The Lamalama Collection

“Our company’s name Lamalama takes its inspiration from many sources. The word “lamalama” literally means a kind of light or lamp, made traditionally by Hawaiians out of stacked, pierced kukui nuts. The lamalama gave off a warm, flickering glow as its flame burned the fragrant oil exuded by the kukui nuts. It is this light... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Time Travel Bliss

“Close the blinds and send the kids to bed- Salome, the latest sensation from Papillon Artisan Perfumes, is Sexy with a grown-up, capital "S"-- a swooningly vintage-feeling delight that proves that the golden era of full-bodied perfumery isn't nearly as bygone as the doubters might claim. Built around a strikingly animalic blend of rich, dirty... Continue Reading →

Ride The Vanilla Wave

“Celebrated by perfume lovers as the best iconic vanilla scent, ANI is a romantic and calm perfume created under the inspiration of a famous Anatolian folk song called “Sarı Gelin” (in Turkish) or “Sari Gyalin” in Armenian. As the similarity of the name of the song in both languages suggests that both nations share a... Continue Reading →

Valhom Collection

“By evoking classic values and feelings, the Valhom Collection is an intense olfactory experience honouring the Greek-Roman Ideal of ‘true Virilitas’. Awake your senses trough Nature and bring 'the magic' in your life. Discover how each parfum unfolds uniquely on your own skin as it is a distinguished creation in high perfume oil concentration. Relax... Continue Reading →

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 Feast For Your Nose

ROSE ROYALTY: “This charismatic floral wood perfume was born between the friendship of perfumer Ricardo Ramos and perfume expert Ivana Rudicová, who loves roses. In this opulent composition, the sensuality of the queen of flowers is underlined by a warm mix of spices, leather and wood.” Click Play. HouseRicardo Ramos Perfumes de AutorOriginSpainFragranceMaverick's RoseYear2019NoseRicardo Ramos... Continue Reading →

Green Fruity Floral Orientation

"Beyond the Extreme Orient rises the Supreme Orient, on a hidden map, tattooed in our imagination, in hanging gardens. At the moment that night catches up to day, careless roses dance together with delicate white flowers. Candied in syrup of dark vanilla beans, juicy white peaches and softly fleshed coconuts, their song mingles with the... Continue Reading →

A Rosy Time Capsule

RUDDY ROSE: “Cinabre is a real revolution in the fragrances made of roses. It creates the fragrance of a magic rose with a breakthrough formula. It blends the essences of the Moroccan Splendens roses, absolute of May rose and pure vanilla to magically recreate the scent of the Ayrshire rose Splendens, an ancient rose well... Continue Reading →

Rrrrrrrose!

REAL RUBY RED ROSE: “With Rrose Sélavy, Maria Candida interprets the “double” of Marcel Duchamp, and his jeux des mots Rrose Sélavy which sounds in French like “eros, c’est la vie”, or “arroser la vie”, to make a toast to life. Maria Candida pays tribute to Duchamp, making a toast to life with her velvet,... Continue Reading →

Floral Fossils

ROSE TEA + TREE: “A warm and smouldering return to the liquid gold essence of oud and the precious tree of its origin Just as the aroma of wood smoke spikes winter’s air, AQUILARIA injects warmth into that which is cold. The fragrance is a dedication to the East Asian tree of the same name... Continue Reading →

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