Vintages

My old friend Balenciaga pour HommeMy old friend Balenciaga pour Homme

Vintages 03/12/16 17:08 (9 comments)

Recently I felt nostalgic about discontinued fragrances but today I'm happy to discover new and rediscover old beautiful fragrances. Firstly, I've found and ordered on-line amazing Havana Vanille and Black Afghan . And once, surfing beloved Fragrantica, I found a real gem in the dust - Balenciaga pour Homme issued 26 years ago. Having read the description and passionate reviews, I started looking for it over the web and found a good bargain, considering its rarity. ... (more)

"...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 CravingsPersonal Tales of a Vintage Collector III - Fulfilling my Teenage Cravings

Vintages 03/10/16 04:25 (16 comments)

Thank you for following my Personal Tales of a Vintage Collector. In the PREVIOUS ARTICLE I decided to share with you how I finally got the perfumes I wanted to have when I was a teenager. The tale continues here and we are already in the 1990's. By the way, one of the perfumes I mentioned in the previous article was  Avon Tasha . This is a particular smell from my childhood and teen years since at least my grandmothe... (more)

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 ..."

The Time Special Things Come: Two Gorgeous Yet Unsung Guerlain Perfumes

The Time Special Things Come: Two Gorgeous Yet Unsung Guerlain Perfumes Vintages 05/24/15 05:53 (6 comments)

Two scents amongst those 'vintage' Guerlains for whom the lust is fully justified.

Bouquet de Faunes Guerlain

Bouquet de Faunes GuerlainVintages 04/20/15 16:18 (7 comments)

You can't buy these perfumes, but you can at least smell them in Paris or at L'Osmothèque in Versailles.

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

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

The Lost Crown of The Crown PerfumeryThe Lost Crown of The Crown Perfumery

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

07/30/14 22:54 (14 comments)

Personal Tales of a Vintage CollectorPersonal Tales of a Vintage Collector

05/13/14 16:26 (67 comments)

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

06/30/08 06:51 (2 comments)

HoubigantHoubigant

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

Evening in Paris by BourjoisEvening in Paris by Bourjois

05/25/08 03:55 (14 comments)

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