Vintages

The Pink Shock of Elsa SchiaparelliThe Pink Shock of Elsa Schiaparelli

Vintages 05/15/16 06:45 (15 comments)

There are perfumes and brands that live long and happy lives, pleasing both buyers and sellers. You know the names of these perfume world Methuselahs – Chanel №5 , Mitsouko Guerlain, Joy Jean Patou, Kolnisch Wasser ... In contrast, there are brands and perfumes resembling meteors or comets that beamed brightly and became highlights of their time only be forgotten too soon. One of those meteors, Shocking de Schiaparelli , I want to review today. Elsa Schiapare... (more)

"The rough chypre heart, infinitely familiar, flowery and animalic, radiates warm soul vibes and strict disciplined orders at the same time."

How I Discovered ToscaHow I Discovered Tosca

Vintages 05/10/16 08:25 (8 comments)

  There is an immense joy when you suddenly discover beauty in something that has been around for ages.   I discovered Maurer & Wirtz  Tosca only weeks ago, when I was in Dusseldorf, Germany. I know that many of you are probably surprised that I am writing about a drugstore cheapie that your aunties and grannies wore back in the day. But where I come from, Tosca is nowhere to be found, so I have absolutely no memories or refe... (more)

A classic fragrance from 1921 that is a household name in Germany. Comparison of Eau de Parfum, Eau de Toilette and Eau de Cologne.

My old friend Balenciaga pour Homme

My old friend Balenciaga pour HommeVintages 03/12/16 17:08 (9 comments)

"...the only destination of a soul in a bottle is to find its twin soul among us."

Personal Tales of a Vintage Collector III - Fulfilling my Teenage Cravings

Personal Tales of a Vintage Collector III - Fulfilling my Teenage CravingsVintages 03/10/16 04:25 (17 comments)

The perfumes I wanted in the 90's are now in my collection. Follow Miguel in his perfume throwback.

Personal Tales of a Vintage Collector II - Fulfilling my Teenage Cravings

Personal Tales of a Vintage Collector II - Fulfilling my Teenage CravingsVintages 03/03/16 04:26 (21 comments)

Welcome to my late 80's and 90's time capsule of fragrances I wanted to have as a young boy.

Myrurgia - The Art of Perfume Part II

Myrurgia - The Art of Perfume Part IIVintages 02/03/16 10:04 (5 comments)

Telling the history of the Spanish brand through visuals, ads and bottles of vintage beauty.

Myrurgia - The Art of Perfume

Myrurgia - The Art of PerfumeVintages 01/21/16 05:23 (10 comments)

Afonso Oliveira, from the International Perfume Bottle Association, tells us about the history and bottles of the Spanish brand.

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s Part 6: Eau de Courreges (Vintages)

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s Part 6: Eau de Courreges (Vintages)Vintages 10/26/15 11:30 (6 comments)

"Eau de Courrèges in its original version is a shaded citrus aromatic that aims to communicate a sense of beyond and of refreshing clarity..."

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s Part 5: Chanel Cristalle

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s Part 5: Chanel CristalleVintages 09/29/15 05:52 (12 comments)

in original eau de toilette version and eau de parfum...

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s Part 4: Eau de Guerlain

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s Part 4: Eau de GuerlainVintages 09/29/15 05:18 (4 comments)

"The scent of Eau de Guerlain can be described as nothing short of melodious."

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s, Part 3: Eau de Campagne by Sisley

The Fresh Scents of the 1970s, Part 3: Eau de Campagne by SisleyVintages 08/22/15 08:52 (5 comments)

"After all these years, Sisley still hasn't been able to surpass their first fragrance, the ultra masterful Eau de Campagne."

The Fresh Scents of the 70s Part 2: Eau de Rochas

The Fresh Scents of the 70s Part 2: Eau de RochasVintages 08/21/15 23:33 (11 comments)

"...its youthfulness and radiance cannot be hidden if it tried."

The 1970s Fresh Scents, Part 1: YSL Eau Libre

The 1970s Fresh Scents, Part 1: YSL Eau LibreVintages 07/20/15 16:43 (15 comments)

" ... the freshness of meadows and undergrowth instead of the fabric softener emanating from the washing machine."

The Many Lives of Joy by Patou: Vintage and Flankers

The Many Lives of Joy by Patou: Vintage and FlankersVintages 06/29/15 16:51 (9 comments)

"Joy unfolds majestic proportions of floral grandeur with a nobility and restraint of hand that points to a very skilled perfumer ..."

Bouquet de Faunes GuerlainBouquet de Faunes Guerlain

04/20/15 16:18 (7 comments)

CARVEN: History & Vintages of a Chic EraCARVEN: History & Vintages of a Chic Era

03/17/15 09:18 (12 comments)

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03/13/15 16:41 (5 comments)

Parfums Babani: A Blast from the PastParfums Babani: A Blast from the Past

01/13/15 05:03 (6 comments)

Bourjois Mais Oui: Perfume, Flacon and AdsBourjois Mais Oui: Perfume, Flacon and Ads

01/05/15 06:32 (11 comments)

Cuir de Russie: The Smell of War or Peace?Cuir de Russie: The Smell of War or Peace?

12/29/14 17:04 (18 comments)

L.T. Piver: A Story of 240 YearsL.T. Piver: A Story of 240 Years

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Personal Tales of a Vintage CollectorPersonal Tales of a Vintage Collector

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Worth Pour HommeWorth Pour Homme

03/25/14 15:51 (5 comments)

Weil: Furriers and Parfumeurs of DreamsWeil: Furriers and Parfumeurs of Dreams

01/26/14 15:14 (13 comments)

Eau de Cologne RusseEau de Cologne Russe

01/05/14 15:20 (13 comments)

Miss Dior – Decoding a Bottle of LoveMiss Dior – Decoding a Bottle of Love

09/18/13 17:13 (36 comments)

Vintage Prince Matchabelli PerfumesVintage Prince Matchabelli Perfumes

12/28/08 00:23 (15 comments)

Jean PatouJean Patou

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French House of Jovoy - CordayFrench House of Jovoy - Corday

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HoubigantHoubigant

06/09/08 15:11 (8 comments)

Evening in Paris by BourjoisEvening in Paris by Bourjois

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