I Profumi di Firenze Quartetto

“Florentine perfumer and founder of i Profumi di Firenze, Dr. Giovanni di Massimo discovered Catherine de Medici's secret perfume recipes and other Medici fragrance formulas in 1966 in the aftermath of a devastating flood. That year torrential rains caused the Arno River to overflow into the city’s historical center engulfing it in muddy water. While sorting... 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 →

Spring Hath Sprung

“As soon as the snow was melted but the soil still frozen, we took a walk into the forest where we heard the first larks chirp; we did this always. With expectation we looked forward to father's birthday on April 22. To prepare for this, far ahead of time, we gathered moss, ivy, forest violets,... 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 →

Rose or Rosé?

"Ancient rituals of oils and bath, blurring the realities of past and future, humility and godliness. Perfumer Nicole Miller's first perfume (never intended for sale), relaunched in limited edition for the 15th anniversary of Blackbird. This is an updated version of Blackbird's original Hallow perfume launched in 2012. Modernized with brightness, improved projection, and longevity, this fragrance... Continue Reading →

Taking Temperatures

“Unutamam was bound to defy easy categorization as the first entry in NISHANE's bold new "Experimental Collection". But that turns out to be the point: Unutamam, intentionally straddles the line between lush seduction and animalic ferocity, leaving it to the wearer to decide which mood to allow the scent to embody. Unutamam, from first spray,... Continue Reading →

Shades of Cool

“The shade cast by the boughs of a cypress tree brings a moment of relief and refreshes the soul. The symbol of eternity and of feminine beauty lends itself to painting the purest of bonds between man and woman, be that woman a daughter, a companion or a friend. A surprising watercolour tones down the... Continue Reading →

Breaking Through

"A thick carpet of silver envelops the landscape, untouched but for the dazzling reflection of the sun. Snow stretches as far as the eye can see, while a bitter wind rolls silently across the sky, its hush barely broken by the powerful beat of an ivory wing. Despite the stillness of the arctic, the snowy... Continue Reading →

Grande Melange

“The large Italian population in Argentina often made me wonder why my ancestors ended up in the US instead of a bit further South. Upon learning that Fernet-Branca is the national drink of Argentina I decided to use it as the inspiration for this perfume. I chose a select few of the 27 "secret" ingredients... Continue Reading →

Cool, Calm, Collected

"A mythical fragrance. A timeless and elegant freshness. Created in 1946 by perfumer Vincent Roubert, Green Water is classified as a modern fragrance. In 2016, Parfums Jacques Fath with the fine sensibility of Cecile Zarokian, re-habilitated noble ingredients such as large quantities of Neroli into this complex scent. A distinctive composition with fresh and clean... Continue Reading →

The Monsillage EDT Collection

“Similar to a movie scenario that sets the tone by recreating a particular atmosphere and giving insight into the characters’ personas, the real-life stories behind each of the Monsillage perfumes are a way to create a bond with the perfumes and enhance the perfume experience. The perfumer finds inspiration in past travels, one-of-a-kind experiences, personal... Continue Reading →

EP 89: As Wide As The Ocean

GET READY, SET SAIL!: Oh, the sun, the surf, the sailing. Eight & Bob has made it easier to envision such places even while on lockdown. They say: "A fragrance inspired in the French Riviera summer days. This fragrance captures the essence of the exclusive Côte D’Azur. Unforgettable golden sunsets, beautiful landscapes, and exclusive celebrations at... Continue Reading →

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