Mixing Colors

“He speaks to us, reveals to us, completes us. The role of perfume is to transcend what comes to us from the animal, to know how to find one's way through the smell, to leave a trace of us. Unconsciously, when we perfume ourselves, we wish to leave a trail, such as the signature of... Continue Reading →

Mesopotamian Serenity

"In the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the seven wonders of the world, Amytis of Media, wife of the great king, rediscovers her native land: the woody mountains of cypress, cedar, and almond trees, fig orchards, quince, pomegranate, and orange trees. It is in this Eastern paradise where Mušhuššu, the protective genius, envelops us... Continue Reading →

Under Its Spell

"A highly revered, resinous extract from the forests of Vietnam and Laos, Agarwood has been used for devotion and meditation in Buddhist temples for centuries. 'Agarwoud' combines notes of Bulgarian rose, amber and benzoin to create a surprisingly contemporary, clean and elegant accord in which the unique character of oud is instantly recognisable. Dark, mystical... Continue Reading →

Night & Day

DOUBLE FUN: Two Dimensions, Two Very Different Stories To Tell...Misfit -- "Billy was just fourteen from Greenville Georgia, a small bible belt town of 20.000 people, very conservative, churches on every other dirt road, he was fresh out of Junior High, and had no clue Roosevelt High would eventually become the bane of his existence….He... Continue Reading →

Balancing Delicacies

“Inspired by the cultural melting pot and fragrance hub of the Ancient World with its bustling markets and port. Combines oud with the freshness of a cologne tradition. Classical.” HouseSarah Baker PerfumesOriginUKFragranceSymmetryYear2020NoseChris MauriceConcentrationEDPSeason/MoodIn The Mood For LoveSize/Cost50ml / $95Source/LinkSarah Baker PerfumesSoundtrackVLA 1 by Aperus, 2018Rating93%

A Spiffy Lavender

MODERN FOUGERE W/A TWIST: “The aromatic intensity and elegance of lavender wrap around the woody notes of oud, vetiver and cedar wood. The Tonka bean and the patchouli give to the accord a dimension of warm and sweet, powerful and delicate. Masculine, modern and unique.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseRania... Continue Reading →

Still or Sparkling

CAPITAL CITIES: "The first so-called “Worldwide” collection. Its scents are an invitation to travel and to discover prestige in all its forms. No smell is the same, they will transport you through the most luxurious capitals on the planet. Exceptional smells will awaken in you the desire to (re) discover the 4 corners of the... Continue Reading →

A Surge of Enchantment

“Rausch means rush in German, and boy, they weren’t kidding - this is one powerful rush to the head that you won’t forget in a hurry. One spritz of this stunning fragrance and you are ready for a night of Berlin-style debauchery that even Baudelaire would be proud of." Click Play, to hear my thoughts... Continue Reading →

Dark Is The Juice

"Wardé is a flower that gives; generous as all flowers are. Because flowers play an important part of our everyday life, we wanted the fragrance that holds the name of the collection “Wardé” to embody this role. If you take a look around you, you will find flowers available in one form or another, whether... Continue Reading →

Quelle Sublime

“Imagine a sensual and magnetic allure. An elusive man, with charismatic powers, who can conquer any challenge… He invites you on a journey into the mysterious world of perfume, on the roads to the rarest scents.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseNino Amaddeo ParfumsOriginFranceFragranceCuir SuperbeYear2019NoseNino AmaddeoConcentrationEDPGenderUSeasonYear-RoundSize/Cost50-100m/$71-104SourceNino Amaddeo ParfumsSoundtrackIris by Shadowlust, 2013Rating89%

Transitional Tonic

“An ultra-luxe unisex Orris Oud fragrances. Oud is the base of all of Levent perfume creations. Oud is harvested from Agarwood of the Aquilaira tree, found primarily in Southeast Asia. Agarwood is one of the most expensive perfume ingredients in the world. In the Middle East and Asia, it has been used for centuries. Our... Continue Reading →

Manifest Fluidity

OOOOOud: “An intense blend of citruses and spices simmering around an oud wood accord. Inspired by the mysterious and rich universe of the Middle East, Oud is a work of art that is bold, inventive and infinitely smooth. Extract 20%. Use sparingly.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseLes ÉlixirsOriginUSAFragranceOudYear2020NoseRodrigo Flores-RouxConcentrationExtracts/Natural SprayGenderU/MSeasonFall/WinterSize/Cost100ml/$235SourceLes... Continue Reading →

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