A New Vintage

“Inspired by the winery tradition of Sybaris, the perfume unveils intensely flavored grapes, fruit flavors, rich spices and seduce those who have a fondness for opulent smells.This liqurous, full-body concoction has an unparalleled voluptuous feel. The multifaceted aroma of ylan-ylang counterbalances the plummy sweetness successfully. Warm notes of sandalwood alongside the dry notes of cedarwood... Continue Reading →

Aromatic Mirage

“Sybaris was described by Herodotus as a powerful city, yet one of opulence and luxury, founded in 720 BC, on the Ionian coast, now Calabria in southern Italy. Rich spices and precious wood are reunited in a carnal blend for ardent lovers of life. Racy birchtar and aromatic lavender intertwine with the intoxicating patchouli to... Continue Reading →

An Earthly Catharsis

“We all know what a beautiful summer day feels like. In GREEN SPELL, perfumer Antoine Lie has conjured up—as if by magic— the greenest notes in perfumery to create an elixir that will lift your spirits and transport you through scent to that joyous place.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseEris... Continue Reading →

Perfume As Provocation

IF X MARKS THE SPOT..... “Mxxx. is Extra. Extra animalic. Extra sensual. Extra rich – 20% Extrait concentration. Spicy, smoky, woody, and animalic, Mxxx. has a massive 7% dose of specially tinctured, natural, and ethically sourced Ambergris, and Pierre d’Afrique (Africa Stone or Hyraceum) along with a sumptuous Trinidad Cacao used for the first time... Continue Reading →

La Folie A Plusieurs Set

Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. “We believe the use of fragrance should not be limited to only enhancing our physical appearance, but should also broaden our emotional, intellectual and cultural experience. By using fragrance as a medium for deepening the emotional and kinesthetic engagement of art; our aim is to elevate... Continue Reading →

Eris Parfums Discovery Set

FLORA, FAUNA + MUCH MORE: From the house of Eris Parfums in collaboration with master perfumer Antoine Lie comes a series of fragrances (2016-2021). “Named after Eris, the Greek goddess of troublemaking and disruption, the brand is inspired by muses — divine, human, and fragrant — that exemplify unconventional beauty and dark, subversive glamour.” I... Continue Reading →

EP 84: A Bigger Picture

MUSKY LEATHER: This is Etat Libre d’Orange's Tom of Finland. From ELd'O: "The water slips over him as if sliding down a marble rock, sinking into the grooves of his muscles, vanishing into his pores. This is fresh, pure water, with top notes of aldehydes and lemon, a water that washes away the sins of... Continue Reading →

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