Lost Cherry Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford Review

Collage of Lost Cherry by Tom Ford and its notes, including cherry, almond, vanilla, liquor, cinnamon, wood, amber, and plum.

This smells like most expensive cherry chapstick ever to exist. And then it is gone.Tom Ford's Lost Cherry is [...]

Datura Noir Eau de Parfum by Serge Lutens Review

Collage of Datura Noir by Serge Lutens and its notes, including vanilla, almond, coconut, tonka, heliotrope, and apricot.

Even after several wears, I'm still figuring out my feelings about this one.My first thought upon sampling was [...]

Ambre Narguile Eau de Toilette by Herm├Ęs Review

Collage of Ambre Narguile by Hermes and its notes, including vanilla, cinnamon, honey, tonka bean, tobacco, caramel, and rum.

I spent a long while deliberating between trying this one and some spin-off like Parfums de Marly's Oajan or House [...]

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 [...]

Vetiver Eau de Toilette by Guerlain Review

Collage of Guerlain's Vetiver and its notes, including sage, bergamot, lemon, civet, myrrh, nutmeg, tea, tonka, and oakmoss.

Vetiver is not some sort of vetiver quasi-soliflor, but, rather, a well-balanced and ingenious flourish, filled [...]

Burberry Brit Eau de Parfum by Burberry Review

Collage of Burberry Brit and its notes, including vanilla, peony, amber, pear, almond, lime, sugar, tonka, and mahogany.

Despite the marketing, there is nothing here that feels particularly British or modern or traditional or clever. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Burberry Brit Rhythm for Women Eau de Toilette by Burberry Review

Collage of Burberry Brit Rhythm for Women and its notes, including lavender, aldehydes, iris, petalia, pink pepper, and wood.

Burberry Brit Rhythm for Women is a prime example of a perfectly good fragrance bungled by an inept marketing [...]

The Scentaur

The Scentaur