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Ormonde Woman: the forest primeval

Cards on the table: this is a review of my favorite perfume in the world. No qualifiers. It’s not my favorite for winter, spring, summer, or fall. 1,271 more words


In Rotation

Spring has sprung in the UK and so the perfumes I have in heavy rotation at the moment reflect this. I use the season as the first criteria for narrowing down my daily fragrance selection, followed by mood. 359 more words

Perfume Reviews

My timeline through perfume

Perfume. Through the sense of smell, they harken memories, associations, and personal life events. A whiff can transport you back to a time and place that will never again recur.  1,271 more words

Dreaded D-word and Back-up Bottles

Discontinuation is a horrifying word for many of us. More than once I caught myself feeling sad when I heard the news about perfumes being disconnected – sometimes even if those weren’t perfumes I loved or wore. 562 more words

Favorite Perfumes

Vanille d'Iris by Ormonde Jayne

Notes: coriander seed, Sicilian bergamot, carrot seed, schinus molle, orris absolute, jasmine absolute, magnolia bud oil, osmanthus, vanilla extract, Tahitian vanilla bud, cedar wood, vetiver, amber, and musk.

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Ormonde Jayne - Vanille D'Iris

White flowers, white musk. Tiniest pinch of vanilla to give a warmth and depth. Undercurrent of woodiness. Much more about the flowers than the vanilla. 32 more words

Scent Of The Day