DS & Durga By The Half Dozen

“The power of scent is equal to that of sight and sound. A great scent is a world you can return to over and over–a keyhole into another realm. You can travel via the mind-nose connection to larger collective spaces…Our scents are fragments of half-remembered myths and imaginary landscapes that invite exploration. They are an... Continue Reading →

A Unika Quartet

“With her UNIKA collection, her perfumes are in her image: sparkling and generous.” “Unique, each creation has no limits: I take pleasure in formulating with the raw materials I want. The 5 fragrances are « revealing emotions, sensuality enhancers, a second skin.” HouseUnika ParfumsOriginFranceFragrance3 Poivres, Vanille Réglisse, Oud Osmanthus, Cédrat Myrte ImmortelleYear2021NoseVéronique StambouliConcentrationEDPMood/SeasonGet Out Your Old... Continue Reading →

A Layered Trio

“(Audacity) Those of you that wear this be warned. You will become the center of attention, the alpha-male of the room. So wear it with pride.…(Ecstasy) The feeling of joy, sexual tension and happiness transcends into your very own body while wearing this statement-making "here I am" fragrance that will make you the center of... Continue Reading →

Four from Sarah Baker

“Inspired by the cultural melting pot and fragrance hub of the Ancient World with its bustling markets and port. Combines oud with the freshness of a cologne tradition. ClasEach of our fragrances tells a story. Each juice whisks you off to fantastic worlds of glamour, adventure, romance or pure hedonism. Their scented tales are inspired... Continue Reading →

Let’s Get Orbital

"Under a silvery Moon, amongst night fragrant blooms of sweet honeysuckle & Jasmine, you lay on a bed of cool dewy soft grass beneath a bitter orange tree , with its’ intoxicating orange blossoms, twigs & leaves. Deeply inhaling the herbal blend of clary sage, marjoram, lavender & magical mugwort, you drift asleep into a... Continue Reading →

Ceremony of Subtleties

"Withering under a full moon passion as your darkest side emerges. Limbs sinuous and contorted by dark obsessions within the smokey and decadent opium den of old Chinatown.  Banishing the days negativity with Rituals of comfort." HouseFløreOriginCanadaFragranceRitualYear2016NoseStacey MooreConcentrationNatural Perfume OilSeasonLate Winter/Spring ThawSize/Cost10ml / $48Source/LinkFlore Botanical AlchemySoundtrackWith A Full Moon by Quest, 2019Rating78%

Peachy

A CARNIVAL OF SWEETNESS: "A cotton candy Orris fragrance, unisex, a left over from a study around an old classics. Maybe the biggest amount of Orris ever seen in a fragrance in the past 50 years." Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HousePerfume.SucksOriginSwitzerlandFragranceLiving CoralYear2019NoseAndreas WilhelmConcentrationEDPGenderU/FSeason/MoodSummer, and alternatively SpringSize/Cost52ml/$79Source/LinkPerfume.SucksSoundtrackCanto coral a Túpac Amaru... Continue Reading →

A Pop Of Color

Vancouver, Canada: "A spicy oriental with warm notes of cardamom, honeyed peach, opoponax, rose water & amber. These Eau de Parfums' are a blend of locally wildcrafted & carefully sourced from the globe, essential oils, absolutes & extracts in a base of a special perfumers' alcohol. Blending beautifully with your own body chemistry to create a scent... Continue Reading →

Triple Threat Set

HEADS WILL (ROCK &) ROLL: “Perfume is such a legitimately personal pursuit, I highly recommend trying out a sample set including all three of my perfumes before committing to a full-bottle purchase. Buen Camino is a perfume about pilgrimage, enameled in vivid yellow to signify the signposts which lead pilgrims along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela.... 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 →

Fragrance du Bois Perfumers Discovery Collection

ILLUSTRIOUS TEN-SPOT: "Luxury Perfume is redefined “Born in Nature, Crafted in France” a unique sustainable brand story of vision, passion and creative integrity. True vision takes time and over the years our collections have grown and evolved exclusively collaborating with the worlds leading perfumers, crafting the rarest, finest, most exclusive and sustainably sourced pure perfume... Continue Reading →

The Sarah Baker Range

BETTER SEAS + GARDENS (& unexpected journeys): From US-born, UK Based Sarah Baker, a visual artist and brand ambassador comes a flight of fancy. My first impressions of Sarah Baker Perfumes' Discovery Set include eight fragrances in all. These are all Extrait de Parfum. Broken down there are four noses here including: Sarah McCartney, Andreas... Continue Reading →

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