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 →

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 →

Sea Sex

Sex and The Sea: “This scent is designed to evoke a complex, intimate atmosphere. It’s a combination of coconut sun lotion, a fresh memory of pineapple, delicate yet troubling note of sunburnt, salty and sweaty skin, slightly suggesting the wild intimacy of an erotic encounter at the seaside.” Sex and The Sea Neroli: “…a heart... Continue Reading →

Go The Distance

PURPLE PLUME: "A study around real Ambergris Tincture, Swiss stone Pine, Maceal, Mimosa, Olibanum, Ginger and Hedione HC." Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HousePerfume.SucksOriginSwitzerlandFragrancePurpleYear2018NoseAndreas WilhelmConcentrationEDPGenderUSeason/MoodSpring through Early FallSize/Cost52ml/$79Source/LinkPerfume.SucksSoundtrackMysterious Crystal by Sun Ra, 1972Rating81%

Sighs of Citrus

“A syrupy scent; burnt fig and heartwarming ginger. Orange blossoms unfurl their petals towards the sky, the quiet hours of morn, full of reverie. Round, dewy stone fruits in the height of summer. Sweet tangerine dreams.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOne SeedOriginAustraliaFragranceDreamerYear2017NoseLiz CookConcentrationEDPGenderUSeasonSummer/SpringSize/Cost30ml/$77SourceOne SeedSoundtrackFruity Loops #2 by Jurgen Paape, 2010Rating82%

Shades of Cool

“The shade cast by the boughs of a cypress tree brings a moment of relief and refreshes the soul. The symbol of eternity and of feminine beauty lends itself to painting the purest of bonds between man and woman, be that woman a daughter, a companion or a friend. A surprising watercolour tones down the... Continue Reading →

Conundrum Concoction

“A walk through the damp woods at daybreak, full of promise, the light catching on violets in the brush. Stillness and appreciation on a misty morning. Soulfulness. The feeling of being overcome by emotion at nature’s beauty. A sweeping landscape of wonder and hope.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOne SeedOriginAustraliaFragranceHopeYear2006NoseLiz... Continue Reading →

Aye Aye Matey

KEEP IT NATURAL: “A recreation of the explosion of scents in the hold of a pirate vessel: from the caramelized sweetness of Rum and Spices, to the enriched timber. A gourmand; a tantalizing, hypnotic, oriental potion for irresistible attraction.” So much better to wear this than to swab the deck! Click Play, to hear my... Continue Reading →

Botanical Induction

SLIDE RIGHT: “Created with the most exquisite natural ingredients that change in depth and character when in contact with skin. So when you wear a One Seed perfume, you are experiencing a fragrance that is completely individual to you, and we think that’s pretty special.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOne SeedOriginAustraliaFragranceNothing... Continue Reading →

A Warm Glow

BLONDES HAVE MORE _____: "Ma Blonde Eau de Parfum is a burst of bright fruit and intoxicating floral notes, with a warmth and softness enveloped in just a touch of sweetness." Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseMa BlondeOriginCanadaFragranceMa BlondeYear2019NoseJean-Claude Delville (w/Candice Rosa)ConcentrationEDPGenderU/FSeasonSummer/SpringSize/Cost30ml/$75Source/LinkMa BlondeSoundtrackAwake by Ashtoreth & Stratosphere, 2020Rating84%

A Toast to the Coast

“Inspired by the emotion of Italian Aperitivo, Eau de Negroni is an all-new, dual-experience aroma. Spritz in the atmosphere to set the scene. Spritz on body to pair skin with every sip. Made with naturals of Italian Grapefruit, Tuscan Rosemary and Geranium with hints of Mimosa and Oak. Unisex. Body & Room Perfume.” Additional background notes. Click... Continue Reading →

Régime des Fleurs Pour Tous Set

BOUNTIFUL BOUQUET + THEN SOME: “Pour Tous by Régime des Fleurs: Perfumes for everyone. Drawn from the sublime drama of the botanical world....known for its unique take on luxury fragrance. High-concept perfume collections in vivid packaging draw inspiration from nature, history, and art.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseRégime des FleursOriginUSAFragranceWillows,... Continue Reading →

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