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Fragrance Reviews 03/25/17 09:41 (3 comments)

Welcome to Fragrant First Impressions, our way of sharing our initial encounters with a wide array of fragrances. We may not have significant experience with any of these aromas just yet, but we're excited to present our thoughts to you!   Royal Crown Oud Santal Miguel: Rich, balmy, creamy and comfortable. Royal Crown's rendering of sandalwood makes it jump surprisingly to the top notes where it opens the curtains to reveal everything we expect from this noble fragrant wood.... (more)

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 MilanEsxence 2017: Video Coverage from Milan

Art Books Events 03/25/17 05:28 (3 comments)

As the 2017 Esxence fragrance expo is now well underway in Milan, I thought I might share some of the exclusive, behind the scenes, discussions and presentations for your viewing pleasure. The following videos are taken from our Fragrantica Facebook page where we regularly share additional content from the numerous exhibitions and launches that the Fragrantica staff attend. We hope you'll visit us there and join our dynamic social media community. Today, I'll present 5 videos. We begin wit... (more)

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

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