Hello perfume people and welcome to my condensed run down on Esxence. I’ve already shared my thoughts on what it’s like to work at Esxence here and I’ll admit that I managed to get to only a handful of brands as I was working there and was limited […]
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!
A few months ago I mentioned the Marais area in Paris, the current hot spot for perfume shopping. A wonderful range of fragrance boutiques in this historic area of Paris are waiting to be discovered and if you visit you’ll be spoilt for choice. I recently […]
In September I spent a magical four days in Paris with a friend and had ample time for perfume discovery in addition to general wandering while enjoying the Parisian sights and smells. We stayed in the medieval Marais area, replete with history and perfect for getting lost in […]
If you’ve read my Day One Report you will know that I sniffed my way through a number of perfumes but with only one and a half days at Pitti my Day Two report is a little shorter. Knowing that I didn’t have a full day there […]
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 […]
An edited version of this article previously appeared on Ca Fleure Bon written by Megan In Sainte Maxime. Etat Libre d’Orange (ELDO) have been releasing intriguing perfumes with provocative names since their inception nearly ten years ago. Etienne de Swardt, launched the brand with a punk […]
If like me you have become slightly potty over your perfume obsession, you will likely have stumbled upon Bois de Jasmin‘s perfume blog. This is one of the original perfume blogs that is still going strong and has a dedicated following. I often visit Bois de […]