Parfumo 2 days ago
“Opus XIV – Royal Tobacco” – Amouage Expands Popular Fragrance Line
presents "Opus XIV - Royal Tobacco", the 14th fragrance of the famous Opus series. The latest creation from the Omani fragrance house is dedicated to the theme of tobacco. "Opus XIV - Royal Tobacco" is a fragrant journey along the Tropic of Cancer from Oman to Cuba. Royal incense finds a connection with noble tobacco... More
Elysium 6 months ago
Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh, the Magi Gifts
t perceive leathery saffron, at least not at this stage. Oliban is flanked by a lively market of spicy notes, which gives Epic Man a tempting and robust opening. So far, I get a pleasant European-style cologne, more fougère and green than oriental and woody, definitely not some heady and opulent Omani elixir. Remarkably, the initial phase is balsamic,... More
Elysium 2 years ago
How About Revlon Charlie Purple?
The spray is excellent, even if the finish is not very accurate. Given its price, what matters is the perfume inside, which appears in a beautiful amber color like fine cognacs. The rating makes me think about an underrated fragrance, probably because it is a drugstore scent, and once was so omnipresent.Back to the fragrance, Charlie is a bitter green-floral... More
Fqjcior 5 years ago
Amouage “Journey Man”
recipe ingredients. It has to be admitted though that the Sichuan pepper essence smells stunningly beautiful, aromatic and vibrating here. Still the start-off would not be like it actually is if it was not for a quite big dose of cardamom, which in this amount appears for the second time in the Omani perfumes (previously, fans of this intense fragrance could be satisfied... More
Voting for void...
between two cars they have never driven. And since this kind of talk is usually triggered by brands like Lamborghini and Ferrari, I guess they'll never have the chance to put their claims to the test for that matter. But I'm quite sure this "tiny" detail will not prevent them from spreading their omniscient twaddle to the world.I cant stress enough how frustrated I am with... More
The Dirty Dozen...
olfactory background for any case of a Stockholm syndrome manifestation. Only in this case the hostages taken would be not taken at all, but would have eagerly stepped within its realm of dismay and authority.Her decapitated and petrified slaves serve excellently as a perfect background for her omni-whateverness.Ma Griffe by Carven (1946)A protean personality, not unlike... More
Apicius 7 years ago
Global Art of Perfumery 2015 - My Tour at the Fair
perfumer named Marie – sorry, I could not find out more. The web presentation is still under construction but I hope to see a press release soon. Generally, the Italians seem to be a bit over-represented but I may have got this impression just because they interest me so much. Omnia Profumo have come with their complete lineup, and with... More
Vintage dogs and modern canines...
to Paris. On the other hand, the exact same dangers can be also lurking in nostalgia sprees and unconditional surrender to vintage fragrances. Only this time, there's not any marketing "luminaries" behind it, but self-appointed defenders of vintage-lore, claiming arbitrary authority and omniscience that no one cares to hear for that matter. "It was made... More