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L’homme & La Femme from PRADA

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The legendary Milano house of Prada launched La Femme Prada and L’Homme Prada in mid-2016. The fragrant “pair of equals” represents a man and woman that are “reunited in an identical vision. She could be him, he could be her. She is an absolute woman, he is an absolute man. There is not an obvious […]

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Fragrance Layering, what you need to know.

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Some call it layering, some call it blending, mixing, and Jo Malone trademarked it as “Combining”. Whatever you may call it, the art of mixing two or more scents together has been used for ages by women have been using for ages. Not sure where to start? Many see it as a way to create […]

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Apple Brandy by Kilian

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Apple Brandy by By Kilian is an oriental and woody unisex fragrance. The nose behind this fragrance is Sidonie Lancesseur and launched in 2013. The fragrance features oak, labdanum, cedar and vanilla, and of course apple. Apple brandy starts out with a beautifully done warming boozy apple smell, which isn’t reminiscent of cider at all and that’s a […]

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Fico di Amalfi by Acqua di Parma

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Fico di Amalfi, an Italian fragrance inspired by the gorgeous Amalfi, Italy; a town in a dramatic natural setting below steep cliffs on Italy’s southwest coast. Fico di Amalfi was presented in 2006 as a floral-fruity fragrance for women, later presented as unisex and it truly is. Much like how Tom Ford’s Portofino inspired by […]

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GOOD GIRL by Carolina Herrera

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  “It’s so good to be bad!” As Karlie Moss struts in her heels in ad campaign, all you can think is “who is this ???”, and that is exactly the vibe this fragrance sends. The black stiletto shaped bottle may be come off as tacky to some but to others its a very sexy […]

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FEVE DELICIEUSE by Dior

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  Created by in-house perfumer Francois Demachy as a sophisticated oriental – gourmand harmony. The composition includes notes of tonka bean, vanilla, caramel, cocoa, pralines and woody accords. Syrupy caramel mixture of Tonka Bean in this gorgeous fragrance. In my opinion, this is the undisputed and ultimate gourmand fragrance ever created. It’s a dense gourmand […]

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OIL FICTION by Juliette Has a Gun

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  “Initially created as a limited edition of 999 examples, its success and sophistication have made Oil Fiction an original and highly sought after perfume. “ What started as a 999 Edition Size limited release turned into a “Luxury Collection” offering from Juliette Has a Gun.  Inspired by Arabian tales of knights,  Oil Fiction is […]

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Armani Code Colonia

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Armani Code is a 2004 masterpiece, followed by Code Profumo last year, 2017 Armani decides to give us Colonia. Chris Pine returns to be the face of the fragrance. Colonia is announced as an elegant, sensual and attractive blend of light and deep notes in a simplistic composition that is easy to wear. This may […]

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La Vie Est Belle by Lancome

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Centered on the idea of natural and simple beauty. La Vie Est Belle launched in the fall of 2012 and developed by perfumers Olivier Polge, Dominique Ropion, and Anne Flipo.  The bottle is a redesigned version of the classic Lancome bottle from 1949 and of course actress Julia Roberts is the face of the campaign. It took […]

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JULIETTE HAS A GUN, the Discovery Kit

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Surrounded by fashion and creation since childhood, Romano Ricci the great grandson of fashion legend Nina Ricci, has his family heritage to thank for being surrounded by fashion and creation since childhood. Driven to prove he could succeed by himself and express his own universe, he apprenticed in the perfumery world for 4 years, learning […]

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Acqua Fiorentina by Creed

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Created by Olivier Creed Sixth Generation and Erwin Creed Seventh Generation, the father and son tradition of the House of Creed continues to dazzle us with hand made scents. 2009 introduced us to Acqua Fiorentina, a fruity and floral fragrances featuring ingredients sourced from orchards in the Florence region.    Starts with Plum, Diamond Jubilee […]

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Fève Délicieuse by Christian Dior

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  AN IRRESISTIBLY GOURMAND CREATION Dior Perfumer-Creator François Demachy literally ravishes the senses and kills it again with a gourmand masterpiece ! Venezuelan Tonka Bean Absolute completely seduces you by celebrating both its sweetness and its delectable touch of bitterness along with a combination of Madagascan Vanilla I wanted to compose a fragrance that would […]

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Wood Sage and Sea Salt by Jo Malone

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Just like its name suggests, Wood Sage & Sea Salt is composed of ambrette seed, sea salt and sage, along with red algae and grapefruit. Inspired by the unique character and quality of British beach. Joe Malone states, “Escape the everyday along the windswept shore. Waves breaking white, the air fresh with sea salt and […]

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Replica Fragrance Collection

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  Ummm what ? An introduction to Martin Margiela’s “Replica” Fragrance Collection In the fragrance world, much like the fashion world, there are things that make us go “Ummm what??.  Replica is a unisex fragrance line by Maison Margiela, formerly Maison Martin Margiela, a French luxury fashion house headquartered in Paris and founded in 1988. There […]