Notetaking’s Best of 2021 [So Far…]

EXCEPTIONAL OLFACTION: Wait one hot minute...it's only July! Yes, I fully realize that there are likely stunning fragrances to come (or that I've missed altogether), with amazing scents just right around the corner. Before I step away from the microphone I wanted to give credence to those which have already impressed halfway through the year.... Continue Reading →

Monsillage: Double Vision

SECOND IMPRESSIONS: “Similar to a movie scenario that sets the tone by recreating a particular atmosphere and giving insight into the characters’ personas, the real-life stories behind each of the Monsillage perfumes are a way to create a bond with the perfumes and enhance the perfume experience. The perfumer finds inspiration in past travels, one-of-a-kind... Continue Reading →

Clean, Green + Libertine

“A surprising composition where vibrant, green and crisp notes (coriandre leaf, galbanum, cut grass) combine to create a fresh celery blast that slowly morphs into an elegant green chypre that waltzes with delicate flower buds and vibrant vetiver roots.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseMonsillageOriginCanadaFragrancesEau de CéleriYear2014NoseIsabelle MichaudConcentrationEDTGenderUSeasonSpring/SummerSize/Cost50ml / $95Source/LinkMonsillageSoundtrackInternal Crisis... Continue Reading →

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 →

The Monsillage EDT Collection

“Similar to a movie scenario that sets the tone by recreating a particular atmosphere and giving insight into the characters’ personas, the real-life stories behind each of the Monsillage perfumes are a way to create a bond with the perfumes and enhance the perfume experience. The perfumer finds inspiration in past travels, one-of-a-kind experiences, personal... Continue Reading →

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