Niche Perfumery Milano Caffé and Venezia Giardini Secreti From La via del Profumo

Milano Caffé and Venezia Giardini Secreti From La via del Profumo

06/13/13 06:48:26 (165 comments)

by: Elena Vosnaki


La via del Profumo, an authentically artisanal line of exquisitely crafted fragrances, composed by natural perfumer Abdes Salaam Attar (Dominique Dubrana) in Italy, is proud to present the new "Italian Series," an homage to five great Italian cities (Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome and Naples) and the Italian country as a whole, a country where the perfumer has made his home for many years now. Two of them are launching this month, Milano Caffé and Venezia Giardini Secreti.
 

MILANO CAFFE

Milano Caffé is the first perfume of the new “Italian series” and if you have ever been to Milano you know this is as accurate an approximation of the pervading and intoxicating scent of freshly ground coffee as any I have ever smelled. The mingling of chocolate in the composition recalls the dusting of cocoa powder on the white "caplet" of a hearty and filling cappuccino, drunk leisurely with a view of the impressive Duomo before taking a stroll down the Via Montenapoleone for some serious window shopping. The Milanese are nothing if not sticklers for detail, from their dog's collar to their impeccable shoes, and I can feel in Milano Caffé the vibrancy of the elegant woody and spicy background which hums underneath the culinary notes of the top.

The dry quality of the fragrance despite the tonka bean and ambery richness elevates the composition into classic resinous-balsamic level; one mistakes smelling Milano Caffé for a full-bodied vintage that peels layer after layer after layer. In fact, what is most surprising is finding a hint of the cocoa-facet of orris and something which reminds me of the fluff, the flou quality of the resin opoponax, amidst the proceedings. This caress under the dark and bitterish flavor of coffee only serves to consolidate the infiltrating appeal of that highly prized bean, that elixir of life, the coffea arabica, cutting its slightly acidic character. Although the spicy woodiness might make Milano Caffé more conventionally masculine in direction, its richness and cuddly chocolate note makes it a great choice for the woman who doesn't follow trends but rather sets them herself. After all, it is no accident that coffee and coffee shops were seen as the nursery of revolution and of anarchy, and that both Ottoman Turkey in the 17th century and the Ethiopian church banned the exotic bean's secular consumption; it's that stimulating!

VENEZIA GIARDINI SECRETI

Venezia Giardini Secreti on the other hand is inspired by the small "pockets" within Venice and the tales of the very popular in Italy Corto Maltese cartoon books, specifically "Favola di Venezia" ("Tale of Venice"). The solace of the shady gardens breeds flights of fancy and the escape of the intrigue of the political world: "When the Venetians are tired of the constituted authorities, they hid in these three secret places, these doors at the bottom of the secret passages opening to beautiful places and other stories ..." Whatever the story is, Venezia Giardini Secreti is redolent of the sweetly intoxicating scent of blooming jasmine and of rose blossoming in the summertime, allied to the mysticism and the marine signature of ambergris, an emblem of the naval tradition of La Republicca Marinara.

In a way there is a kinship between Tawaf, La Via del Profumo's jasmine fragrance from the Arabian Series, which is redolent of the jasmine sambac variety, rich, heady, like an aching pleasure and a call of beauty, and the latest offering in the Italian Series. And yet in Venezia Giardini Segreti the direction veers into less of a resinous floriental, with the anchoring of the base providing the softest pungency, an animalic hint more than a mysterious, apocryphal rite. For all the secrecy of the passages under the canals—which lead to gardens of a hundred delights and of the erotically charged tales of Casanova—the elegance and grace of Venezia Giardini Segreti is manifested in a touch of soft leather, a hint of motherly milk, a whiff of salty sea ...

Two fragrances of maturity from a perfumer who never disappoints.

THE WINNERS of the GIVEAWAY:


Oscar_84 is getting MILANO CAFFE

Mezumiiru is getting VENEZIA GIARDINI SECRETI

The winners will be contacted on emails registered
with Fragrantica.com

 

 

Elena Vosnaki

Elena Vosnaki is a historian and perfume writer from Greece and a Writer for Fragrantica. She is the founder and editor of Perfume Shrine, one of the most respected independent online publications on perfume containing fragrance reviews, industry interviews, essays on raw materials and perfume history, a winner in Fragrantica Blog Awards and a finalist in numerous blog awards contests.

