Easy Epicurean

“Gourmantic Orange opens with zesty, delicious candied orange rounded with dark chocolate. This fragrance uses patented slow release fragrance technology which releases fragrance in short intervals thereby forming a fragrance bubble around the wearer. Extremely long-lasting fragrance due to slow-release aroma molecules.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. House Panah London Origin […]

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Through A Shimmering Thicket

DEEP WOODS: “Inspired by Haiti, the Caribbean isle once known as the “Jewel of the Antilles”. This scent evokes the cool of a summer morning, but hints at the heat that is about to come.” Raw Spirits Fragrances is based in Australia. Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. House Raw Spirits Fragrances […]

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Ready, Aim, Inspire

THIS ONE IS PACKING HEAT: “More than a message in a bottle, this is pure firepower fascination. Built for those who know when to pull the trigger. Inspired by ancient Chinese alchemists seeking an elixir to live forever; the gunpowder they created has actually changed the way we live forever. Scent family: dysfunctional misfit. Or […]

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A Blue Wave

GRECIAN ECHO: “The persistent freshness of an ancient form. The waves of fragrance that flood Aegean isles from all directions in the heat of the day, shifting shape under the starry sky of night. Is this the secluded island where an affair of mythological proportions plays out? Apollo or Callas? Or a bit of both? […]

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Moudy + Sensuous

SKIN DEEP: “Many oud-based fragrances smell pungent and oily, but Patchouli Oud plumps for a dry, almost herbal take on its subject matter, for a result that runs surprisingly close to the clipped elegance of vintage powerhouse masculines. The oud, medicinal and slightly dirty, is first out of the gate, quickly followed by a dusty […]

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Vermillion Effervescence

ROSE GOLD: “Be among the very first to experience our latest creation, Rose Ink. Crafted in collaboration with perfumer, Jerome Epinette, this New York scent story is a remarkable, woodsy floral that blends the memory of deep devotion and deviant desire. A sultry, lusty, unisex 2.0 scent made for memorable men and women.” Click Play, […]

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Spicy Seasonal Solution

‘TIS THE SEASON: “A delicious regal blend evolved from rich spice cargos brought back to Renaissance Europe via the Medici family’s sponsored voyages to the New World. Piquant top-notes conjure up ardent kisses at masked balls, festive revelers, sugarplums and savory clementines spilling from abundant cornucopias.Culled from a secret Medici formulation that enraptures with lusciousness, […]

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Bold Bouquet

“Pivoine is a 2017 edition to the Parfums de Jour collection. It is a rich bouquet of flowers with peonies in a leading role that invites us for a romantic walk in a blossomed garden. Manos describes this fragrance as The Lovers.” Special thanks to Perfumology. Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. House Manos […]

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A Gentle Stir

“Tarheels & Tonic. Chapel Hill hiking ‘til dark. Gin drinking with friends until deliciously darker. Remembering that this carefree time may not last, and then quick back to business of fiercely forgetting. Like those beautifully blurred lines between doing and being, this fragrance flows easily through your day or your night.” Click Play, to hear […]

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Urban Infinity

IN A SINGLE BOUND!: “Unisex fragrance that evokes hand made gestures in shaping wet clay, the mother of all, fire and air to finalize an outstanding ceramic’s piece of art.” Correction: Apologies — Extrait D’Atelier is based in Italy (not France as voiced). Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. House Extrait D’Atelier Origin […]

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Patchouli 2.0

RIGHT DOWN THE BARREL: “I crafted notes of Patchouli, Tonka, Vanilla and Woods to age in the golden rum seasoned oak barrel which added a distinctly sweet and buttery dimension to what I think turned out to be a very special and magical fragrance.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. House OK Fine Fragrances Origin […]

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Leathered Likeness

BOUND VOLUMES: “Leathery and organic, Leather Shot is a woody, smoky, and spicy leather supported by the powdery elegance of iris, cedarwood, and driftwood notes.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. House Olfactive Studio Origin France Fragrance Leather Shot Year 2018 Nose Bertrand Duchaufour (@ Technicoflor) Concentration Extrait de Parfum Gender U/M […]

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