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 →

Indulgent Florals

“A unique personality and a captivating soul that expresses freedom and purity. White citrus flowers mixed with black currant. A refined amber blend highlighted by the hints of sweet peach and coconut notes leading to a soft and delicate sensation on the skin. PERFETTA is dedicated to a woman who proudly grows up in a technological... Continue Reading →

A Celestial Awakening

BREATHE DEEPLY: “Ancient Egyptians truly appreciated incense, in their ceremonies as well as their funerals, and religious ceremonies they used incense extensively. You will experience labdanum, smoke, spikenard, frankincense, myrrh sandalwood smoke and copaiba balsam.” Sacred + Profane. Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseElixir AttarOriginUSAFragranceSacred Incense: Al Bokhoor Al MuqaddasYear2018NoseAhmed (Elixir... Continue Reading →

Sublime Shimmer

“A spicy saffron and cardamom hint, enriched with the essence of the rose mixed with the intense and deep aroma of the most refined leather. Special essences blend in a mix of feelings that envelope the body in a warm and regenerating embrace. The Straordinaria woman is a voluptuous and feminine, self-confident female figure. A woman... Continue Reading →

Psychedelic Snapshot

"Spring in Paris has almost become summer today. The shades of evening begin to descend. You sit in a cafe in the city center and look at the Seine. The sun goes down and the colors of the day mix with the purple sky. The familiar outlines of objects are faded by pastel tones, your... Continue Reading →

The Seducer

COZY-UP! “A creation that can be worn and mostly understood, only by those who really have a spirit free from all conditioning, from every stylistic conformity. Its uniqueness is perceived from the outset, with an unusual explosion of camphor that stuns like a glass of absinthe drunk in a moment, a strong counterpoint to the... Continue Reading →

EP 82: Assorted Elixirs

BOXED + READY: Perfumer Manuel Cross is a true independent house of parfumerie, and brings some classic magic to his repertoire. The Sample Set includes ten small rollerball vials and gives you a perfect picture of what Rogue Perfumery offers. These are strictly quick first impressions to help get my appetite whet. These fragrances were... Continue Reading →

EP 23: A Rose Is A Rose (‘cuz)….

Have you ever smudged sage? Now imagine doing that with a bouquet of roses of various varieties. This is from the house of Bologna's Bogue Profumo, and this is the enigmatic O/E. The roses are fading, crumbing into dust, and airbourne. I assume (?!) this is a loveletter of sorts. But is this from an... Continue Reading →

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