Imaginary Authors – A Trio

“Imaginary Authors offers wildly unique fragrances born from the concept of scent as art and art as provocation. Like a good book, these scents are meant to inspire you. In these bottles are layered narratives that are sure to generate stirring conversation, fragrances that might be capable of changing the course of your own personal... 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%

Leave The Light On

CRISP RUBY RED: "A study around fruity apple notes, spicy pink pepper, caring peony and quite some ambrocenide. A left over from a customer dreamed about an improvement of Dior sauvage with Jonny Depp in the advert." HousePerfume.SucksOriginSwitzerlandFragranceRedYear2017NoseAndreas WilhelmConcentrationEDPAtmosphereSeductive Bed ChamberSeason/MoodSummery (Late Night)Size/Cost52ml / $79Source/LinkPerfume.SucksSoundtrackRed by Studio 1, 2008Rating79%

It’s All Quite Fuzzy

ASSORTED BLANKETS: “I was inspired by the comforts of home on a cold winter’s night snuggled beside a crackling fire wrapped in the soothing softness of the most precious handcrafted material of a silky wool blanket beneath me.   The feeling radiates a completely comforting mood when my skin feels the soft touch of wool, both... 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 →

A Quintet from Aftelier Perfumes

SLOW SCENT: These perfumes speak (volumes) for themselves. "Everything I make is free from synthetics, parabens, glycols, and petrochemicals. I hand-blend and bottle all my products in small batches in my Berkeley, California studio, and personally attend to every detail of the process in creating every product. I love adding a sense of luxury and... Continue Reading →

Ilk in Quartet

HOUSE: IlkORIGIN: UKFRAGRANCES: Devious, Fantasist, Libertine, VirtuousYEAR: 2020NOSE: Annabella Fasano-Leslie + Holly HutchinsonCONCENTRATION: Extrait de ParfumSIZE/COST: 50ml / $164SOURCE: https://www.ilkperfume.com/entershop Devious: While all these fragrances are layer-able and unisex, I’m going to explore them one at a time, starting here with Devious. This opens up like oozing liquid gold, and then the dancefloor ditty ‘I... Continue Reading →

Perfume As Mirage

"In Oriento Murraciole reconstructs the eternally appealing combination of rose and oud. The result is a feminine fragrance that is unabashedly sultry. At first, Oriento is deeply sweet, almost sparkling in this sugared dimensionality. Lemon is a spike of contrast, a concentrated element that creates an almost gourmand sensation of tangy irresistibility. Saffron's heat singes... Continue Reading →

Fresh Garden Party

“A refreshing and spicy scent that combines sweet mountain pepper, bergamot, crisp apple with moss and woods. Mountain Peppers are known for their sweet and fruity taste at first, followed by a lingering peppery after taste. The same can be said for its fragrance, which makes it ideal unexpected spice in masculine scents. Suitable for... Continue Reading →

Root to Fruit

“Shamal is dedicated to perseverance. The inspiration came from the character of the pearls fisherman. There is a moment in the desert that leaves observer totally owe: when the night becomes day and the sky take on shades from black to blue….The pearls fisherman is lying on his back and enjoying his view of the starry sky.... 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 →

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