The Dark Side of E. CoudrayThe Dark Side of E. Coudray

Columns 02/22/17 12:31 (2 comments)

  Do you know the power of fragrance in magic rituals? I confess I didn't until very recently. I have now with me two bottles of scents that are typically used in esoteric procedures and I shall tell you everything I found out about them. The last trip I made to Paris was extremely rich in encounters and perfume discoveries. On my visit to the L.T. Piver and Coudray factory in Chartres, I found two strange bottles I had never seen before: Agua Divina and Eau Celeste. When I asked wh... (more)

Agua Divina and Eau Celeste are obscure fragrances with magic powers.

Jean-Michel Duriez: Starting over After 30 YearsJean-Michel Duriez: Starting over After 30 Years

Fragrance Reviews 02/22/17 09:37

  Last December we reported about the new perfume house launch in Paris – read Alena's and Sophie's articles devoted to Jean-Michel Duriez Parfums. For me, the news was a bit like an alluring aroma wafting from the kitchen or a fantastic trailer for a new blockbuster – as an avid fan of Yohji Homme, I try to keep abreast of all Jean-Michel Duriez' new fragrances. And I always thought that most brand frames, even those like Jean Patou and Rochas, were too strict and narrow for his talent. ... (more)

L’Étoile et le Papillon is a neoclassic parfum. Intimate, neither bright nor loud, very modestly expensive.

Thierry Mugler Angel Eau Sucrée 2017

Thierry Mugler Angel Eau Sucrée 2017New Fragrances 02/22/17 08:56 (2 comments)

A limited edition for the summer of 2017.

This Week in Fragrance: A Sense of Smell for Robots, Japanese Aromas & Inside Dior

This Week in Fragrance: A Sense of Smell for Robots, Japanese Aromas & Inside DiorFragrance News 02/22/17 08:40 (12 comments)

This week's top stories: A new book that makes a case against fragrance, a look inside Dior's perfumes, a new Japanese fragrance brand, a fascinating AI scent study, and the aroma of home.

Chanel Gabrielle - New Pillar of the House

Chanel Gabrielle - New Pillar of the HouseNew Fragrances 02/21/17 14:41 (19 comments)

New pillar fragrance from Chanel coming soon!

Perfume and Technology: Vessels to Hold and Carry

Perfume and Technology: Vessels to Hold and CarryColumns 02/21/17 08:30 (3 comments)

Exploring the evolution of glass and its historic impact on perfume

Jean Paul Gaultier - Wonder Woman and Superman

Jean Paul Gaultier - Wonder Woman and SupermanNew Fragrances 02/21/17 07:43 (15 comments)

New Eau Fraîche editions of Classique and Le Male

The Scented Ages of Man: Part 1, Eau Baby!

The Scented Ages of Man: Part 1, Eau Baby!Columns 02/20/17 12:21 (13 comments)

Two international perspectives from a man and woman about fragrances for men across their lifetimes. In Part 1 we examine fragrances for the baby boy.

Tom Ford Velvet Orchid Lumière: X-Ray Flower

Tom Ford Velvet Orchid Lumière: X-Ray Flower Fragrance Reviews 02/20/17 11:56 (4 comments)

The perky granddaughter of the famous Black Orchid.

Carolina Herrera CH Privée

Carolina Herrera CH PrivéeNew Fragrances 02/20/17 10:28 (3 comments)

A new fragrance within the CH line.

Dior J'Adore In Joy

Dior J'Adore In JoyNew Fragrances 02/20/17 08:46 (12 comments)

The new edition of the J'Adore Dior collection.

Shakira S Kiss; Shakira I Am Rock!

Shakira S Kiss; Shakira I Am Rock!New Fragrances 02/20/17 08:40 (2 comments)

New fragrances by Shakira

Bond No 9 Nolita

Bond No 9 NolitaNiche Perfumery 02/20/17 08:29 (One comment)

Attractive Nolita joins the Bond No9 collection!

Perfumed Horoscope February 20 - February 26

Perfumed Horoscope February 20 - February 26Fragrant Horoscope 02/19/17 11:57

The theme of this week is being “in charge’.

Best in Show: Dame Perfumery (2017)

Best in Show: Dame Perfumery (2017)Best in Show 02/19/17 09:18 (18 comments)

From photorealistic soliflores to exceptional musks and gourmands, this week we examine Dame Perfumery. Comment and share your favorites!

Mint Condition: The Growing Popularity of Mint in Fragrance

Mint Condition: The Growing Popularity of Mint in FragranceRaw Materials 02/19/17 09:17 (10 comments)

"As we know, mint doesn't strictly offer only fresh greenery or menthol, so there are many possibilities to develop this note in a scent."

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