Her writing was recognized at the Fifi Awards for Editorial Excellence in 2009 and she contributes to publications around the world.

 



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Eloquent prose for elegantly composed fragrances. I have enjoyed Milano Caffe and look forward to trying Venezia Gardini Secreti.

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Oscar_84
Oscar_84

Thanks Fragrantica!! Thanks La Via del Profumo!!I'm so happy!! I can't wait to receive "Milano Caffè", smell it, and post the review!! It's wonderful!!

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SergioCelane

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redjenniek

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Alexandrarae

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Black Arts Lab

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15
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angie25

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leathermountain

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teddito

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KittyCute

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ROLDAN

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Mas777

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14
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amelie

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14
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armaniboy

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SigrunSoley

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nightporter

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14
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lourdesinchrist

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14
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exciter76

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14
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grimson

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14
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MoonFay

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14
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skier

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14
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spankysparkle

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14
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oncidium

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14
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jubal

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rainbow.owl2

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14
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bambinaing

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14
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puddley

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14
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14
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14
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raw umber

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14
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Mezumiiru

I went to Venice once. I think Venice is one of those cities which makes a person go instantly to the past, with all the gorgeous masks and vivid colors worn by the characters of the commedia dell'arte, beautiful canals, bridges and balconies, specific architecture, astonishing sunset which you can't see anywhere else leaves you fascinated by the soul this city has. But I obviously missed the essence of Venice, its gardens reserved for the lucky ones who have the opportunity to smell an olfactory heaven. That's the way I see Venezia Giardini Secreti, as a captured soul of Venice in a bottle. However, I hope I'll be lucky enough to sense something I missed.

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BelleBeryl

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14
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josine75

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Jun
14
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eravi
eravi

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14
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Perturbazione
Perturbazione

Giardini Segreti sounds perfect for summer. :)
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14
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mmoni

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14
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dudehuge

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14
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normaesperanza

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13
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enigmatic_jd

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13
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Chocobaby

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13
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kasi7

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13
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Migo2211

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Jun
13
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Jacqueline
Jacqueline

I prefer my coffees to drink, but looooove to have the Venezia!!!

Jun
13
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scenttrails
scenttrails

This sounds like the coffee scent i have been looking for

Jun
13
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dorothydorothy
dorothydorothy

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Jun
13
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mridula
mridula

what a kind offer. They sound gorgeous. Please do enter me int he draw.

Jun
13
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corautmort
corautmort

Milano Caffé sounds perfect. Count me in too!

Jun
13
2013
meatball
meatball

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Jun
13
2013
craitza
craitza

Thank you for this chance.

Jun
13
2013
singlemalt
singlemalt

Both sound lovely! Still looking for my coffee scent. Would like to try the others.

Jun
13
2013
nez
nez

Efxaristoume poly Elena, for the very interesting review and the chance of winning on of these marvellous bottles.

Jun
13
2013
LT64
LT64

The perfumes sound interesting! I would love to try them!

Jun
13
2013
chumvale
chumvale

Both of these fragrances sound very interesting. I would love to try them both at some stage. Thanks for the opportunity to go in the draw.

Jun
13
2013
Mr. CG White
Mr. CG White

This sounds so beautiful! I haven't had much dealings with coffee in fragrances but this would be an awesome start.

Jun
13
2013
mimikins24
mimikins24

Look forward to trying both scents in the future --- also the bottles are beautiful!

Jun
13
2013
flamin201
flamin201

I would be happy with just a sample, i'm a fan of sweet fragrances.

Jun
13
2013
makeupgirl9273
makeupgirl9273

These both sound so promising! Excited to try!

Jun
13
2013
Amethyste
Amethyste

Thank you for this giveaway! Beautiful descriptions...

Jun
13
2013
Marcelah
Marcelah

They sound great!

Jun
13
2013
forthydollars
forthydollars

Milano caffe looks AMAZING! As a coffee lover i will love to have it....GIVE IT TO ME!!!! LOL :-)

Jun
13
2013
ekoeko
ekoeko

Oh my goodness... I have put both creations on my wish list, not even knowing the smell, the notes were trully original and promising uniqueness. Now they are on giveaway! I wish I was the lucky one.. No matter what, thank you, Fragrantica, for a chance!

