R.E.M. Eau de Parfum by Ariana Grande Review

Collage of REM by Ariana Grande and its notes, including lavender, zefir, salt, fig, caramel, quince, tonka, and sandalwood.

I'll admit I ordered this sample entirely for the zephyr note.Yes, reader, I am aware that zephyrs are a [...]

Shalimar Eau de Parfum by Guerlain Review

Collage of Shalimar by Guerlain and its notes, including incense, vanilla, lemon, cedar, chocolate, tonka, leather and civet.

Colonialist Orientalism really got the entire Western perfume world fawning over a bottle of two-dimensional [...]

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 [...]

The Scentaur

The Scentaur