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Fragrance Review Chanel No. 5: The epitome of elegance and sophistication

One sniff of Chanel No 5  extrait and you are instantly transported back in time where  flapper girls with bob styled hair and dropped waisted dresses danced the Clarleston in smoked filled dance halls. It was also a time where … Continue reading

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Encre Noire Pour Homme Fragrance Review: Dark & Lovely

Vetiver is one of those perfume ingredients that I am naturally drawn to for some reason. I especially love the dark, earthy and vegetal aspects of the plant that are emphasized in fragrances. Don’t get me wrong, I do like … Continue reading

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Fragrance Review: Cepes & Tuberose by Aftelier Perfumes: A Grounded and Lovely Tuberose

Cepes & Tuberose Review Perfumer: Mandy Aftel Year: 2006 Top: bois de rose Middle: tuberose, Moroccan rose. Base: cepes absolute, benzoin Oh Tuberose, Oh Tuberose. How much do I love thee? Tuberose is a hard note to like, not to … Continue reading

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Fragrance Review: Creed Green Irish Tweed- Distinguished Gentleman

If there is one fragrance that epitomizes the well dressed man, it would be none other than the notorious Green Irish Tweed from Creed. It has stood the test of time and has always remained at the top of its … Continue reading

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Fragrance review: Songes by Annick Goutal

Songes is a beautiful white floral that is fit for a queen or a king for that matter. It is sumptuous , luxurious and full of tropical vigor. The inspiration for Songes allegedly stems from Camille Goutal’s honeymoon in Tahiti/Hawaii … Continue reading

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Fragrance Review: Fleur du Male-Death By Orange Blossom Overdose

One spritz of Fleur du Male can either send you sniffing your wrists insanely or reeling to the nearest sink to scrub it off in the most speed efficient manner. This was my experience, with this heavy hitter of a … Continue reading

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Black Aoud by Montale: Toxic, Headache Inducing Oud

I had high hopes for this disaster of a fragrance, after seeing numerous vlogs and blogs praising this juice in the black aluminum can to the hilt. So with reckless abandon, I threw caution to the wind, ventured online and … Continue reading

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