Jun
13
2013
KateMkay
KateMkay

Milano Caffee sounds like perfect perfume for colder weather to me. I absolutely love coffee but when you add some chocolate note and tonka bean, wow I have to try it.
On the other hand Venezia has milk and leather notes, I am dieing of curiosity.

Jun
13
2013
adonna
adonna

Looking forward to these beauties!

Jun
13
2013
Descartes
Descartes

A soul traveller and a poet using the molecular alchimia of fragrances to bring us in time and space to other universes,characters and places. Caffe is the soul food for humans and a magic potion lost in time,brings confort to the mind and welcomes you into a magic journey.

Jun
13
2013
CesareBorgia
CesareBorgia

While I've never been to Italy, it is part of my heritage. I hope, someday, to go there. These perfumes might serve as an introduction. I'll bet Milano Cafe will fit the bill better than a trip to Starbucks!

Jun
13
2013
Salaam
Salaam

Thank you all for your enthousiasm in joining this giveway. Thank you Elena and Elena for writing and hosting the news of this launch.
AbdesSalaam Attar

Jun
13
2013
matty64
matty64

What a generous offer. I've always wanted to smell a true Arabic masterpiece. Thanks

Jun
13
2013
mister_chaz
mister_chaz

Anything created by Dominique Dubrana must be great stuff! I was very impressed by his Tartar Leather; and I have recently found among my stashes a sample of Hindu Kush that I haven't tried yet, but I will sure do now.

These new Italian series perfumes do sound interesting. Venezia..."blooming jasmine.. and marine ambergris" - I'm already drawn to this scent! In fact, I'm going to Venice this summer, so it will be nice to find out whether Venezia Giardini Secreti captures the mood and scents of Venice's secret passages.

Now, Milano Caffé paints a different picture - bitter coffee, resins and chocolate - I still hope it's not quite a gourmand. It's always a great idea to come up with the new coffee scent: I don't find that many coffee-centered perfumes among the niche range; and the commercial coffee scents are rarely on par in terms of quality... Bottom line - I really want to smell this!

Jun
13
2013
Annigee
Annigee

Three of my favourite things in the world: coffee, perfume, and Italians. How could it go wrong?

Jun
13
2013
scentsablyurs
scentsablyurs

I would LOVE to win either one. BOTH sound LOVERLY to my nose! Thank you for the opportunity!

Jun
13
2013
sherapop
sherapop

I'm always up for a good cup of coffee--or triple expresso! Molte grazie!

Jun
13
2013
AmberWhite
AmberWhite

Thank you for the chance to win an exclusive one !

Jun
13
2013
mwallwork
mwallwork

At no time would I turn away from cafe. Heavenly! And the Secret Garden, also highly intriguing.

Jun
13
2013
Zeldado50
Zeldado50

I would love to enter I have totally fallen in love with the perfumes of this house

Jun
13
2013
smelling_gr8
smelling_gr8

Would love to enter please! And then one year I hope to make it to Italy too. Good luck to all of us.

Jun
13
2013
naheed
naheed

This is wonderful, and anything from Abdussalaam is worth a try.Good luck!

Jun
13
2013
oliver1h
oliver1h

Regardless of the generous giveaway, I would love to try MILANO CAFFÉ once in the future. It sounds really intriguing...

Jun
13
2013
C2531
C2531

Greatly looking forward to trying these out. I respect and admire your skill Mr. Dubrana.

Jun
13
2013
PinUpDoll
PinUpDoll

I would LOVE to try these!! They sound beautiful. :)

Jun
13
2013
Oscar_84
Oscar_84

I think that it would be something great if every cities could express themselves through perfumes: signatures that remind us the environment that surrounds us with all its fragrances.
Milano Caffè shows the city that wakes up every morning in front of a tasty coffee and its notes wrap us throughout the day.
Venezia Giardini reflects the thousands scents of venetian gardens that rising from the sea.
This is my homeland, Italy.

Thanks Fragrantica for the chance!
Good luck everyone! :)

Jun
13
2013
Clarissa95
Clarissa95

Wow they sound amazing! I would love to try them

Jun
13
2013
bookreadera
bookreadera

They both sound fantastic. I'd love to try them.

Jun
13
2013
Anya P.
Anya P.

I'm sure that both perfumes smell wonderfully!! It's so intriguing that they're inspired by these beautiful cities of Italy!! Good luck to everyone!!

