Beyond The Elemental

“Burst of colors begin to dance and swirl. A kaleidoscope effect rich in pattern. Until a veil of smoke and spice subtly creeps in attempting to darken the dancing colors. The colors carve out space amid the darkness allowing vibrant beams of light to splinter all around…” HouseMotif OlfactifOriginUSAFragranceVoile D’encensYear2019NoseOswald PareConcentrationExtrait de Parfum (28%)SeasonLate Summer... Continue Reading →

Coffee, Tea or…

MAKE MINE BOTTOMLESS.... Wake me up or put me to bed. This month's One Note Wonders is a focus on fragrances that delve into the psyche of our morning rituals somewhat. Here I've collected two handfuls of perfumes that touch on Coffee & Tea. Caffeinated or not, dark and light, herbal and roasted - there... Continue Reading →

Motif Olfactif Four Ways

“This brand is a natural progression in my fragrance journey.  A journey that started with smelling fragrances at the mall, to exploring niche and indie houses…fragrances made around the world! I found the fragrance community on YouTube and began reviewing fragrances that I found compelling.  My taste tends to lean towards creative and enjoyable scents... Continue Reading →

Horn of Plenty

“Warmth radiates from within and comfort sets in.  Sweetness surrounds you as you rest below a grove of sandalwood and fruit trees on a warm afternoon. A feeling similar to time spent with loved ones. Smiles, laughter, and reassuring voices provide a shield around you…” HouseMotif OlfactifOriginUSAFragranceNectar BoiséYear2019NoseOswald PareConcentrationEDP (24%)SeasonRipe + ReadySize/Cost50ml / $130SourceMotif OlfactifSoundtrackInvisibility... Continue Reading →

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