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Loewe De Marcha Por Malasana ~ new fragrance

Spanish luxury brand Loewe has launched De Marcha Por Malasaña, a new fragrance in the brand’s Colección Un Paseo por Madrid

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Imaginary Authors Sundrunk ~ new fragrance

Indie brand Imaginary Authors has launched Sundrunk, a new unisex citrus fragrance. Like the other fragrances in the line, it was inspired by an imaginary book by an imaginary author…

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Monday scent of the day 7/16

Happy World Snake Day! It’s also, unfortunately, Monday. What fragrance are you wearing?

I am still on my lake vacation. It is buggy here, and I am not wearing much fragrance. I may wear a bit of Guerlain Cologne du 68 to bed tonight.

Reminder: on 7/20 we’re having a Cocktail Party…

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The daily lemming

Spray on zen? "Prepare pillows for sleep, freshen up sheets or towels or give your home an aromatic lift with this versatile lifestyle mist. Ginger flower mingles with cardamom, black pepper and clove to create a spirit-freeing scent. The third part of our City Zen trio, a spritz of this calming mist will help create a tranquil moment away from the bustle outside." $19 for 100 ml at Crabtree & Evelyn.

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Recommend Me a Perfume : July 2018

Our “Recommend Me a Perfume” thread is open this week. You can this space to find fragrance recommendations, to share your discoveries and favorite scents, and to ask any questions about scents, aromas and flavors.

How does it work: 1. Please post your requests or questions as comments here. You can also use this space to ask any fragrance related questions. To receive recommendations that are better tailored to your tastes, you can include details on what you like and don’t like, your signature perfumes, and your budget. And please let us know what you end up sampling. 2. Then please check the thread to see if there are other requests you can answer. Your responses are really valuable for navigating the big and sometimes confusing world of perfume, so let’s help each other!

To make this thread easier to read, when you reply to someone, please click on the blue “reply” link uner their comment.

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Perfume Review: Tudo Azul by Anima Vinci

It was in a field of centifolia roses in the heart of Grasse that I fell in love […]
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Best in Show: Ginger (2018)

A very common note in fragrance, ginger is most often used in the context of a "gingerbread accord" (first recognizably used in Bois des Iles by Chanel and famously in fragrances such as Tea for Two by L'Artisan Parfumeur, Ginger Essence from Origins, the Bvlgari BLV series, and Five O'Clock Au Gingembre from Serge Lutens). Ginger is spicy, sharp, bracing yet light, and pairs well with citrus n...
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Castoreum: What Do Beavers, Bees, Narcissus Aspirin Have in Common?

    Castoreum is a specific fragrant secretion from the castor sacs of the beaver, one of the biggest rodents who live in Europe, Asia and North America. Bevears, males and females, use castoreum in combination with urine to mark their territory. The yellowish liquid secretion includes a waxy substance and helps beaver fur remain waterproof. The glad that produces castoreum is a small ov...
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Perfumed Horoscope July 16 – July 22

This is the week of ripening. Whatever ideas you have and want to see accomplished, the deck is clear of mainly inner obstacles (Jupiter ends retrograde motion on July 10th) . It is also a week between two very intense weeks, so use to refocus and re-energize. More than ever we seem to be moving into direction where sitting on the fence is not an option anymore. This week we are looking at the...
Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope July 16 - July 22 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

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