Jun
13
2013
Flora55
Flora55

Oh my, these both sound fabulous! I would choose the Milano Caffe - I really love coffee notes in perfumery but it's hard to find a good one. Having smelled other perfumes from this house, I know it will be amazing!

Jun
13
2013
mccann691
mccann691

Stunnig bottle coffee is one of my favourite scent would love to get my hands on of these bottles

Jun
13
2013
samberg
samberg

Coffee notes in perfume are the hottest new thing in gourmands and I can't get enough of them. Thanks for the generous offer.

Jun
13
2013
o;o;iuqui
o;o;iuqui

Coffe,woody,resinous ... this one sounds irresisteble.
A must try!
Thanks for the review and the draw!

Jun
13
2013
tulipbuzz
tulipbuzz

I would love to try these. Coffee and perfume together? Yes please!

Jun
13
2013
icingsugar
icingsugar

Sounds divine. I love these kind of concept fragrances, they are like pieces of art.

Jun
13
2013
Redpula
Redpula

I love the notes of it and i love coffee note as my favorite coffee scent is Pure Coffee. i hope to be lucky with this giveaway and maybe this is far better and more amazing.

Jun
13
2013
chimidoro
chimidoro

I have issues with amber, but the first sounds enchanting. I've been looking for the perfect warm coffee scent to layer with my favorite sweet vanilla scent! This I would keep to myself, and the other would likely be handed on over to my best friend Dan who's only recently become endeared by the world of fragrance and is feeling the pressure when it comes to funding this new found pleasure.

Jun
13
2013
latinsimone
latinsimone

it looks amazing, and probably smells amazing too. hope i'm lucky.

Jun
13
2013
NiceVULady
NiceVULady

Both of these sound really interesting and innovative.
I can envision multiple ways to wear them or share them. Please enter me in the draw.

Jun
13
2013
Addict2Perfume
Addict2Perfume

Milano Caffé sounds delightful! Very unique and gourmand!

Jun
13
2013
silfra
silfra

I'm curious about this coffee scent but I would like to Know how it is the Naples scent. I'm visiting this city in a month and I hope to find a store there to smell all the line.

Jun
13
2013
Liberte
Liberte

I am so much inspired by Milano fragrance! Coffee is always a good choice. Anyway, it would be great to try Venice as well.

Jun
13
2013
HollyGolightly
HollyGolightly

I'd love to be included. These both sound amazing. Thank you!

Jun
13
2013
pantorini
pantorini

I've never tried a coffee perfume but I'm quite interested from this article.

Jun
13
2013
lucifrid
lucifrid

Wow, Venezia Giardini Secreti sounds so interesting :).

Jun
13
2013
joseph.sagona1
joseph.sagona1

These fragrances sound amazing, would love the chance to try these.

Jun
13
2013
chayaruchama
chayaruchama

I would love to be eligible-
But I don't want to be greedy.

Jun
13
2013
delamorte
delamorte

Thank you for the giveaway! Both fragrances sound interesting

Jun
13
2013
Chapeau Clack
Chapeau Clack

Thanks for the lovely opportunity, Fragrantica! These perfumes both sound very appealing and true to the spirit of their respective cities.
Good luck everyone!

Jun
13
2013
Luluto
Luluto

I would love to try these two beauties. Especially Milano Caffe :)

Jun
13
2013
Uca
Uca

Thank you for the giveaway. Both perfumes sound extremely enticing. :) I've visited both cities and love them both for different reasons.

Jun
13
2013
Jasonlpres
Jasonlpres

Will wear it in the mid-morning or early afternoon when I have little to do but read the paper.

Jun
13
2013
azaro.nathariel
azaro.nathariel

Italian in a bottle!

Jun
13
2013
Ani1978
Ani1978

Thanks for the giveaway Fragrantica!This Milano Caffe scent :coffee, cappuccino, chocolate, iris, woody notes, spicy notes, opoponax, tonka bean and amber ahh it must be a killer definitely want to try this one:
Good luck everyone!

Jun
13
2013
jennifer60656
jennifer60656

This one sounds really rich and delicious but not overly sweet or foody. Sounds classy!

Jun
13
2013
dutch_curious
dutch_curious

The coffee sounds interesting.

Jun
13
2013
Iriny
Iriny

I adore coffee, so I'll take a closer look at the first parfume!

