This dark, jammy yet thorny rose from Serge Lutens and Chrstopher Sheldrake is perfect for the snow.
Bas de Soie is one of the perfumes from Serge Lutens that flies under the radar. It’s a bit of an anomaly and perhaps lacks the strong personality of others within his oeuvre. It’s not a Moroccan inspired oriental, nor a floral powerhouse of the […]
I have a new post on Cafleurebon and this week it features one of the unsung perfume heroes from the Serge Lutens range. It’s a bittersweet perfume called Douce Amère by perfumer Christopher Sheldrake that features absinthe. If you click here to read the review, there is also […]
Orange Is The New Black : Orange Perfume Reviews : Orange Sanguine, Fleurs D’Oranger, Seville à L’Aube
I know it’s seasonally appropriate in the cooler months to bring out the amber, wood, incense and leather perfumes. Maybe a healthy spritz of a decadent boozy vanilla. Yes I do it too. But sometimes I want to swim against the tide, to be swept away by summer […]
I noticed that this seasonally appropriate perfume piece from a year ago (one of my first posts) was getting a few views again so I decided to repost it et voilà here it is for more recent readers … I love lists so here’s my first […]
I like tuberose perfumes. I’ve found I’ve warmed to most that I’ve tried apart from Nuit de Tubereuse from L’Artisan Parfumeur. It is ruined for me by the presence of a persistent spiky, sharp woody aromochemical that I can’t abide. There is also something similar in […]