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Nirvana Black – Warm, uncomplicated, and surprising

Elizabeth and James "Nirvana Black" - refinery29.com 

I’ve been immersed in “celebrity” perfumes.

I can count the number of bona-fide true “celebrity” scents we list on one finger, no - two fingers. Oops, three fingers.

Outrageous – A thinking person’s un-perfume – March 23, 2017

 

Outrageous (2017) by Editions de Parfums Fréderic Malle

Patchouly Bohème - Not what you’d expect – March 9, 2017

 

LM Parfums "Patchouly Bohème" - moodscentbar.com

Green Water – Old perfume, new perfume – February 19, 2017

Image - Green Water packaging - punmiris.com

I was given a fabulous gift of perfume a couple of weeks ago. All because of a cat, which I’ll get to a little later.

Muse - Falling in love again – February 16, 2017

 

Detail of Calliope from "The Muses Urania and Calliope" by Simon Vouet, circa 1634 - Wikimedia Commons

Spanish Amber – Fun, happy, and easy to wear – February 5, 2017

 

Brook Taylor, founder of Pacifica Perfume - pacificabeauty.com

Bohea Bohème – Mona di Orio, the love continues – January 22, 2017

 

Tea Plantation, Bi Luochun, Dong Ting Lake, China, by Windbell - Wikipedia

When a perfume really connects with me, it’s permanent. I don’t fall out of love with the faves on my Five Star list. If anything, the love just gets stronger every time I spritz one of them.

Making decants and working with gems – January 18, 2017

Wikipedia - Five gems of antiquity, Rob Lavinsky, April 2010

Note Series #24 – SMOKE

Campfire-pinecones - Wikimedia Commons

Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. Some of our most favourite fragrances have fires within them, burning or glowing or smouldering, or simply imagined or remembered, and their smoky notes make these scents unforgettable and beautiful.

Happy New Year!

"Up Helly Aa " - traditional Viking New Year's torchlight parade in Edinburgh, Scotland by D. Smith

We're taking a holiday break with our families until January 12, 2017.

Please check back and see how we start the New Year in the 'Niche. We're all fired up so there will be lots to talk about!

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