Imaginary Authors: O, Unknown edp (Josh Meyer) 2017

First Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com  26 October, 2017   For his second release of 2017, and the 3rd and final tome by "Phillip Sova" (Memoirs of a Trespassor in 2012 and Cape Heartache in 2013, both reviewed by Tama Blough) Josh Meyer of Imaginary Authors has once again harvested the results of his highly fertile and … Continue reading Imaginary Authors: O, Unknown edp (Josh Meyer) 2017

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Filigree Perfumes: Unequal EdP (James Elliot) 2017

Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com  23 October  2017 With over 2300 new perfume releases in 2016 alone, it is no wonder that fragrance fatigue can set in very fast. At about the 200th tester this year, I found myself in a scented fugue-state, unable to recall or remember previous scents and crawling towards ambivalence (gasp!). Inevitably … Continue reading Filigree Perfumes: Unequal EdP (James Elliot) 2017

Zoologist Camel Extrait De Parfum (Christian Carbonell) 2017

Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com   8 October, 2017   Many perfume brands seem to want to have a scent that is suggestive of Middle Eastern deserts and souks in their range. Some work and some don't, and often there is a kind of sameness to them. Premiering in December 2017 is Zoologist Camel, a new … Continue reading Zoologist Camel Extrait De Parfum (Christian Carbonell) 2017

Etat Libre d’Orange: Une Amourette Roland Mouret 2017

  Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com  5 October, 2017   "Roland drapes bodies — we drape skin. We use the same words: fusion, structure, magic, eroticism. Etat Libre d’Orange and Roland Mouret. Together, we have merged our philosophies, our attitudes and our identities, and created Une Amourette.”— Etat Libre d’Orange Parisian boundary-pushing perfume house Etat Libre … Continue reading Etat Libre d’Orange: Une Amourette Roland Mouret 2017

The Different Company: Majaïna Sin edp 2017

Originally Published on http://www.cafleurebon.com   2 October, 2017   "The first Eau de Parfum of The Different Company's Esprit Cologne Collection,"Majaïna Sin" underlines the transgressive aspect of the perfume, reminiscent of the vanilla plants in Madagascar. "Aïna" means "life" in Malagasy, and the color reminds us of the color of amber rums, and unveils its … Continue reading The Different Company: Majaïna Sin edp 2017

Bruno Fazzolari: Unsettled (2017)

Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com   30 September, 2017   Commissioned by the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno Nevada, Bruno Fazzolari’s new perfume “Unsettled” is a challenging, rewarding, and ultimately moving tribute to a period in American History that was unsettling in many ways (The multi-sensorial creation for the Exhibition consists of a perfume, a … Continue reading Bruno Fazzolari: Unsettled (2017)

Guerlain Shalimar Souffle Intense Thierry Wasser (2017)

Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com   24 September, 2017 Guerlain Shalimar Souffle Intense (Thierry Wasser) 2017 New Perfume Review As an early adapter of the original Shalimar Souffle in 2014, and as a confirmed hardcore “Guerlainiac”, I have been vibrating at a higher frequency awaiting the new Shalimar Souffle Intense edp 2917 release. My wait is … Continue reading Guerlain Shalimar Souffle Intense Thierry Wasser (2017)