Fancy Eau de Parfum by Jessica Simpson Review

Collage of Fancy by Jessica Simpson and its notes including caramel, vanilla, berries, pear, apricot, milk, and sugar cookie.

First things first: Fancy isn't fancy by any definition.It doesn't feel expensive, or clever, or [...]

Philosykos Eau de Parfum by Diptyque Review

Collage of Diptyque's Philosykos EdP and its notes, including fig, fig leaf, coconut, woody notes, cedar, and sap.

Oh, how one's opinions can change over time.When I first tried Philosykos EdP, I was enormously disappointed. [...]

Truth Sensual Bedtime Fragrance by Calvin Klein Review

Collage of Calvin Klein's Truth Sensual Bedtime Fragrance and its notes, including clover, bamboo, peony, mimosa, and amber.

The concept of "bedtime fragrances" has always made me giggle. It's such a brilliant way to market a linear scent [...]

Y Eau de Parfum by Yves Saint Laurent Review

Collage of Y Eau de Parfum by YSL and its notes, including apple, bergamot, juniper, vetiver, sage, calones, and ginger.

Ah, the latest fresh blue aromatic scent at the forefront of men's designer fragrance. Arguably the new Dior [...]

Under the Lemon Tree Eau de Toilette by Maison Martin Margiela Review

A collage of Under the Lemon Tree by Maison Martin Margiela and its notes, including lime, petitgrain, cedar, spices and tea.

On first smelling this, I had the same exact realization as that time in high school when I got really sick after [...]

Twilly Eau Ginger Eau de Parfum by Hermès Review

A collage of Twilly Eau Ginger perfume by Hermes and its notes, including peony, ginger, and cedar.

I am finding Hermès' Twilly Eau Ginger quite difficult to describe.Not because it's complex: quite the [...]

Eden Juicy Apple | 01 Eau de Parfum by Kayali Review

A collage of Eden Juicy Apple Eau de Parfum by Kayali and its notes, including apple, berries, oakmoss, and ambroxan.

"I slithered here from Eden, just to sniff outside your door"Hozier, probablyAh, the apple of Eden, that [...]

Un Jardin sur le Nil Eau de Toilette by Hermès Review

A collage of Un Jardin Sur Le Nil by Hermes and its notes, including mango, lotus, iris, amber, orange, carrot, and hyacinth.

Here is an example of an exquisitely original, complex, and fascinating scent that is still pretty and fresh [...]

Un Jardin sur la Lagune Eau de Toilette by Hermès Review

A collage of Un Jardin Sur La Lagune by Hermes and its notes, including salt water, lily, pittosporum, Iso E Super and amber.

If Jean-Claude Ellena's light-handed transparent delicate compositions are watercolors, this is a punchier [...]

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