Seeing Double Twice: Maison D’Etto

“Maison d’Etto is a luxury brand of artisanal fragrances, created to inspire moments of connection, refection, well being — nurturing the human spirit one moment at a time (01). Gender-neutral creations developed with the intention of being noticed and designed for an undeniable connection, offer a new modern take on luxury fragrance.What does Etto mean? Etto... Continue Reading →

Four Square THOO

“THOO was born from the collaboration between an Italian master perfumer and manufacturer of Oud in Jakarta. This is a story of friendship between two virtuosos who gave birth to valuable perfume creations…Created for lovers of perfume, the fragrances blend together the tradition and the know-how of distillation of essential oils to choose the ingredients.... Continue Reading →

The Book of Hours Suite

A CONTEMPLATIVE TRILOGY: “The Book of Hours suite is composed by three perfumes that take references from the medieval Paleography studies carried out by Ricardo Ramos with Stanford University / USA. This is an olfactory journey through medieval monastic activities, with an aim of capturing their intriguing mysticism, from the intimate erudite atmosphere of the... Continue Reading →

Subliminal Creamy Fruit

"A puff of bright powder on amber and vanilla taffetas. She awakes with a natural blush. A line of rouge on the lips, an iridescent dash of raspberry over the cheeks, a flush of fresh flowers round the neckline and adorned she is. She awakes with a natural blush. A line of rouge on the... Continue Reading →

Cognoscenti x Trois

"As a painter, architect and designer, Dannielle Sergent is an artistic creator by trade. Her passion for fragrance, and the desire to blend old-world craftsmanship with a modern day sensibility, provided the inspiration for her creative foray into the world of scent.Sergent’s decision to create a unisex fragrance line stems from the historical origins of... Continue Reading →

Biography x 3

“A new line of ineffable fragrances from groundbreaking conceptual artist Anicka Yi, Biography uses scent to challenge traditional notions of femininity and subjectivity…Through olfaction, the series invokes characters buried in history for refusing these limitations and posits a future where all femmes are connected in a fluid network. Disrupting the “natural” by means of mutation... Continue Reading →

Seductive Amplitude

"Cuir d’Orient (oriental leather) - an oriental ambery scent. Cuir d’orient has not been tested on animals and is Aluminum-free, Formaldehyde-free, Gluten-free, Mineral oil-free, Paraben-free, SLS-free, Silicone-free, Soap-free and Sulphate-free. Based on the original recipe of a love potion from the 19th century in France, the perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer dressed it with." Click Play, to... Continue Reading →

Balletic Panorama

SUNLIGHT + DOUBLE VISION: “Panoramic Nostalgia. Disappearing Horizon. Velveteen Drift. Narcotic flowers & musky fruits reveal supple leather with smooth woods, altogether like clouds floating into an impressionistic haze.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseHendley PerfumesOriginUSAFragranceBlondYear2018NoseHans HendleyConcentrationEDPAtmosphereHovering In The Floral EtherSeasonSpring/SummerSize/Cost15-100ml / $55-300SourceHendley PerfumesSoundtrackNarcotic Dream by Insect Factory, 2018Rating81%

Vanillelixir

VANILLA RIPPLES: “A richly dark, complex shared Vanilla with woody undertones and a smokey bourbon back”….”An exotic, intoxicatingly sensual Vanilla sun scent party for the skin.” I'll drink to that! Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOK Fine FragrancesOriginUSAFragrancesVBO + VROYear2019-20NoseSteven DeMercadoConcentrationEDP (15% perfume)GenderUSeasonA Warm-UpSize/Cost1oz/$95Source/LinkOK Fine Fragrances + PerfumologySoundtrackVanilla Crush by Thomas... Continue Reading →

Bold Bouquet

“Pivoine is a 2017 edition to the Parfums de Jour collection. It is a rich bouquet of flowers with peonies in a leading role that invites us for a romantic walk in a blossomed garden. Manos describes this fragrance as The Lovers.” Special thanks to Perfumology. Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseManos GerakinisOriginGreeceFragrancePivoineYear2017NoseManos... Continue Reading →

Inside Out You’re Turning Me

"Polarizing and provocative, Rook's take on leather is perhaps not as smooth as the name Suede might suggest, but for those who love animalic, realistically raw leather, there's nothing else like it. Smoky, rugged, untanned leather is the star, still recognizably charred and fleshy, harkening back to times where leather was still made by hand."... Continue Reading →

Sampling Serenity with Lili Bermuda

“Lili Bermuda is an artistic reflection of Bermuda where each fragrance represents the Island's natural beauty: from the pure scent of the wind and fresh salt spray of the ocean, to its luscious botanicals such as Bermuda cedarwood, spring freesias and juicy loquats.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseLili BermudaOriginBermudaFragranceSomers, South... Continue Reading →

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