A Special Trio from House of Matriarch

OLFACTORY HEAVEN - 3 WAYS: “House of Matriarch is the premier natural and artisan fragrance maker in the USA. Our language speaks to the past but carries into the future, to the pinnacle of the highest art of perfume-making. Hearkening back to the mysteries of thousands of years of science, discovery and artful application, and... Continue Reading →

Sucreabeille to the 3rd Power

Assbutt: "Feeling a little toasted, marshmallow? When you're on a road trip, always remember to be polite. Angels have a way of reminding us of our manners, so keep in mind: Possessed or not, you're not Molotov proof!” Venom: “it’s more than just a mediocre Tom Hardy superhero movie; it’s also a deadly toxin that... Continue Reading →

In Full Bloom with Smallflower feat. Anat Fritz

This is the finale in our short series with our friends from smallflower.com/Merz Apothecary. This time around our exploration into the German slash USA-based designer house Anat Fritz and it's a pleasure to experience their two focal fragrances for the very first time. Both of these are re-formulations of their originals. Anat Fritz is a... 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 →

In Spite of It All

“Spite Eau de Parfum takes place in an imagined garden, a hyperreal timespace where a group of spiteful spirits have gathered for the day. They meet below a lattice dripping with molle jasmine vines, interlaced and connected like synapses, as connected as these congregants are to each other. They haven't met to seethe together, but instead to plot out a plan of action... Continue Reading →

Wit & West Duo

"Perfume can't truly be experienced if treated as disposable, uninspired fast-fashion. We believe perfume is an experiential art, both for the perfume wearer and the perfumer. Our approach is based on a commitment to creating authentic, handcrafted perfumes developed with 100% natural whole botanicals and naturally derived ingredients that are unique and never boring. At Wit &... Continue Reading →

The Echoes of Summertime

FLEURS, NON-STOP: “Bracing and enigmatic, ÉGLANTIER is an olfactory impression of a special place in Denmark. Here, two seas perpetually meet in a collision of waves – at times gently, at others with sweeping force – and this Nordic scent is an evocation of their overlapping at sunset, when the tide is out and the... Continue Reading →

Pillowy + Billowy

"This one has sex appeal to spare, proudly flaunting its tremendous sensuality…Heads turn towards the arousing scent  of wet, tanned bodies, heating in the sun. The full-on charisma of a Bond Girl, or Bond himself.  We see ourselves, in long daringly low-cut evening dress or tuxedo,  leaning over the gambling table, charmed, captivated. A summer that... Continue Reading →

Silver Striations

"People Are People by Christian Siriano accomplishes broad and deep inclusivity with overall fragrance structure, as well as with specific ingredients. With shimmering facets of fruity, woody, and floral notes, this creamy oriental fragrance offers something for everyone. The overall effect is warm, friendly, embracing, casual elegance a polished twinkle of drama you can wear every day." Click... Continue Reading →

Scent of a Woman

“The Orange Blossom is a symbol of fertility, of abundance—because Orange trees produce flowers and fruit at the same time—of innocence and marriage by excellence. It is also the emblem of love. It is an orange blossom note wrapped in a sophisticated perfume blend of Turkish rose absolute warmed by an animalistic note of Egyptian... Continue Reading →

Romancing A Rose Ritual

IRIS & OUD: “Suleyman the magnificent reigned as Sultan for 46 years during the "Golden Age" of the Ottoman empire when the kingdom was at the height of grandeur, enlightenment and prosperity….A lawmaker, yet defying tradition. An imposing military commander, yet a romantic poet. These conflicting attributes are embodied in this fragrance using the animalic... Continue Reading →

Similar Spirits, Not The Same

About Noir Tropical: “Seductive but not suffocating, its trace lingers on the skin for a long time, revealing the characteristics of its nature: herbal, aromatic and gently gourmand. A vanilla scent that is naturally elegant, vital and passionate. The rum and the almond give it an original personality with no compromises. Vanilla is the femme... Continue Reading →

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