Author Archives: Fragrantica Perfumes

Perfumed Horoscope January 22 – January 28

 

It’s a week of anchoring your presence. That would be a natural cycle if there wouldn’t be a spice of obsessiveness involved in it. Make it constructive, and don’t allow your mind to spin the same thought over and over again. You will get what yo… Continue reading

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Best in Show: Yves Saint Laurent Fragrances (2017)

 

The French fashion designer Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, also known as Yves Saint Laurent, founded his fashion label in 1961 and is widely regarded as one of  the foremost fashion designers of the 20th century. What made the designer… Continue reading

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Mugler Collection Premier Flacon d’Art – NUAGES (Clouds)

 

At Belle Parfumerie in Printemps Haussmann in Paris, MUGLER presents a special and very expensive collection of flacons MUGLER PREMIER FLACON D’ART. These beautiful bottles symbolize the brand’s brilliance: complexity, dreams, art and innovati… Continue reading

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Jill Stuart Crystal Bloom Blessed Love and Promised Love

 

The CRYSTAL BLOOM collection by JILL STUART launched in 2014 with the fragrance of the same name. Presented in beautiful, fairy flacons crowned with flowers made of Swarovski crystal on the caps, two new releases have been available since December… Continue reading

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Bottega Veneta Knot Eau Absolue

 

Italian leather fashion house BOTTEGA VENETA in 2014, in cooperation with Coty Global Markets, presented the first Knot edition that transmits the smell of the intoxicating aroma of the sea and herbs of the Italian coast, the scent of delicate… Continue reading

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Memo Paris Tamarindo – Pineapple Flower

 

Tamarindo, launched in January 2018, is the newest fragrance from Memo Paris, which together with the Kedu and Ilha to Mel fragrances belongs to the Graines Vagabondes collection. An exotic and inspiring fragrance celebrates the beauty and irre… Continue reading

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From the Forums: Mythology, Five-day Wears, and Masterpieces

 

From the Forums highlights our Fragrantica readers and what they’re talking about on the Fragrantica discussion boards. There you’ll find many topics that range from polls to opinions to requests for help with selecting something new for a persona… Continue reading

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Fort Manle: Oriental Perfumes from Melbourne

 

I had the good fortune to meet two Australian brands at Pitti Fragranze 2017. The first was Grandiflora by Saskia Havekes – read her interview here – and the other was Rasei Fort who presented heavy Oriental perfumes, nearly attars, in heavily orn… Continue reading

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Givenchy Live Irrésistible Blossom Crush

 

In February 2018, Givenchy launches Live Irrésistible Blossom Crush, a new edition of Live Irrésistible from 2015. Other versions include Live Irrésistible Eau de Toilette from 2016 and Live Irrésistible Eau de Parfum Délicieuse from 2017. The … Continue reading

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Reflexion Perfumes: Gingerbread and Flowers from Tula, Russia

  “More people worship the rising than the setting sun” Pompey The Great

 

Quite often we write on the pages of Fragrantica about the successful independent perfumers from Italy, USA, France, Netherlands and other countries. And when I write about… Continue reading

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