- Nov 26, 2018
La Maison Hédonique - are you ready for it?
What amazes me after all those years of trying many new perfumes is that there will always be something new and innovative that will make...
- Nov 13, 2018
Tokyo is the inspiration behind the seventh fragrance in the GALLIVANT collection. Founded and created in London by Nick Steward,...
- Nov 8, 2018
Lalique Mon Premier Cristal Hirondelles
Paris, August 1st 1888. This is the date of birth of the house of Lalique. The day when René Lalique registered his hallmark, made up of...
- Oct 30, 2018
Thameen London; East meets West in perfumery
Thameen London is a niche, luxury, British brand, which realises the founder’s vision of combining Eastern opulence with Western...
- Oct 9, 2018
Cuir Impérial by Ormond Jayne
Personalised perfume creations are a big trend at the moment and as I've written before many perfumers offer custom made scents on an...
- Sep 20, 2018
Map of the Heart - V.6 Pink Heart
V. 6 Pink Heart - The Heart of Ecstasy With bottles designed by the legendary Pierre Dinard, Map of the Heart introduced themselves in ...
- Sep 6, 2018
Rose Poetique by Manos Gerakinis
How do you like your roses? Fresh and dewy or fleshy and mysterious? If you prefer the latter Manos Gerakinis' new rose themed scent is...
- Aug 23, 2018
I had the opportunity to meet Paul Schütze at Liberty recently during their Alternative Fragrance Festival and with the help of Odette...
- Jul 16, 2018
Juliette Has a Gun – Gentlewoman
Juliette Has a Gun was created by Romano Ricci in 2006. As his last name gives away, he was born into the famous Ricci family. Initiated...
- May 30, 2018
Le Jardin Retrouvé - Perfume Revival Project
Le Jardin Retrouvé, founded in 1975 by Yuri Gutsatz, was the very first of what would later become known as “niche” perfume brands....
- May 23, 2018
LONDON by WIDIAN - new perfume review
London is the latest release from Abu Dhabi based niche perfume House Widian. London is the first scent in the Sapphire Collection, which...
- Apr 17, 2018
2018 IFF Post Modern Speed Smelling session
Every year IFF (International Flavours & Fragrances) gives to a bunch of talented perfumers an inspiration and unlimited resources to...
- Jan 12, 2018
Custom Made Perfume: A guide to create your unique scent - Part 2
USA – a.k.a. across the pond Mandy Aftel Mandy Aftel really needs no introduction. She is a multi-award winner for both her perfumes and...
- Jan 9, 2018
Custom Made Perfume: A guide to create your unique scent - Part 1
We live in the age of customisation and personalisation. During the last couple of years there has been a very large increase on the...
- Nov 20, 2017
Manos Gerakinis Parfums
Manos Gerakinis is a young Greek entrepreneur & founder of Closet on the Go whose travels and large collection of fragrances made him...
- Nov 18, 2017
Bottega Veneta - The Hand of the Artisan
Bottega Veneta hosted an event last week at Chiswick House and invited us to explore their Italian provenance and heritage of...
- Nov 14, 2017
Tauer No2 L'air du désert marocain
Christmas is just around the corner; my tree is up, I’m slowly writing my Christmas cards and generally I’m getting into festive mood....
- Nov 1, 2017
Parterre Fragrances - a New Concept in Perfumery
There is a lot of talk lately about sustainability in the fragrance industry and this new “trend” has seen a lot of companies keep track...
- Oct 26, 2017
The House of Oud – Wonderly
Have you ever seen snow in the desert? The rare phenomenon that occurred in January 2017 at the Sahara desert inspired The House of Oud...