Returning are our friends from smallflower.com/Merz Apothecary (Dana and Grace Ann) to help us with this second in a three-month long miniseries focused on one house monthly. This time around our exploration into the Paris-based house Diptyque for the very … Continue reading In Full Bloom with Smallflower feat. Diptyque
“We believe that each one of our differences can make a difference. We believe that perfume transcends our emotions, which is why we need to carefully choose the right paths. We use Raw materials to create formulas with very few … Continue reading Mad et Len Quad
“Lazarus Douvos is an internationally renowned hair stylist who has been perfecting the technique of hair design and styling for over three decades. The incomparable and critical combination of innate talent, dedication, and relentless hard work has enabled Lazarus to perfect his vocation to the … Continue reading Rattling Rousing Rose
When asked, the man behind G Parfums, Oleg Grabchuk, shared: “I was inspired by the absence of good domestic perfumers in our country, and I wanted to change it. Now I can say that there is high-quality domestic perfumery in … Continue reading A G Parfums Range
PROST! This month’s One Note Wonders is a focus on the Boozy side of perfume. Alcoholic spirits are rising and we tried our best to capture something from most categories that found their way to our studio. Some of these … Continue reading Alcoholic Spirits Atomized
Welcome to our first of five episodes of Guest Spotlight! This miniseries welcomes a group of exciting perfume reviewers + enthusiasts who are also on Instagram. This short series will run the length of the week of April 26-30, 2021 … Continue reading Guest Spotlight: Levent
We are so proud to bring back our friends from smallflower.com/Merz Apothecary to help us with this three-month long miniseries focused on one house monthly (through June). So, a gracious welcome back to Dana and Grace Ann as we explore … Continue reading In Full Bloom with Smallflower featuring JHAG
“Human Heads deliver a whopping sensory twofer; a vial of fragrant oil for your proboscis and six doses of throbbing-synth-extrusions and poetry-speak-sung for your inky flappers. On listening, it’s the overall heaviness what mugs me first – narrative and synthetic. … Continue reading Incubated Distractions
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 … Continue reading Ginger: Totally Rhizomatic!
This is a sneak peek at the week ahead at Notetaking. We will have reviews of twelve international houses, all with something to say. And stay tuned for our new series 20 Questions (March 15) as well as our continuing … Continue reading Sneak Peek / Next Week
Due to popular demand. We are now on Instagram (instagram.com/notetaking.blog). This will be our primary social media, for all those who would like to become more active with us via mobile, etc. Please do say hello, follow, what have you. … Continue reading Now On Instagram
Eight & Bob (since 1937) “is a luxury fragrance house whose exclusive scents have been passed down for generations dating back to the 20th century.” As they say. In this episode I opened up the Discovery Set, spraying from six … Continue reading EP 7: Rounding Up 5, 6, 7….