Fragrance

Do note that I’m not a perfume afficionado and as such I will feature perfumes and fragrances but I will not review them, in the traditional sense. This is because I am not good at describing scent, and because I strongly believe that fragrance is much too personal to review and to attach pros and cons to. We all have our favourite scents so I will tell you about the ones I like (and dislike) but you will have to ultimately smell it for yourself.

Growing up, I naively had the impression that “cologne” was just another word for “perfume”. In a way, I was right. It is a perfume scent, just in lower concentrations. With these lower concentrations of perfume comes a lighter scent that is more suited for use in the day or when it is warm. When […]

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I’d been having  lots of fun playing with my Jo Malone sampler set when I learned not too long ago that in September, there will be a new fragrance launched – Peony & Blush Suede. Fascinating. Does suede have a smell other than it just being leather? I was quite intrigued by it and took a […]

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I don’t have a lot of experiences with Dior fragrances but from the ones I am familiar with, they have a very floral touch to the scent. My favourites Miss Dior Cherie and J’Adore EDT are clearly floral scents. So when I first heard that the new Dior Addict Eau Delice had a berry slant, […]

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When I find myself reaching day after day for a sample vial of perfume, revelling in its scent yet almost afraid that I will one day spritz the sample vial and find it empty; when I feel uplifted with just a sniff of the fragrance that stays on me almost all day, changing its scent […]

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