Category Archives: L’artisan Parfumeur

L’Artisan Parfumeur Mandarina Corsica & Mont de Narcisse ~ new fragrances

L’Artisan Parfumeur will launch Mandarina Corsica and Mont de Narcisse, two new fragrances in the Les Paysages series (see Un Air de Bretagne and Bucoliques de Provence)…

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The Art of Scented Candles

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5 Perfumes: Orange Blossom

I once heard perfumer Thomas Fontaine say he considered orange blossom an American note. (Iris and galbanum were French, he said.) Right away, I thought of bars of soap, brides, and piles of white laundered towels. Is that what Americans are about — cleanliness and innocence? Maybe I should have asked, is that what orange blossom is about?

Orange blossom is a lot more expressive than its association with laundry detergent would have you believe. Here are five relatively easy-to-find1 orange blossom-centered fragrances that explore a variety of non-Girl Scout takes on the note:

Serge Lutens Fleurs d’Oranger: Fleurs d’Oranger kicks off as bright and juicy as a grove of Florida Ambersweets in spring…

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L’Artisan Parfumeur Champ de Fleurs & Champ de Baies ~ new fragrances

L’Artisan Parfumeur Champ de Fleurs & Champ de Baies

L’Artisan Parfumeur has launched a new Eau de Cologne duo, Champ de Fleurs and Champ de Baies…

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2017, part 6

Part six in our annual series of fragrance related holiday gifts features coffrets, kits and gift sets. (And, it is terribly late, apologies! It is just as well that for many of us, this is just another form of window shopping, and/or just as well that many of us buy as much in the week after Christmas as we do the week before.) Do add any of your own recommendations in the comments!

From Floris, the Perfumer’s Wardrobe: “Inspired by people and events, past and present, each of the unique fragrances combines exquisite ingredients sourced from around the world. These oils and essences have been specially selected before being meticulously developed by the Floris in-house perfumer to express a story behind each creation. There truly is a fragrance to wear for every occasion. Presented in an exquisite presentation box, truly immerse yourself in the beauty and expertise of our olfactory world.” With nine 14 ml bottles of Eau de Parfum (Honey Oud, Leather Oud, 71/72 for Turnbull & Asser, Jermyn Street, Bergamotto di Positano, Cherry Blossom, 1962, 1976 and 1988). $320…

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5 New Perfumes for Fall : Reviews

A selection of 5 favorite new fall launches

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Olfactory Deconstruction: Vetiver

We often talk about ‘notes’ or materials in fragrances and how they come together to create a multi-faceted […] Continue reading

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L’Artisan Parfumeur Un Air de Bretagne ~ new fragrance

L’Artisan Parfumeur Un Air de Bretagne

L’Artisan Parfumeur has launched Un Air de Bretagne, a new unisex fragrance. Un Air de Bretagne is the second fragrance in the Les Paysages series that began in 2016 with Bucoliques de Provence

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L’Artisan Parfumeur Histoire d’Orangers : Perfume Review

This review of Histoire d’Orangers, a fragrance created by perfumer Marie Salamagne for L’Artisan Parfumeur, continues both the Women in Perfumery and The Scents of Tea series. Annick Goutal’s Néroli was one of my favorite orange blossom perfumes. I loved its graceful, lighter than sea-foam character paired with its robust lasting power, and it made […]

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Candy Crush: L’Artisan Parfumeur Body Range

I’m always crushing on something scented or other. My nose knows no limits. Candy Crush is where I showcase the beautifully scented things I’m crushing on right now so you can hopefully develop a crush too. I LOVE a body … Continue reading Continue reading

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