A wonderful piece about autism and perfume….

from Portia's Australian Perfume Junkies. SO interesting...... A short essay, but terrific..... http://australianperfumejunkies.com/2017/05/26/autism-love-perfume/

New Andy Tauer: L’Eau edp (2017)

  Ever since 2014, when Andy Tauer released Cologne de Magrheb, I have been patiently waiting for a new riff on the time honored classic. I was thrilled and delighted to learn of his new release L’Eau (truth to be told I was actually quivering with anticipation when I opened the box). I often feel … Continue reading New Andy Tauer: L’Eau edp (2017)

Two Perfumes By Kyse (Terri Bozzo) 2016/2017

    Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com, 20 May 2017 New Perfume Review: Kyse Perfumes Terreno Dolce and Bois de Santal et Terre (Terri Bozzo) 2017+ All-Weather Gourmand Fragrance Draw May 20, 2017 Terri Bozzo (the 120th American perfumer featured in CaFleureBon Profiles in American Perfumery series) initially burst onto the indie perfume scene four years … Continue reading Two Perfumes By Kyse (Terri Bozzo) 2016/2017

New Perfume Review: Florentina edp, Sylvaine Delacourte 2016

Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com    19 May, 2017   New Perfume Review: Sylvaine Delacourte Florentina (Sylvaine Delacourte) 2016 + Neo-Classicism Draw May 17, 2017     Late last autumn, fragrance lovers were delighted to discover the launch of a new range of five perfumes centered around musk. They were created by industry superstar Sylvaine Delacourte … Continue reading New Perfume Review: Florentina edp, Sylvaine Delacourte 2016

Sixteen92 Bruise Violet Extrait De Parfum, Claire Baxter (2016)

Congrats to Claire for winning the A/O award for best Artisan Perfume! Well deserved!

The Fragrant Wanderer

Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com,  28 April 2017

New Perfume Review: Sixteen92 Fragrances Bruise Violet Extrait de Parfum (Claire Baxter) 2016+ Naughty Bo Peep Draw

When Luca Turin notices and speaks highly of a new virtually unknown perfume house, and that same perfumer goes on to be nominated for a 2017 Art & Olfaction Award I, like the great eye of Sauron, swing about and focus my perfume-sniffing laser beam on finding out more!

Based in Dallas Texas, and named for the date of the Salem Witch Trials, Sixteen92 is the brainchild of Claire Baxter, self-described CEO and Head Witch, introvert, secret lover of race cars, gardening, and ‘90s video games. In her early 30’s Claire is passionate about singing opera, fragrance, and the scientific nuances that connect scent with memory. Her glorious scents, based on legends, myths and fairy tales, are for the most part vegan, and completely non-animal tested…

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