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“As a designer influenced by nature, it was natural that James Heeley should be fascinated by the world of scent. It was after meeting Annick Goutal in 1996 that he discovered how scents are ‘designed’. His first scent, ‘Figuier’, is remarkable for it’s precision in evoking the natural scent of a Mediterranean Fig tree. With... Continue Reading →

Nobile 1942 Four Square

“Everything started with Umberto Nobile, Massimo’s grandfather, a name that has always been synonymous with luxury fragrances. Since the early 30s he represented Nina Ricci perfumes and in 1942, at the heigh of Second World War, he decided to open a perfumery for his wife in Rome. It became a family tradition: Massimo’s father did... Continue Reading →

A Trio from Guy Fox

"…not your normal fragrance company. We're just two best friends from California who got tired of paying huge mark-ups for colognes & candles simply because they had some Italian dude's name on it. We've spent the last 2 years researching, testing, and developing our first 6 cologne scents as well as our first 3 candles…Hand Bottled... Continue Reading →

Reserved

"Autumn storm is the name given by Jacques Fath to the very short haircut he created for his fetish model Bettina, so that she looks “divine”. Her style was naturalness, freshness and allure. These elements are represented through a strong, dominant note of Sandalwood, which has great intensity and soft creamy facets. It opens with... Continue Reading →

Stay Chill

"The eau de cologne Colonia Pura is a vibrant interpretation of the classic Colonia fragrance, blending bright and fruity notes of bergamot, orange, and petit grain. A combination of coriander and jasmine scents gives it a harmonious essence while the signature duo of cedar wood notes and patchouli rounds it off with a woody base."... Continue Reading →

Day Glo Creamsicle

“Designed to provide a relaxing and tropical scent, Shores of Atlantis starts with a crisp burst of orange, but in a short time fades to reveal the coconut and fresh ocean scents that can remain noticeable throughout the day.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseAndriel RolandoOriginUSAFragranceShores of AtlantisYear2020ConcentrationEDTGenderUSeason/MoodSunnySize/Cost100ml / $72Color/TonePrimary ColorsAtmosphereBeachySource/LinkAndriel RolandoSoundtrackStars (Remastered,... Continue Reading →

Precious Woods

"Santalum Slivers drives summer citrus juices into the depths of sandalwood. A bracingly fresh yet comfortingly sweet composition, Santalum Slivers splinters searing clarity into skin. Like dewy air evaporating beneath the mid-morning sun, Santalum Slivers evolves from a solid to a vapor to a liquid in the blink of an eye. Sandalwood is the irrefutable... Continue Reading →

Back In The Garden

EASY BREEZY: “Hot summer days in a delicate, well tended garden with the air subtly hinting citrus and floral notes. My grandmother grew a beautiful garden at the home where my mom grew up, and where I was fortunate enough to spend my summers. She would water every morning and nurture an endless variety of... Continue Reading →

Re-Retro in Pinstripes

The folks at Penhaligon's say: "Vivid yet subtle, No. 33 is a classic cologne-style fragrance with lasting power. Shimmering and tart, 33 emulates the bounce in your step on the sunniest of days, and the crisp lines of your best suit, freshly laundered. Bergamot, orange and grapefruit form a virtual yellow diamond set atop this... Continue Reading →

Contemporary Citrus Twist

"From the start it evokes the crystal clarity of a midsummer day. Its original freshness, which does not conceal the personality of the wearer, it is achieved by concentrating the hesperidian note. The middle note presents a flowery procession. The fragrance extends over an elegant, sensual base note enriched by refined boisé notes." Courtesy of... Continue Reading →

Twilight Tone

"In the dark Arabian night, glazing full moon shines stark white. A mistress waiting for dawn breaks first light. The cold wind brushes with your skin awaken the spirits of the night. Animalistic. Euphoric, Vicious. The true nature of desert plumes, whirlwinds of dust spiral through to consume. Stripped of humanity exposed flesh, vicious and... Continue Reading →

Sun Through Citrus

“As one of the strongest fresh scents in the market, it opens on citrus notes of bergamot, orange and mandarin that provide the sparkling freshness. While Mediterranean fig and musk provide a base for the fragrance, oolong tea mesmerizes in an evasive way…” HouseNishaneOriginTurkeyFragranceWulong ChaYear2015NoseJorge LeeConcentrationExtrait de ParfumSeasonIt’s A Summer ThangSize/Cost100ml / $310SourceSoAvantGarde.comSoundtrackMediterranean by Nur,... Continue Reading →

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