We’re back with the fourth edition of Mood Scent 4, where A Bottled Rose, I Scent You A Day, L’Esperessence and Megan In Sainte Maxime offer their choices on scent moods and occasions or various themes every two months. Rainy Day, Wedding Guest and Mainstream perfumes have been covered […]
Who enjoys natural perfumes with a light touch? Well if you do, Olivia Larson is coming to the rescue with her line of delicate, natural plant based La Fleur By Livvy perfumes. Larson is based in Colorado and you can read more about her her creative process and influences in […]
The winner of the Etat Libre d’Orange discovery set is : islandjavaguy and this name was drawn out of a hat by one of my helpers (i.e. my youngest son). Please contact me via my email address (on the contact page) with your postal details. Thanks!
I have to say that I’m becoming more interested in natural perfumes and am learning to appreciate the differences between scents that aren’t amplified in the same way as those with synthetics. The trend towards eating natural foods and living more simply also means that perfumes […]
The Paris attacks as you can imagine have dominated the news coverage in France this week. I’ve felt a combination of sadness and anger, and an acknowledgement that this will not be an isolated incident. Of course the ongoing situation is complex. And yes terrorism […]
So Day Three at Pitti Fragranze rolled around far too quickly. There was a small earthquake in Florence that morning, although large enough to wake me around 3am. An early wake up call if you will. You can also read about my scent adventures on Day One […]
Day Two at Pitti Fragranze was open to the public as well as buyers, distributors and press. As expected it was buzzing. First up was Histoires de Parfums. This is a brand with some great perfumes up its sleeve. I have 1969 Parfum de Revolte in my […]
Happy Monday. Scent Of The Day is Shalimar Parfum Initial the cruelly discontinued gem from Guerlain in house perfumer Thierry Wasser. Billed as a Shalimar for the younger generation, it presumably failed to meet sales expectations and was purged from the lineup. Guerlain does have a track record of resurrecting […]
Happy Monday! After an action packed weekend I needed a touch of sweetness to get through today. Traversée du Bosphore from L’Artisan Parfumeur is a new purchase in the 15ml travel spray that is perfect for my requirements. It’s also a guilt free purchase. Traversée du […]
Terracotta Le Parfum is one of my favourite summer scents and made my Best of List for 2014. It was originally introduced as a limited edition but is now back on the Guerlain site and readily available in France. Terracotta Le Parfum is summer in […]
Happy Monday. My Scent Of The Day is Seville à l’aube from L’Artisan Parfumeur. It’s simply stunning. Watch out because this gorgeous blend of orange blossom, honey and incense will bewitch and entice. Find out my thoughts on this perfume by clicking here.