Fragrance Flashback Pt 2

LOOKING GLASS IN REVERSE: I like to think of ending where I started. Here we take a trip back into the world of fragrances dating between 1978-1994. The wayback machine is in the upright and full tilt position, and has not smelled this good in a long while (unless you caught part one). Sure, some... Continue Reading →

Etat Libre D’Orange Times Three

"Etat Libre d’Orange is an ambitious, audacious perfumery — passionate, exuberant, liberated. Free to create. Free to love and be loved. This is a different kind of perfumery – intelligent, with a point of view. A whimsical perfumery that uses irony to hone the names of its scents. A spirited perfumery that shakes up prejudices and stirs up... 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 →

EP 11: Unlayering

Look what the goddess brought in! Demeter and their fragrance library may seem like a lot in one go, but you are encouraged to try one layer at a time before create your own personal concoctions from many notes. Fly your own flag, mold your own composition. This half-dozen of natural sprays will have you... Continue Reading →

EP 3: Yin/Yang

In this episode I cover two very different fragrances, one hailing from Cologne, Germany and the other coming out of Paris, France. These strangely come off like two kindred variations on one's seasonal temperament with very unique personalities. Somehow they are quite singular though to my nose there are parallels that I am trying to... Continue Reading →

EP 1: Perfuming The Past

Welcome to Notetaking - an audiozine about the olfactory world. After several decades, this is a re-introduction to an ever-growing fragrance universe (niche, natural, designer). In this very 1st edition of the 'zine I hope to have layed out what will become a parfumed journey inside this world of chemoreception. My origins with fragrances dates... Continue Reading →

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