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L’Attesa – Earthy and rich and hauntingly beautiful - May 5, 2017

Miniature Iris, April 2017 - perfumeniche.com

Masque Milano is one of the very exceptional niche perfume companies. Italian, of course. Who else would choose the vision of an opera in four acts to build a brand, and succeed so perfectly?

Vol de Nuit Parfum Extrait – Enigmatic, timeless, and extraordinarily beautiful – April 20, 2017

Guerlain Vol de Nuit Parfum Extrait bottle - perfumeniche.com

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

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