Frederic Malle: Sale Gosse By Fanny Bal (Fanny Bal) 2017

    Originally Published on http://www.cafleurebon.com   21 May, 2018 Sometime in the mid-2000’s I stumbled across Frederic Malle’s Carnal Flower and started my rapid descent down the rabbit hole of niche perfumes. From that first swoon-worthy sniff I have been partial to the Malle range ever since. I can’t even count the number of … Continue reading Frederic Malle: Sale Gosse By Fanny Bal (Fanny Bal) 2017

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Franck Muller Perfumes Double Mystery (Beverly Bayne) 2017: New Perfume Review

      Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com   18 May,  2018 To say that Swiss Horologist Franck Muller makes expensive watches is akin to saying that Seabiscuit was merely a racehorse. Franck Muller watches are wearable extraordinary art pieces; colorful, bejeweled, and unlike anything else on the market both technically and aesthetically. When it came … Continue reading Franck Muller Perfumes Double Mystery (Beverly Bayne) 2017: New Perfume Review

Mother’s Day 2018: Memories Of My Mom And The Perfumes She Wore.

Mom and me; Mallorca 1956   Published on http://www.cafleurebon.com  12 May, 2018 from a rough draft essay written in 2014.   2018 marks the 23rd Mother’s Day, I’ve been without my Mom, (nee Golda but everyone called her Birdie) but then I don’t denote the day as anything out of the ordinary. I remember and celebrate … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2018: Memories Of My Mom And The Perfumes She Wore.

Aether Arts Perfume: Iris Laughs Extrait (Amber Jobin) 2018

Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com   MAY 8, 2018   Amber Jobin of Aether Art Perfume Award-winning perfumer Amber Jobin of Aether Arts Perfume has a happy new iris extrait for spring called Iris Laughs, and its release is an example of perfect timing! Spring is the Pacific Northwest is flat-out schizophrenic; days (like today) can … Continue reading Aether Arts Perfume: Iris Laughs Extrait (Amber Jobin) 2018

L’Artisan Parfumeur Champs de Fleurs (Anne Flipo) 2018

Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com   4 May, 2018 A fragrance that sings a hymn to the springtime, L’Artisan Parfumeur Champ De Fleurs Cologne is a lovely and bright scent that combines fresh fruits with dewy lily of the valley and jasmine. The result is a silk charmeuse scarf of a fragrance that makes me want … Continue reading L’Artisan Parfumeur Champs de Fleurs (Anne Flipo) 2018

Perris Monte Carlo: Three new Amazing Citrus Colognes + A Worldwide Draw…

  Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com  1 May, 2018 Gian Luc Perris of Perris Montecarlo and perfumer Luca Maffei 2016 Art and Olfaction Finalists for Rose de Taif (photo via Brandusa Paulesca of Atelier Fragranze Milano) Gian Luc Perris, perfumer and Founder of Perris Montecarlo and Luca Maffei (alone, together and separately) have joined forces to … Continue reading Perris Monte Carlo: Three new Amazing Citrus Colognes + A Worldwide Draw…

A Conversation With Perfumer Sultan Pasha: The Man Behind The Bottle.

Sultan Pasha and Sr. Editor Robert Herrmann (Photo by Robert©) Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com  27 April, 2018  During an over-the-top week spent at Esxence in Milan, I was fortunate enough to grab a quiet hour in our hotel lobby with Sultan Pasha, perfumer extraordinaire and online e-tailer of some of the finest attars and oils … Continue reading A Conversation With Perfumer Sultan Pasha: The Man Behind The Bottle.

4160Tuesdays White Queen (Sarah McCartney) 2018

  Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com  24 April, 2018   To commemorate the recent 8th anniversary of the Çafleurebon website, Editor-In-Chief Michelyn Camen and British perfumer Sarah McCartney of 4160Tuesdays decided to collaborate on a perfume that not only included an amalgam of some of their favorite notes, but was representative of strength and fortitude, all done with … Continue reading 4160Tuesdays White Queen (Sarah McCartney) 2018