Guest Spotlight: 4160 Tuesdays

Welcome to our second of five episodes of Guest Spotlight! This miniseries welcomes a group of exciting perfume reviewers + enthusiasts who are also on Instagram. This short series will run the length of the week of April 26-30, 2021 and each day we will feature two perspectives on two different fragrances from the same... Continue Reading →

Tobacco: Smoky, Soft, Sweet

DRIED, SMOKED, HONEY-DRENCHED. Well, well, well. Take an extended drag while scrolling through with us and this full house of fragrances! As a non-smoker I cannot truly vouch for the pleasures that are sought in the world of tobacco, however I think I’ve searched and found several wide uses and interpretations in the world of... Continue Reading →

We Three Queens

'TIS ROYALTY: Of the White Queen they say: “We wanted to create a sense of wonder, and to celebrate the idea of disappearing down the rabbit hole and finding ourselves in a new world of aromatic delight, and we think we succeeded.” And next is the Red Queen: “Red Queen is a rose fragrance made... Continue Reading →

Cocoa A GoGo

SCRUMMY: “Le Gateau sang All By Myself while dressed as a mermaid, and the audience cheered, clapped and almost screamed the roof off with their approval. The perfumer was inspired by the performer to make a chocolate fragrance. "Why not explore Over the Chocolate Shop once again?", she thought, and this time to make it... Continue Reading →

Tart & Creamy

“It started life as the background for a bespoke fragrance event we did with The Gin Garden. It was specially designed to be smooth, unassuming, quiet, sensual and to stay close to the skin. (We would take this, then add the gin botanicals to make a gin inspired scent.) But then we did a special... Continue Reading →

The Tonsorial Equation

“Old Sport was a limited edition we made using materials all available in 1923 for a Gatsby Event at London University. A classic fougère….In 2016 Living Literature ran a marvellous party at the magnificent modernist Senate House in Bloomsbury. It was part of the University of London School of Advanced Studies immersive Gatsby event, and... Continue Reading →

The Sarah Baker Range

BETTER SEAS + GARDENS (& unexpected journeys): From US-born, UK Based Sarah Baker, a visual artist and brand ambassador comes a flight of fancy. My first impressions of Sarah Baker Perfumes' Discovery Set include eight fragrances in all. These are all Extrait de Parfum. Broken down there are four noses here including: Sarah McCartney, Andreas... Continue Reading →

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