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. [...]

Black Orchid Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford Review

Collage of Black Orchid by Tom Ford and its notes, including chocolate, truffle, spice, flowers, sandalwood, amber and fruit.

On me, Black Orchid has an absolutely bizarre, disjointed opening of many disparate fresh and fruity notes. It [...]

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 [...]

Onyx Eau de Cologne by Paul Sebastian Review

Collage of Onyx by Paul Sebastian and its notes, including vetiver, sandalwood, cypress, nutmeg, cardamom, and vanilla.

Paul Sebastian's Onyx is a very clean-smelling men's cologne. It combines an old-fashioned cool and bright, [...]

Acqua di Giò Profondo Eau de Parfum by Giorgio Armani Review

A collage of Acqua di Gio Profondo by Giorgio Armani and its notes, including salt water, amber, mastic, and cypress.

Smelling Giorgio Armani's Acqua di Giò Profondo, I am reminded of an old Doctor Who episode involving a tear in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Le Jardin de Monsieur Li Eau de Toilette by Hermès Review

A collage of Le Jardin de Monsieur Li by Hermès and some of its notes, including kumquat, mint, cool water, and jasmine.

This is my favorite Jardin so far for its beauty in simplicity: refreshing polished greens and jasmine with hints [...]

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