Beaufort by 4

“BeauFort London is a line of fragrances inspired by elements of British history, both real and imagined. With scents that are heavily influenced by stories of the sea, trade, and war. Guided by a preoccupation with the darker elements of British history, BeauFort London works with accomplished perfumers to create fragrances that are bold and... Continue Reading →

Nadia Z Duo

KEEP IT NATURAL: “Nadia Zuodar is a world citizen born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1976, a physicist, a social entrepreneur, an international development expert with a humanist and artistic soul. She is the mind and heart behind NadiaZ and the brand Perfume Creator and Formulator, sharing her love for Nature and Plants transmitted by her... Continue Reading →

Ilk in Quartet

HOUSE: IlkORIGIN: UKFRAGRANCES: Devious, Fantasist, Libertine, VirtuousYEAR: 2020NOSE: Annabella Fasano-Leslie + Holly HutchinsonCONCENTRATION: Extrait de ParfumSIZE/COST: 50ml / $164SOURCE: https://www.ilkperfume.com/entershop Devious: While all these fragrances are layer-able and unisex, I’m going to explore them one at a time, starting here with Devious. This opens up like oozing liquid gold, and then the dancefloor ditty ‘I... Continue Reading →

Back In The Garden

EASY BREEZY: “Hot summer days in a delicate, well tended garden with the air subtly hinting citrus and floral notes. My grandmother grew a beautiful garden at the home where my mom grew up, and where I was fortunate enough to spend my summers. She would water every morning and nurture an endless variety of... Continue Reading →

Marshy, Marshy, Marshy

“Topkapi Palace was built by the Ottoman sultans (after 1453) in a Byzantine olive grove on the Seraglio hill overlooking the Sea of Marmara and the Bosphorous. Many of the buildings survive and there are some records of the gardens in which they were set. The form of the gardens appears to have drawn more... Continue Reading →

Sampling A Trio by Electimuss

“Inspired by legends of love, power and glamour of Rome, Electimuss is a London based artisan brand creating daring and decadent perfumes. Bewitched by scent, the Romans collected exotic ingredients from across their empire and the Silk Road, refining the art of perfumery.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseElectimussOriginUKFragranceImperium, Puritas, VixereYear2020NoseunknownConcentrationEDPGendervariesSeasonvariesSize/Cost100ml/$225-$390Source/LinkElectimussSoundtrackPopoloco... 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 →

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