A Special Trio from House of Matriarch

OLFACTORY HEAVEN - 3 WAYS: “House of Matriarch is the premier natural and artisan fragrance maker in the USA. Our language speaks to the past but carries into the future, to the pinnacle of the highest art of perfume-making. Hearkening back to the mysteries of thousands of years of science, discovery and artful application, and... Continue Reading →

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 →

Maison Matine – An Inspired Trio

“Our graphic, responsible and generous fragrances are created by a new generation of committed French perfumers…Free & cheeky, we address a generation in search of independence and creativity. Looking for meaning, all our products are limited edition & embody a world in motion…Creators, rebels, nomads, lazy, curious, slashers,feel the world around you & express your... Continue Reading →

The Lamalama Collection

“Our company’s name Lamalama takes its inspiration from many sources. The word “lamalama” literally means a kind of light or lamp, made traditionally by Hawaiians out of stacked, pierced kukui nuts. The lamalama gave off a warm, flickering glow as its flame burned the fragrant oil exuded by the kukui nuts. It is this light... Continue Reading →

Four Square THOO

“THOO was born from the collaboration between an Italian master perfumer and manufacturer of Oud in Jakarta. This is a story of friendship between two virtuosos who gave birth to valuable perfume creations…Created for lovers of perfume, the fragrances blend together the tradition and the know-how of distillation of essential oils to choose the ingredients.... Continue Reading →

Stay Chill

"The eau de cologne Colonia Pura is a vibrant interpretation of the classic Colonia fragrance, blending bright and fruity notes of bergamot, orange, and petit grain. A combination of coriander and jasmine scents gives it a harmonious essence while the signature duo of cedar wood notes and patchouli rounds it off with a woody base."... Continue Reading →

Green Fruity Floral Orientation

"Beyond the Extreme Orient rises the Supreme Orient, on a hidden map, tattooed in our imagination, in hanging gardens. At the moment that night catches up to day, careless roses dance together with delicate white flowers. Candied in syrup of dark vanilla beans, juicy white peaches and softly fleshed coconuts, their song mingles with the... 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 →

Catch The Drift

“The surf crashes against the sandstone rocks. Your skin glows in the warm sun underneath a blazing Australian sky. As you climb out of the water, a gentle breeze blows through the nearby jasmine and frangipani trees, mixing with the subtle scent of sea, salt and rock…” HouseArquiste ParfumeurOriginUSAFragranceSydney Rock PoolYear2018NoseRodrigo Flores RouxConcentrationEDPGenderU/FColor/ToneCrystal BluesSeasonSummertime²AtmosphereAt The... Continue Reading →

An Eternal Flame

AFFIRMATIVE! “I embrace Life as eternally deepening and expanding. Love, compassion, and joy deepen within oneself and for others. The eternal essence of Life grows with confidence and faith in Divine Creation….” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseArtisan ParfumsOriginUSAFragranceEternalYear2010, reformulated in 2018NoseIxchel LeighConcentrationParfum - Natural PerfumeSeason/MoodMoody and AffirmingAtmosphereMeditating Upon Soft BreezesColor/ToneAmber... Continue Reading →

One House of Different Strokes

IS THREE BETTER THAN ONE?: Tobacco Oud : “A woody spicy fragrance for men & women. Rich smoky warm masculine & charismatic. Contains notes of agarwood (oud) tobacco sandalwood patchouli spicy accords & whiskey. Recommended for evening or colder seasons wear.” Ombré Leather: “True luxury doesn’t shout. If you’ve been on the hunt for the... Continue Reading →

Sunbeam to Sofabed

“As a perfume connoisseur, Neela had a keen awareness of the difference good natural raw materials can make. She began her work with Bertrand Duchaufour by giving him free rein to use a costly palette of attars and resins that would do justice to the sensual splendors of the east-west connections.” Click Play, to hear... Continue Reading →

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