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Intimate Decadence - Review: Laboratorio Olfattivo Daimiris

By Tara

Created by the prolific perfumer Pierre Guillaume, Daimiris was one of the four fragrances in Laboratorio Olfattivo’s first collection launched in 2009. It contains top notes of saffron and cardamom, heart notes of rum, iris and daim (suede) candy accord and base notes of amber and musk. 453 more words


Life Is Good When You Smell Fabulous! - Review: Neela Vermeire Creations Mohur

Hello Olfactoria’s Travelers,

Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse thrilled to be with you all today. I hope life is treating you all well. 564 more words


Dandified Violet - Review: Mona di Orio Les Nombres d'Or Violette Fumée

By Tara

Before her tragic, untimely death in 2011, Mona created Violette Fumée for her business partner Jeroen Oude Sogtoen. She sought to embody within it his favourite raw materials, passions and memories. 462 more words


The Goldilocks Rose - Review: Guerlain Rose Nacrée Du Désert

By Michael

I recently caught up with a friend recently who waxed lyrical about Guerlain’s Rose Nacrée.

“Oh yeah? I’ll try it sometime” I said and proceeded merrily to forget it existed. 531 more words


Olfactory Stardust Memories.

For those of you who don’t know, Woody Allen wrote, directed, and starred in a film called “Stardust Memories” (1980). When I first saw it, some time in the 80s, my thought was something like “Woody uses his usual neurotic comedy schtick to do an homage to Fellini.” I enjoyed the film for the most part, though I remember thinking it would have been interesting to get some “backstory” on the several main female characters. 923 more words

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My short, "non-review" of Guerlain's L'Homme Ideal

After reading a Basenotes.net thread entitled “Guerlain L’Homme Ideal…pathetic generic trash,” which can be found here:


I decided to read the reviews at BN and at Fragrantica.com, and a bit later posted something like the following at the latter site, in the review section: 692 more words

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Marc Jacobs Honey Eau De Parfum Rollerball Review!

I know there’s a lot of you out there, but I’m not a Marc Jacobs fan girl. I skipped over the ever popular Daisy feeling that it was way too “green” for me (huge amounts of violet leaf) which was a pity as I liked the strawberry in it. 561 more words