Scented Snapshots from Ulrich Lang

“Inspired by fine photography, you’ll find intoxicating niche scents that will enhance or reflect your own unique character. Ulrich Lang New York’s luxurious fragrances take you on a journey of discovery — where eccentric creativity meets refinement and style, and opulence can be worn casually.…” HOUSE: Ulrich LangORIGIN: USAFRAGRANCE: Aperture, LetheSIZE/COST: 100ml / $135 (Aperture... Continue Reading →

Mixing Colors

“He speaks to us, reveals to us, completes us. The role of perfume is to transcend what comes to us from the animal, to know how to find one's way through the smell, to leave a trace of us. Unconsciously, when we perfume ourselves, we wish to leave a trail, such as the signature of... Continue Reading →

A Wisp O’ Citrus

DANGLING LEAVES: In a tribute to his Russian ancestry and to celebrate the year of Russia in France, the Different Company's co-founder (with Jean-Claude Ellena) and renowned designer Thierry de Baschmakoff joined forces with the perfumer Céline Ellena to compose the fragrance which bears his name. De Bachmakov is not a literal evocation of Russia,... Continue Reading →

The Sheen of Night

A COLLABORATIVE POSTSCRIPT: “The P.S. perfume is a beautiful August evening recreated in detail. Musk and quality leather, dry vetiver and foggy resinous patchouli paint a convincing picture of tired summer with warm asphalt after rain. The theme of hard day's night is continued with crispy opopanax, as well as chords of precious resins of... Continue Reading →

Take A Bite

“A beautiful, fascinating, sophisticated, regal woman… and truly lethal, like the fragrance named after her. When we conjure up an image of Lucrezia, her figure becomes hazy. She is such a universal and powerful character that she fills every nook of her reverberating strength, just as this fragrance evolves in its compelling bouquet. Precious flowers with a hypnotic scent,... Continue Reading →

Scent of a Woman

“The Orange Blossom is a symbol of fertility, of abundance—because Orange trees produce flowers and fruit at the same time—of innocence and marriage by excellence. It is also the emblem of love. It is an orange blossom note wrapped in a sophisticated perfume blend of Turkish rose absolute warmed by an animalistic note of Egyptian... 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 →

Ruby Red

Bright + Creamy: “For a bright blend, kissed by sunshine. Hand crafted by master natural perfumers, our unique collection of healthy fragrances infuse organic sugar cane alcohol with pure essential oils. Sugar Cane Alcohol softens skin and helps to prevent irritation while also possessing valuable antiseptic qualities. Extracted from Organic Sugar Cane it is completely... Continue Reading →

Bittersweet n’ Buttery

A LONESTAR STATE OF MIND: "It's the scent of a solitary rider, wearing old jeans and leather jacket, after a long day on the horse in the dry woods, preparing his coffee on the open, smoky fire. I want it to be fresh and light, yet lasting and powerful…. When I created this fragrance, I... Continue Reading →

Field of Herbal Dreams

“The name APSU, used in mythology for “fresh water,” hints to the watery notes found in its composition. The fragrance was developed with the concept of uniting minimalism with freshness. APSU is more of a scent than a heavy, complex fragrance — a nod to a simpler lifestyle not easily found in today’s complex world.”... 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 →

EP 74: Off The Grid

MANCAVE REINVENTED: This is not about glamping, though it's not roughing it either. There's something overtly masculine in this "testosteronic" gem. One of the headturners for me this year Montecristo from the Italian house of Masque Milano has a rugged, resinous appeal with so much else going on. This will grab ya by the...... OriginItalyRating93%SourceLuckyscent.comSoundtrackEmotone... Continue Reading →

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