Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 18 August, 2017 “Its clothes were black…the figure stood motionless, staring, staring out to sea.” (The French Lieutenant's Woman) –John Fowles, 1969 Like the moody enigmatic wind-tossed seas in “The French Lieutenants Woman”, Perfumer Angela St. John’s newest creation for Solstice Scents, "Sea of Gray” is a stormy and … Continue reading Solstice Sents: Sea Of Gray (2017)
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 13 August, 2017 Perfumer John Pegg has a wildly devoted following for his House Of Kerosene perfumes, and rightly so as his new product releases, which are often quiet, unobtrusive and without much fanfare, are more often than not fantastic scents and highly covetable. His latest release is a … Continue reading House Of Kerosene, Summer Of ’84 (John Pegg) 2017 + sample draw…
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 12 August, 2017 If I’m not sniffing, choosing, wearing, talking, or THINKING about perfume, chances are I’m READING about perfume. Blogs, journals, books of any kind, I am obsessed with perfume. Many perfumista friends share the same frantic attraction with reading and books in general; we are constantly chatting about … Continue reading “Nez” The Perfume Magazine Review + Draw for a copy.
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 7 August, 2017 House Of Matriarch Toukka Ta Tao (Christi Meshell) 2017~ New Perfume Review + Fantasy Island Draw It may be too early to start dreaming of a winter getaway, but you can start planning your traveling perfume wardrobe to accompany you. House Of Matriarch’s new limited edition perfume … Continue reading House Of Matriarch: Toukka Ta Tao edp.
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 2 August, 2017 When I start pondering historical perfume Houses from decades and centuries past, my thoughts automatically travel to France and the usual suspects; Guerlain, Dorin, Racine and the like. So I was thrilled to discover a GERMAN house from the 1800’s that has reemerged and been reborn … Continue reading J.F. Schwarzlose Berlin’s Award-Winning Altruist edt, 2016
Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 30 July, 2017 If it feels like you're drowning in Tuberose perfumes, and there's nothing new under the sun, you might just be surprised and delighted with Guerlain’s 2017 addition to the L’Arte Et La Matiere range, Joyeuse Tubéreuse. Perhaps you’ve avoided tuberose as a note in the past … Continue reading Guerlain Joyeuse Tubéreuse 2017