Stretching Oud in Mysterious Directions: “The Seraglio Oud fragrance collection are Fresh Spicy and Fresh Floral Oud creations. Made with the highest quality ingredients and a base of 100% pure natural Oud oil. The bottles are handmade with unique 'Rosso Levanto' Marble and Brass plaque. An Orchid Oud fragrance (Seraglio), with rare florals and precious... Continue Reading →
Welcome to our first of five episodes of Guest Spotlight! This miniseries welcomes a group of exciting perfume reviewers + enthusiasts who are also on Instagram. This short series will run the length of the week of April 26-30, 2021 and each day we will feature two perspectives on two different fragrances from the same... Continue Reading →
“Essential and oriental, Vanilla Shot boasts a fresh and sensual richness that blossoms thanks to myrrh resin. The fragrance is energized by top notes of coriander, saffron and aldehydes and enhanced by the presence of rose and dried fruits.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseLeventOriginThe NetherlandsFragranceQueen of OttomanYear2020NoseLevent GunduzConcentrationAttar Parfum Absolue... Continue Reading →
“An ultra-luxe unisex Orris Oud fragrances. Oud is the base of all of Levent perfume creations. Oud is harvested from Agarwood of the Aquilaira tree, found primarily in Southeast Asia. Agarwood is one of the most expensive perfume ingredients in the world. In the Middle East and Asia, it has been used for centuries. Our... Continue Reading →
https://videopress.com/v/q4iyxRAe?preloadContent=metadata This is a sneak peek at the week ahead at Notetaking. We will have reviews of twelve international houses, all with something to say. And stay tuned for our new series 20 Questions (March 15) as well as our continuing series One Note Wonders where our featured note in March is Tobacco!
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 →
“These Oud Fragrances are 100% perfume oils in their most purest and highest concentration. This gives these fragrances an incomparable depth and longevity on skin. Levent combines the traditional aspects of the Attar Oriental perfumery with contemporary ideas. My passion is to innovate and create new types of fragrances that excite your senses. The luxurious... Continue Reading →
OH, OUD: “A fresh spicy masculine Vetiver Oud fragrance….After 7+ years of extensive research and collaboration with Attar artisans Levent® proudly introduces a collection of ultra-luxe Oud fragrances. These oud fragrances are 100% perfume oils in their most purest and highest concentration. This gives these fragrances an incomparable depth and longevity on skin.” Click Play,... Continue Reading →