Jun
13
2013
Wichapi
Wichapi

I **love** Italian perfumes, and was virtually taken on olfactory journeys through the website of La Via del Profumo. I was there for a good hour, reading, imagining, and lusting. And from the descriptions (and beautiful bottling), it was exciting to find so many perfumes I could add to my wardrobe collection. Thank you!!

Jun
13
2013
dame piglet
dame piglet

HOLY COW! Please pick me!!! Some might say that I desperately NEED MATURITY... even if it's just in my scents! :)

Jun
13
2013
jayD
jayD

The scent of Venice.What can be more exciting.

Jun
13
2013
mizsadako
mizsadako

I know here in Brazil those scents based on café are pretty popular. Coffee makes sexy, warm and inviting fragrances. Now we are in the winter, the perfect time for a coffee scented perfume!

Jun
13
2013
Tamurile
Tamurile

Wearing an essence of Italy has to be wonderful... almost like being there. Nose is one of the most experienced travelers and remembers more than any other:)

Jun
13
2013
bettybooplennon
bettybooplennon

:D

Jun
13
2013
bettybooplennon
bettybooplennon

:D

Jun
13
2013
jbvandemark
jbvandemark

! These look lovely. Been on a quest for a good coffee scent lately, incidentally.

Jun
13
2013
Rizack2
Rizack2

Both sound wonderful, but, coffee and chocolate, there is no better a combo!

Jun
13
2013
Arwexy
Arwexy

I would try both of these fragrances! :-)

Jun
13
2013
muzy
muzy

I have always been amazed as to what perfumers will do with a coffee note. looking forward to trying this.

Jun
13
2013
DarkViolet
DarkViolet

I'm sometimes proud of my "italianity", and now it's one of those moments: I love the idea of pairing fragrances and cities, and I'm curious about how La Via del Profumo interpreted these five wonderful and evocative places of the "Bel Paese".. from the fashionable Milan to the sultry and mysterious Naples, through the magic of Venice, the inspiration of Florence and the eternity of Rome. I guess this is one (scented) trip everyone should enjoy in their life. Venezia Giardini Segreti sounds very good to me with its intoxicating and warm formula.

Thanks for the chance, and good luck everyone :)

Jun
13
2013
rickx
rickx

Count me in

Jun
13
2013
Shilli
Shilli

They both sound fantastic! I can't wait to try these.

Jun
13
2013
iam2sexy4uris
iam2sexy4uris

I can tell this is going to be gorgeous! I have two of their fragrances on my want list, one of them is not listed here.

Jun
13
2013
fubar1963
fubar1963

I'm so excited to try these! They sound wonderful!

Jun
13
2013
calyx93
calyx93

Looking forward to trying these - Dominique is a gifted perfumer. His animalic bases are exquisite.

Jun
13
2013
dannysmom
dannysmom

Thank you for this opportunity. These both sound amazing, and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that I'm one of the lucky winners. :)

Jun
13
2013
delara
delara

I love the Arabic series . Please add me in the draw , thanx

Jun
13
2013
AKITAINU
AKITAINU

Love his stuff. Abdes Salaam Attar marches to the sound of his own drumbeat. I hope this new Italian series is as wonderful as his last Arabian series.

Jun
13
2013
rickyrebarco
rickyrebarco

I am so excited about these perfumes. I am really getting into the Italian houses recently and this one sounds amazing, especially the Venezia Giardini Secreti and the Milano Caffe. Going on my wish list right now!!!

Jun
13
2013
umtaleb
umtaleb

I love coffee fragrances, sounds lovely.

Also, there is Arabic script on the bottles, can't really make out what is written. Are these from the Arabian series or the new Venezia series?

Jun
13
2013
Happyme2009
Happyme2009

The description looks amazing... I've never been to Italy so maybe I could experience it through perfume? It would be so nice to associate a smell to all those photos, documentaries and art I've seen. Yes, I'd be delighted to have one of these perfumes!

Jun
13
2013
tora.routhier
tora.routhier

These both sound yummy! Especially the coffee one. I would like to be in the draw!

Jun
13
2013
mruf1
mruf1

I would love both of these fragrances, VENEZIA GIARDINI SECRETI for warm summer days & nights, and MILANO CAFFE for cooler nights, and autumn & winter,or to splash on my boyfriend. Please enter me in draw...thanks. I am in the US.

Jun
13
2013
alfarom
alfarom

An extremely talented perfumer and a voice out of the choir. Maximum respect and support.

Jun
13
2013

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