Biting into a crisp and hard Granny Smith apple, feeling your mouth water from the sour, sharp juice that sizzles, acidic – feeling as refreshing as the dawn of a new adventure. Soon, other fruits gather along, rolling alongside you, in an epicurean avalanche of sweet joys that went from mouth-wateringly tart to deliciously nectar-sweet gourmand.
Harmonie Pastorale is the kind of perfume that appeals to the right side of my brain hemisphere,as it feels outgoing, active, solar, logical, and optimistic. I would have it as the olfactive translation of my love of nature, simple joys, and with its cool old-school fougere vibe
Wearing this redingote with a rigid backstitch, Rien smirks and flashes us with a surprisingly modern-leaning-futuristic dry-down. Feels like traveling forward in time, to a post-pandemic roaring ’30 (2030’s that, is), somewhere in the basement of an industrial dance club, hidden deep below a neon-lit Berlin.
If there ever were a perfect overlay of a freeze-frame of a movie superimposed over a fragrance, this would be it: the rose garden after the storm, the smell of wet earth, broken branches, ruffled petals, the heavy smell of night, old buildings, stone archways, merging into one dense and memorable fragrant scene. And let’s not forget Lucy, hauntingly beautiful in the most perfect red nightgown.
Eau de Hongrie is a modern niche perfume, inspired by the noblest wine in Hungary, the famous Tokaji (a worldwide known dessert wine with proven medical benefits)I do not know if I am younger or healthier after a few puffs of this wonderful concoction, but it is certain that I feel pleasant dizziness, as if I had drunk a few glasses of Tokaji wine,
In Joorie manages to unite the best of two – seemingly contradicting – worlds: the comforting deliciousness of a honey-based gourmand and the depth, elegance, and complexity of a spicy rose scent.
Lucien Ferrero Sakura Imperial review first published in Cafleurebon “Drinking up the clouds it spews out cherry blossoms – Yoshino Mountain. Wind blows they scatter and it dies fallen petals Petals falling unable to resist the moonlight Sakura, sakura they fall in the dreams of …
Mister Ropion’s creation is a mystical and aristocratic, yet joyous and natural take on vanilla. A good perfume, he says, must always appear obvious. Vanagloria has the potential to be a holy grail for any vanilla lover, a fragrance that can be worn either if you want an atmospheric, confidence-boosting epic anthem or a soft and comforting lyrical whisper.
I have always dreamt of a futuristic take on incense, and for me, NU provided just that – a conceptual, intricate, sensual, and strikingly beautiful essay on incense.
Vanilla² – with a notes pyramid that has a vanilla top, middle, and bottom. And some yummy goodness in the form of pralines to make things sweeter. Can we have too much of a good thing? Let’s dive into an overdose of sweet indulgence with a grownup gourmand scent that appeals to the kid in all of us.