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  • Porter Sa Peau L'Objet Parfumant by Roberto Greco October 20, 2020
    A Photo Perfume art exhibition named Porter Sa Peau (Wearing One's Skin) has just opened on October 15th, 2020, at Gallery NeC (Paris). Its visual part of 23 compositions was created by Roberto Greco (above), the photo artist with a special devotion for still art, scents and niche perfumery. You may have seen perfumes by Corps Volatils, AETHER, […]
  • Moonlight In Chiangmai Dusita Review October 20, 2020
    Moonlight In Chiangmai is the newest fragrance in the Dusita Paris collection, which was announced a week ago before its launch on October 15th. The launch day of the fragrance was not chosen by chance; it is the birthday of the perfumer's father, Thai poet Montri Umavijani, whose short poems Pissara chooses for each of her […]
  • The History of Fancy Fragrance Concentrations October 19, 2020
    Despite received knowledge claiming fragrance concentration to be synonymous with lasting power and "strength" of the scent, largely influencing selling price as well, the truth is a little more complicated, with obscure terms like Parfum de Toilette, Eau Parfumée, Mist, Esprit de Parfum, etc. confusing even some of the more knowledgeable perfume lovers! In no way […]
  • Signoricci Nina Ricci: The Lion Amongst Citrus Colognes October 19, 2020
    Signoricci fragrances, like many others of Nina Ricci's heritage, have been discontinued by the new owners of the brand. Before this sad fact, several different fragrances had been called Signoricci. The first, the green oriental Signoricci, was released in 1965; the second, a transparent citrus, was released in 1975 and was initially called Signoricci 2. […]
  • The Harmonist Sun Force October 19, 2020
    Niche brand The Harmonist presents Sun Force, the second edition of The Prequel Collection. Moon Glory and Sun Force, two fragrances from the collection, are inspired by the dyad of Yin and Yang, seemingly contradictory forces that complement each other. In the case of this collection, these energies are represented by the sun and the moon as the two […]
  • Best in Show: Honey Fragrances (2020) October 18, 2020
    Honey, which invariably conjures its makers (bees) is a substance steeped in history, mystery, and texture. There are as many layers to the tapestry of honey as there are separate hexagonal capsules within a hive. Honey has been gathered since the dawn of humankind, and depictions of people gathering honey can be found on cave […]
  • Perfumed Horoscope: October 19 - October 25 October 18, 2020
      This week we will see a more decisive turn away from our planet of cancellations to our planet of fresh opportunities. The veil of guilt trips and "being hard on ourselves" will slowly start to dissolve. We will enter this week with an open mind, since many changed plans last week (due to Mercury retrograde) […]
  • ScentXplore 2020: The Virtual Scent Experience this December October 18, 2020
    2020 will once again bring ScentXplore to perfume enthusiasts the world over. What began last year as a niche perfume event in New York City will now be held as a virtual, day-long event on Saturday, December 5th. It has a full roster of perfume world speakers, fragrance brand presentations, musical performances, content presentors and panels, […]
  • Luminous Lemurs: A New Eco-Perfume to Help Save Habitats October 17, 2020
    San Francisco’s Velvet and Sweet Pea’s Purrfumery has released a new perfume to help raise awareness of the crisis that many animals are facing as their environments are changing across the globe. The all-natural perfume Luminous Lemurs focuses on this particularly fascinating native of Madagascar. As the lemur’s native habitat is rapidly becoming deforested in that […]
  • The Evolution of Amber, Vol. II: The Sun Gods, Shalimar, and Iso E Super October 17, 2020
    For those that missed Vol. I you can find it here: The Evolution of Amber, Vol. I: “Amber” In All Its Forms   * * *   If what you now know as the amber note smells to you both ancient and modern, as if it’s traveled eons and not forgotten a thing – landing […]