Ginger: Totally Rhizomatic!

GOT ROOTS? An Odyssey of Spice: Ginger. What a strange looking thing, am I right? Is it a fruit, is it just for Thai cuisine? I think not. Did you catch our previous ginger teaser that featured three additional fragrances kissed by this wondrous note? By far, it's one of our favorite accords on the... 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 →

Best of 2020

2020. What can be said about this year? Lots, yes. Despite all the goings-on (good + bad) I managed to put my nose through the paces, and sprayed a heck of a lot of fragrances in the studio. There were a lot of good olfactory sensations in the air that did not make this list,... 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 →

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 →

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