Imaginary Authors – A Trio

“Imaginary Authors offers wildly unique fragrances born from the concept of scent as art and art as provocation. Like a good book, these scents are meant to inspire you. In these bottles are layered narratives that are sure to generate stirring conversation, fragrances that might be capable of changing the course of your own personal... Continue Reading →

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 →

Subliminal Vetiver

IN B/W + GREEN: "Masque Milano has gained a well-earned reputation as a launching pad for young talent- a brand that takes chances on up-and-coming noses and gives them the freedom to discover their creative voices. So when they met IFF trainee Fanny Bal, apprenticing under the legendary Dominique Ropion, and heard of her facility... Continue Reading →

The Green Wave

GREEN GOURMAND: "We do not create perfume - perfume.sucks! We create alcoholic solutions - Sprayable. We choose raw materials. Sometimes they choose us. We put them together. We let them bound. There is no story. They are the story. Transparent. Written on the bottle. A study around Marihuana, Hazelnut, Coffee, Mango, Rhubarb and Amber." Click... Continue Reading →

Rattled By Rose

“A 2018 edition that took over a year to complete. Manos previous Rose edition was regarded as one of the top 5 rose fragrances in the world. So this was a double challenge, as Manos wanted this fragrance to bring Joy and Euphoria. He chose the Damask Rose and combined it with labdanum to create... Continue Reading →

Melding Mood

THE INK FLOWETH: "From novels to newspapers, poetry to periodicals, online content to cultural commentaries on social media, the written word has the greatest capacity to effect change. This fragrance, inspired by the scribes who enrich our lives, is designed to aid concentration and summon the muse." Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this... Continue Reading →

EP 86: Rising From The Ashes

COMPLETE THIS PICTURE: From the house of Jovoy Paris comes the second from the perfume maker for us to review, here it's L'Art de la Guerre, translated to 'The Art of War' - a phrase taken from an ancient Chinese military treatise dating back to the 5th century BC. Their official statement on the fragrance... Continue Reading →

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