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Best in Show 03/26/17 09:48 (30 comments)

Surprisingly, one of the most popular genres of modern perfumery is also one of its newest. Many attribute to the rise of dessert-like fragrances - those offering chocolate, caramel, biscuit and even liquer notes - to 1992's groundbreaking Angel by Thierry Mugler and Clarins. And for the past 25 years, the market has seen an exctiing array of variations on gourmand themes. So popular are gourmand fragrances that we've even dedicated a Fragrantica Forum discussion board specifically to ... (more)

Our international writers recommend some budget-friendly gourmands. Which are your favorites?

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Art Books Events 03/26/17 09:48 (One comment)

Our meetings at each exhibition are always so special and precious! Seeing again all the dear people from the industry, hearing the new stories and having a lot of talks about trends and new ideas filled us with joy and pleasure during all the days of the show. It's sure, we smelled hundreds of perfumes, what a pleasure!!! This year The Garden of Eden surprises the visitors with the blooming entrance as well as many new flowery fragrances. Tuberose, Mimosa, Osmanthus, Gardenia, Rose... ... (more)

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Perfumed Horoscope March 27 – April 2

Perfumed Horoscope March 27 – April 2Fragrant Horoscope 03/26/17 09:47 (One comment)

You may have noticed that justice and fairness are on the minds of many these days. In some direct or indirect ways, we may get involved in making our decisions in the face of situations that seem unbalanced. Carefully observe if your growth and progress are occurring naturally, or under circumstances which are questionable and don’t feel comfortable, especially on the soul-level (Jupiter square Pluto). This week we are looking at two amazing perfume houses: Christy Organics and Abel.

Fragrant First Impressions: Vuitton, Yves Rocher, Maria Candida Gentile and more!

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Our writers review RC Oud Santal, Marie St Pierre C, YR Cerisier en Fleurs, Fragonard Billet Doux, Arquiste Ella, MCG Lankaran Forest, Orto Parisi Seminalis, LSG Café Tonka and Vuitton Dans la Peau

Esxence 2017: Video Coverage from Milan

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Fragrantica walks through the Esxence expo; Luca Maffei presents new Jacques Fath; and Sandrina previews Widian,

From the Forums: Red, Rouge, Rose

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ESXENCE: M.Micallef, Mendittorosa & More

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Esxence 2017: What To Expect

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"The Awards, established in 2014 by the Institute for Art and Olfaction, are given to outstanding creators in the categories of independent, artisan, and experimental perfume from across the globe, chosen for perfumes released in 2016."

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Fragrantica's Miguel Matos and Eddie Bulliqi Nominated for Perfumed Plume Awards

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Fragrantica is proud to announce that it has been shortlisted for the 2017 Perfumed Plume awards. Help us congratulate Miguel Matos and Eddie Bulliqi on their nominations.

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