Perfume Review: Music for a While by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle

I may have said it before but Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle is one of the very few […]
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Perfumed Horoscope June 25 – July 1

This may not be your favorite week if you are not firmly on the ground. There is something biological in the way a society is organized. Rules, regulations and laws are created to keep the sustaining structure in place, and astrologically it happens when the Teacher (Saturn) opposes the self-constructed sense of purpose and broader creativity (Sun). This week we are recommending perfumes by At...
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Best in Show: Heliotrope (2018)

Heliotrope smells like a flower emerging from a peaceful dream of the past. Some flowers have a halo of a former era about them, more often seen in Victorian postcards than in modern florist’s fridges. Like flowering maples, scented geraniums, dahlias: All these blossoms and more, usually the most ornate and fullest of flowers, graced tables, and mantles at that time. The scents from thes...
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Comporta Perfumes Launches The New Millesime Collection With Ocaso

  Comporta is one of the most idyllic beaches in Portugal, famous for its stunning natural surroundings and posh summer crowd. It is also the inspiration for a niche fragrance line, Comporta Perfumes, launched a year ago with 6 eaux de parfum created by Luca Maffei, Daniel Josier, and Beatrice Aguilar. All of them are inspired by elements and places from Comporta beach. This week, a new...
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Roger Gallet Mandarine Eau Fraiche

  The trend of citrus scents does not eliminate the special joy for fans of refreshing citrus cocktails and uplifting summer compositions. The sunny mandarin now shines in the Roger Gallet collection and brings an explosion of joy and positive energy. According to Roger Gallet, "A mandarin per day, keeps the clouds away", so with each spritz, this new fragrance will bring a lot of sunny and ...
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Lazy weekend poll ~ summer vacation, edition 4

A variation on a poll we did in 2012, 2014 and 2015.

Tell us about a summer vacation, any summer vacation: one you took, one you plan to take, one you’d like to take. And tell us about the perfume that best matches that vacation.

Or, as always, just talk about something else…

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WPC 2018: More Beautiful New de Laire Bases!

The world is full of rumors, and we Fragrantica writers knew about the new de Laire bases which debuted at the WPC 2018 Symrise stand some days before the event. We had already planned to visit the Symrise stand and smell the new bases when some indie perfumers started to ask questions – when and where could they buy these bases? – even before they knew their names and what they smelled lik...
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Elizabeth Arden My Fifth Avenue ~ new perfume

Elizabeth Arden has launched My Fifth Avenue, a new fragrance for women…

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The House of Oud Rock ‘n’ Rouge

The House of Oud created a special edition for the Jovoy Paris boutique. Marketing for the new Rock 'n' Rouge perfume includes the phrase "the stage is set for irresistibility." The brand came up with a whole story about this creation: the action takes place on the scene where a prima ballerina catches the eye of an audience member and it triggers passion. "The subtle seduction occupies th...
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Online fragrance shopping

Deal at beautyhabit: spend $250+ purchase, get a signature Beautyhabit Summer Tote + a 14 pc gift with "deluxe minis and full size treats" using coupon code BHTOTE, good while supplies last. New items include DS & Durga I Don't Know What, L'Aromarine Bergamote, i Profumi di Firenze Zagara Fiori.

New at luckyscent: DS & Durga I Don't Know What, Sospiro Soprano, selected Initio Parfums.

Deal at twistedlily: get 20% off (some brand restrictions) with coupon code SUMMERNOW18, good through 6/25. Get free shipping on orders over $20 with coupon code SHIPFREE20, good through 7/18.

New at macys: Tom Ford Ombre Leather, Jimmy Choo Man Blue.

New at nordstrom: Tom Ford Oud Fleur, Ombre Leather & Tobacco Oud Intense, selected Murdock London.

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