EP 92: Shades of Burgundy

COCKTAILS + CONCOCTIONS: This was not at all what I expected. Proves you should never have said premeditated visions. They describe it as: “The exquisite oils and resins of Amber Aquilaria are of such rare quality that larger scale production is impossible but they can be relished here in ever more intoxicating combinations….” Do you […]

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EP 93: Got Wood?

INTO + OUT OF THE WOODS: These are my first impressions of SP Parfums‘ Wood Sample Set, five fragrances in total. These use no animal products. There is a lot to explore here, something for everyone. I am a huge fan of discovery kits or sets like this, which help you connect the dots between […]

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EP 91: C’est la vie en Rose

REVVED-UP, ER, RRRROSE: A very, very different take on the presentation of patchouli. Forget the 70’s, this tightens and freshens all expectations. Take a deep long whiff. Parfums de Nicolai reformulated this to make it more unisex, and well, success! They describe it as: “The patchouli is surrounded by an oriental background trimmed with incense […]

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