed around the enigmatic orris – one of perfumery’s most prized (and expensive) raw materials." HouseGallivantOriginUKFragranceBukharaYear2020NoseNick Steward w/Ralf SchwiegerConcentrationEDPSeasonSpring... Continue Reading →

A Rosy Evolution

“Rose Trocadero is a floral Eau de Parfum with sweet notes of rose petals, blackcurrant buds and white musk. A fragrance inspired by nature reminiscent of the fragrant roses of yesteryear, the gardens of our childhood. A fragrance full of emotions, memories and delicacy. A creation full of the nostalgia of Yuri, the founder of our... Continue Reading →

Take A Bite

“A beautiful, fascinating, sophisticated, regal woman… and truly lethal, like the fragrance named after her. When we conjure up an image of Lucrezia, her figure becomes hazy. She is such a universal and powerful character that she fills every nook of her reverberating strength, just as this fragrance evolves in its compelling bouquet. Precious flowers with a hypnotic scent,... Continue Reading →

Fruit of the Vine

FLORAL DOUBLE-TAKE: “The cistern is an architectural resource for storing water, generally potable and widely used in Andalusian Spain. Aljibe Extrait De Parfum represents the garden of an Andalusian cistern, where everything revolves around a dry floral body, and a green outlet on a base with a wet stone effect. Daring and particular, Aljibe stands... Continue Reading →

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