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CB I Hate Perfume M6 Do Not Ask Me Why ~ new fragrance

Indie niche line CB I Hate Perfume has launched M6 Do Not Ask Me Why, the latest in the Metamorphosis series and #406 in the general collection...

Amor Amor x 3

Three new adverts for Cacharel Amor Amor, featuring young women chosen by social media campaigns in France, Spain and Latin America. First up, Prescilia for France, followed (below the jump) by Silvia for Spain and Barbara for Latin America.

And the winner is…

...Coumarin, who takes the Atelier Cologne Ecrin Absolu set from our last contest. Congrats!

Friedemodin Vertine, Jardin Mystique, Rosee de Nuit, Feu Follet ~ short perfume reviews

Friedemodin is a relatively new independent perfume brand created by Nina Friede and Elisabeth Modin (get it?), "two friends united in London by [their] fascination and love of perfumery." The first Friedemodin collection, Jardin Mystique, is designed to evoke the scents of a garden from dawn to dusk. Show More Summary

Rouge 540

A short video for the new Baccarat Rouge 540 fragrance, including a brief appearance by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian. 

Online fragrance shopping

New at neimanmarcus: Guerlain French Kiss. New at twistedlily: Parfums de Nicolai Cuir Cuba Intense, Mona di Orio new packaging.

Friday scent of the day 11/21

It's Friday! Unsniffed Friday, no less. Our community project: wear a perfume you bought before you'd smelled it, and tell us how it worked out for you. If you've never bought anything unsniffed, congratulations, and do chime in with your scent of the day anyway. I'm wearing Carthusia Mediterraneo, the first fragrance I ever bought unsniffed. Show More Summary

Penhaligon’s Ostara ~ new fragrance

Penhaligon’s will launch Ostara, a new solar floral fragrance, in Spring 2015...

Versace Eros Pour Femme ~ new fragrance

Versace will launch Eros Pour Femme, the feminine counterpart to 2012's Versace Eros. Eros Pour Femme is due to launch next month in Italy, elsewhere in 2015, and will be fronted by Brian Shimansky (who starred in the Eros campaign) and Lara Stone. Per Donatella Versace...

The Peripatetic Portia, and Visiting With the Killians

Perfume PosseThe Peripatetic Portia, and Visiting With the Killians So Hurricane Portia has left the building. I of course mean “hurricane” in the best possible light: anyone who’s met Portia will tell you that it’s impossible not to be swept up into the vortex of fun. Show More Summary

5 perfumes: citrus for cold weather

Longtime readers know I am not a fan of cold weather. Early fall, when it's crisp and sunny, is ok I guess, but I can do without the rest of it. So, naturally, I live in Pennsylvania. Supposedly, this year we're in for a particularly...Show More Summary

Hiram Green Shangri La ~ new perfume

Hiram Green has launched Shangri La, a follow up to the brand's debut fragrance, Moon Bloom...

Guerlain Santal Royal ~ new fragrance

Earlier this fall, Guerlain launched Santal Royal, a new limited distribution unisex woody oriental fragrance geared towards the Middle East...

Thursday scent of the day 11/20

We're almost to Friday! What's your fragrance today? I'm wearing Penhaligon's Elixir. It has been on my buy list since it debuted in 2008. I still don't own it. Hey Penhaligon's, travel sprays!! Reminder: this Friday, 11/21, is Unsniffed Friday...

Guess Night Access ~ new fragrance

Guess has launched Guess Night Access, a new fragrance for men. Night Access is a flanker to Guess Night, which was introduced last year...

Online fragrance shopping

New at nordstrom: Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale Blu. New at saksfifthavenue: Guerlain French Kiss. New at thebay (CA): Calvin Klein Euphoria Gold, Hermes Merveilles & 24 Faubourg collector bottles.

I Profumi di Firenze Jeunesse ~ new perfume

Italian niche brand i Profumi di Firenze has launched Jeunesse, a new white floral fragrance for women...

Eau de Tommi Sooni I by Tommi Sooni 2010

Perfume PosseEau de Tommi Sooni I by Tommi Sooni 2010 Hellooooo Posse! It’s Portia from AustralianPerfumeJunkies with an AUSTRALIAN niche perfume brand!! Tommi Sooni are our first international niche brand and I am justifiably proud of their work. Show More Summary

Neela Vermeire Monday: A great day, Indian-style

Perfume PosseNeela Vermeire Monday: A great day, Indian-style Hallelujah! The cuisine gods are finally smiling on us now. We’ve got a great Indian restaurant in town and it has an amazing and varied lunch buffet. Perfect on this quite chilly day, so my darling husband and I are heading there for a warm, filling, (gently) spiced lunch. Show More Summary

My Review Philosophy: What I Write About, What I Ignore…and a quick poll

I've often sat at my desk surrounded by 50 or more perfume samples and thought: “I don’t have anything to review this week!” How could I think such a thing? (I don't take this ‘dilemma’ too seriously, and completely understand if you're thinking: “Who CARES?”) Anyway, I have NOTHING to review this week so decided to write about reviewing. Show More Summary

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