Pekji Trio

“Pekji is an independent Turkish perfume brand, founded by the Istanbul perfumer Ömer İpekçi. Before officially launching Pekji had a growing underground existence for years, as the perfumes made for a small circle of perfume enthusiasts quickly garnered a dedicated following through word of mouth.” HOUSE: PekjiFRAGRANCE: Battaniye, Ruh, ZeybekNOSE: Ömer İpekçiYEAR: 2015-2018SIZE/COST: 50ml /... Continue Reading →

Stay Chill

"The eau de cologne Colonia Pura is a vibrant interpretation of the classic Colonia fragrance, blending bright and fruity notes of bergamot, orange, and petit grain. A combination of coriander and jasmine scents gives it a harmonious essence while the signature duo of cedar wood notes and patchouli rounds it off with a woody base."... Continue Reading →

Let The Sun Shine In

“Perfumer Shawn Maher, a finalist for the 2020 Art + Olfaction Awards, made his name through Chatillon Lux. However, a desire create without restrictions on budget or materials led to Maher Olfactive. This is olfactory art for art's sake.  A juxtaposition, reframing classic materials in a way that presents them with a new sense of wonder in cruelty-free... Continue Reading →

Mixing Colors

“He speaks to us, reveals to us, completes us. The role of perfume is to transcend what comes to us from the animal, to know how to find one's way through the smell, to leave a trace of us. Unconsciously, when we perfume ourselves, we wish to leave a trail, such as the signature of... Continue Reading →

Wild is the Wind

“The scent imagines moments wAn ancient king named Yuvanaswa had great wealth, good fortune and many wives. But no children, which he wanted more than anything. So the holy sage Bhrigu agreed to help prepare a magic potion for the king, and Yuvanaswa, being a very devout man, arranged a great ritual to please the... Continue Reading →

Fruit of the Vine

FLORAL DOUBLE-TAKE: “The cistern is an architectural resource for storing water, generally potable and widely used in Andalusian Spain. Aljibe Extrait De Parfum represents the garden of an Andalusian cistern, where everything revolves around a dry floral body, and a green outlet on a base with a wet stone effect. Daring and particular, Aljibe stands... Continue Reading →

Blooming Freely

"A flowering awakening in the heart of a great metropolis, a garden of dreams lovingly tended by its citizens is preserved as a living oasis. Framed by cast iron fences, sun-burnished brick pathways and lyrical fountains, an ever-changing canvas of aromatic explosion offers refuge from urban restlessness. Vibrant top notes of lemon petitgrain and gilded... Continue Reading →

Finish to Start

WAIT FOR IT..: “Dryad is a sylvan fantasy of friendly trees linking their branches together to form a sunlit, green canopy over your head. When Papillon was founded in 2011 it was our aim to create perfumes that are evocative and unique, using only the finest materials within the industry. Papillon compositions are produced using... Continue Reading →

Oceanic Animalia

In The Wild - So Untraditional: “The green iodine smell of the Cadiz coastline evoking seaweed drying on the shores under the summer sun. A reconstitution of the blend of scents left on the skin when emerging from tempestuous seaweed-filled waters. Wilderness and sheer physical beauty. This perfume is truly unique, ageless and only for... Continue Reading →

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