Beaufort by 4

“BeauFort London is a line of fragrances inspired by elements of British history, both real and imagined. With scents that are heavily influenced by stories of the sea, trade, and war. Guided by a preoccupation with the darker elements of British history, BeauFort London works with accomplished perfumers to create fragrances that are bold and... Continue Reading →

Four from Fløre

"Sensual olfactory stories with a unique and ever changing collection of luxury artisan natural perfume, plant potions, candle and alchemically distilled essences. Intricately wild crafted and formulated on Vancouver Island using old world perfume techniques including distillation, tinctures, infusions, & enfleurage. Hand blended in small batches with both locally sustainable gathered ingredients & ethically sourced... Continue Reading →

Day In / Day Out

“The NŌSE perfumes brand returns to the phenomenon of the "Russian spirit" and reinterprets the story of the fragrances that tell about the country themselves. Coniferous forests and grassy meadows, burning frosts and warming furs, summer gardens and May thunderstorms - in each bottle there is a small history of the country, which many know... 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 →

Four Square THOO

“THOO was born from the collaboration between an Italian master perfumer and manufacturer of Oud in Jakarta. This is a story of friendship between two virtuosos who gave birth to valuable perfume creations…Created for lovers of perfume, the fragrances blend together the tradition and the know-how of distillation of essential oils to choose the ingredients.... Continue Reading →

Seeing Double Twice: Maison D’Etto

“Maison d’Etto is a luxury brand of artisanal fragrances, created to inspire moments of connection, refection, well being — nurturing the human spirit one moment at a time (01). Gender-neutral creations developed with the intention of being noticed and designed for an undeniable connection, offer a new modern take on luxury fragrance.What does Etto mean? Etto... Continue Reading →

Subliminal Creamy Fruit

"A puff of bright powder on amber and vanilla taffetas. She awakes with a natural blush. A line of rouge on the lips, an iridescent dash of raspberry over the cheeks, a flush of fresh flowers round the neckline and adorned she is. She awakes with a natural blush. A line of rouge on the... 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 →

Polished Vanilla

“Essential and oriental, Vanilla Shot boasts a fresh and sensual richness that blossoms thanks to myrrh resin. The fragrance is energized by top notes of coriander, saffron and aldehydes and enhanced by the presence of rose and dried fruits..” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOlfactive StudioOriginFranceFragranceVanilla ShotYear2018NoseBertrand DuchaufourConcentrationExtrait de ParfumGenderUAtmosphereBaroom to... Continue Reading →

A Quintet from Aftelier Perfumes

SLOW SCENT: These perfumes speak (volumes) for themselves. "Everything I make is free from synthetics, parabens, glycols, and petrochemicals. I hand-blend and bottle all my products in small batches in my Berkeley, California studio, and personally attend to every detail of the process in creating every product. I love adding a sense of luxury and... Continue Reading →

Motif Olfactif Four Ways

“This brand is a natural progression in my fragrance journey.  A journey that started with smelling fragrances at the mall, to exploring niche and indie houses…fragrances made around the world! I found the fragrance community on YouTube and began reviewing fragrances that I found compelling.  My taste tends to lean towards creative and enjoyable scents... 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 →

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