from Portia's Australian Perfume Junkies. SO interesting...... A short essay, but terrific..... http://australianperfumejunkies.com/2017/05/26/autism-love-perfume/
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)
The biggest surprise out of an auction "lot" I bought the othe day, is this bottle! (Marked #2) At first I thought it might be a second smaller Prince Matchiabelli, but it turns out to be a vintage Canadian company called Delager. They used to make these really sweet foil-wrapped bath cubes with lovely … Continue reading Look what I found…..
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
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
I've shared this article a few times on FB over the past two years, but thought I'd share it again as I'm working on a review of a new petrichor-centric perfume. And I LOVE the word "petrichor"! https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/04/making-perfume-from-the-rain/391011/?utm_source=atlfb
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 12 May, 2017 New Perfume Review: Euphorium Brooklyn Butterfly (Stephen Dirkes) 2017 Like the soft caress of a feather on your cheek, Euphorium Brooklyn’s new eau de parfum Butterfly, lands on the skin as sleekly and weightlessly as the sheerest chiffon scarf, a scent to make you smile and revel in … Continue reading Euphorium Brooklyn: Butterfly edp (2017)
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 5 May, 2017 New Perfume Review: Liquorice Vetiver EDP, (Sven Pritzkoleit) 2016 One of the newest and most intriguing perfumes to be nominated for an Art and Olfaction award is Sven Pritzkoleit’s Liquorice Vetiver for his SP Parfums, based in northern Germany. “Home is where the perfume is. … Continue reading Liquorice Vetiver by SP Parfums, (2017)
Congrats to Claire for winning the A/O award for best Artisan Perfume! Well deserved!
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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Only the perect scent of Carnal Flower is calming my jangled "pre-existing condition" heart.