Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 28 July, 2017 “She was so delicate that, while we sat beneath the linden branches, a leaf would fall and drift down and touch her skin, and it would leave a bruise. So as we sat in the afternoon hour, beneath that fragrant linden bower, I … Continue reading Phoenix Botanicals Linden Moon, Irina Adam (2014) + perfume draw
originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 17 July, 2017 For summer of 2017 Dawn Spencer Hurwitz of DSH Perfumes released the very first in a new series called “Flowers For Men”, Il Marinaio da Capri (The sailor from Capri) a beautiful and spectrum-saturated abstract honeysuckle-chypre honoring the Italian island of Capri. “The first in our … Continue reading DSH Perfumes Il Marinaio da Capri (Dawn Spencer Hurwitz) 2017 ~ New Perfume Review+Flowers for Men Draw
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 11 July, 2017 Any news of a new CHANEL release sends me into an apoplectic frenzy of joy and desire, and I am usually one of the first to book a seat on the CHANEL train. The newest CHANEL, is a sparkling white floral Eau De Parfum composed by Olivier … Continue reading New Perfume: Chanel Gabrielle (Olivier Polge) 2017
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 7 July, 2017 House Of Matriarch aficionados, rejoice. Artisan Perfumer Christi Meshell has launched a new perfume named L’Arrivée and it has quickly become one of my all-time favorites from the line. Described by Christi as a “Masculine-Floral jasmine soliflore”; it is anything but a simple soliflore. It … Continue reading New Natural Perfume Review: House Of Matriarch, L’Arrivée (Christi Meshell) 2017
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 4 July 2017 Career military may seem a rather round-about way to come to creating beautiful perfumes, but that is exactly the trajectory that Daniel Gallagher’s life has taken, and his much-talked about perfume line Gallagher Fragrances, debuted in 2016 and has quickly become one of the darlings of the … Continue reading Gallagher Fragrances Silk Tulip (2016)
Today I'm wearing the quintessential American fragrance; vintage 1960's Youth Dew bath oil by Estee Lauder. Two drops = nuclear bomb strength. Three drops will clear a room! Gorgeous stuff, look at the color. Pours like syrup!
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 28 June, 2017 Amouage Figment Man (Christopher Chong and Annick Menardo) 2017 In recent decades the small country of Bhutan has been recognized as the possible setting of the mythical land Shangri-La, best known to Westerners through James Hilton’s international bestseller Lost Horizon. In Amouage Figment Man, Creative Director Christopher Chong … Continue reading Amouage Figment Man (Christopher Chong and Annick Menardo) 2017~Fragrance Review + Finding Shangri-La Draw