DS & Durga By The Half Dozen

“The power of scent is equal to that of sight and sound. A great scent is a world you can return to over and over–a keyhole into another realm. You can travel via the mind-nose connection to larger collective spaces…Our scents are fragments of half-remembered myths and imaginary landscapes that invite exploration. They are an... Continue Reading →

A Hendley Quartet

A FOUR-FER: “Hendley Perfumes is an independent, artisan perfume practice founded in 2014. Each batch of perfume is meticulously formulated, blended, bottled, labeled & shipped by Hans Hendley.” HouseHendley PerfumesOriginUSAFragranceCure, Jupiter, Mown, Tobacco CiderYear2017-19 NoseHans HendleyConcentrationEDPSeasonWarm, Warmer, WarmestSize/CostCheck The Site For MoreSourceHendley PerfumesSoundtrackFeeling, Smelling, Tasting by Steve Roden, 2014Rating86%, 84%, 90%, 93%

Seeing Double Twice: Maison D’Etto

“Maison d’Etto is a luxury brand of artisanal fragrances, created to inspire moments of connection, refection, well being — nurturing the human spirit one moment at a time (01). Gender-neutral creations developed with the intention of being noticed and designed for an undeniable connection, offer a new modern take on luxury fragrance.What does Etto mean? Etto... Continue Reading →

Let’s Get Orbital

"Under a silvery Moon, amongst night fragrant blooms of sweet honeysuckle & Jasmine, you lay on a bed of cool dewy soft grass beneath a bitter orange tree , with its’ intoxicating orange blossoms, twigs & leaves. Deeply inhaling the herbal blend of clary sage, marjoram, lavender & magical mugwort, you drift asleep into a... Continue Reading →

Meo Fusciuni Four Ways

“Born from the definition of artistic perfume as olfactory memory, Meo Fusciuni blend fragrances that recall moments of life lived, in a unique and exciting collection, the olfactory vision of a modern and nomad artist. Today Meo Fusciuni is an Italian independent brand, where the planning got boundaries in research of olfactory memory, yesterday nomad... Continue Reading →

In Full Bloom with Smallflower feat. Diptyque

Returning are our friends from smallflower.com/Merz Apothecary (Dana and Grace Ann) to help us with this second in a three-month long miniseries focused on one house monthly. This time around our exploration into the Paris-based house Diptyque for the very first time. Founded in 1961 Diptyque has been described as “a pioneering parfumerie Maison, a... Continue Reading →

Pale Shelter

"A woody, floral orris perfume, composed with star perfumer Ralf Schwieger. A fairytale Uzbek city on the Silk Road. Fruits and spices – sophistication and adventure. A journey into Central Asia. Bukhara is an earthy perfume, composed around the enigmatic orris – one of perfumery’s most prized (and expensive) raw materials." HouseGallivantOriginUKFragranceBukharaYear2020NoseNick Steward w/Ralf SchwiegerConcentrationEDPSeasonSpring... Continue Reading →

Pineward Foursome

“Pineward perfumes capture abandoned alpine farmsteads, boreal bracken and briars, frost-laden and fog-blanketed firs, loam-covered logs, prickles of pine, thickly thicketed thistles, rotting rooted carpets, morel mushroom mycelium, sap encrusted spruces, misty, murky, mossy, forests up in a stoppered bottle. My hope is that wearing Pineward perfume will transport you to remote untamed forests far,... 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 →

Seductive Amplitude

"Cuir d’Orient (oriental leather) - an oriental ambery scent. Cuir d’orient has not been tested on animals and is Aluminum-free, Formaldehyde-free, Gluten-free, Mineral oil-free, Paraben-free, SLS-free, Silicone-free, Soap-free and Sulphate-free. Based on the original recipe of a love potion from the 19th century in France, the perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer dressed it with." Click Play, to... Continue Reading →

Resinous Shores

"Neandertal them™ echoes a message from a time we have not yet experienced. It is a portrait of an optimistic future full of technological advances, hinting at an improved human life and the progress of generations to come. Unconventional molecular materials, transparent woods and fresh, floral top notes combine seamlessly with natural essences of ambergris... Continue Reading →

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