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T'was the night before Christmas at perfumeniche....


Image - Wikipedia - "Twas the Night Before Christmas" book cover

The one post of ours that people mention the most often as their favourite is this one. Orginally posted in December 2011, we offer it here again this year.

Kinski - You had me at Geza… - November 23, 2015

I am fascinated by Geza Schoen. The Berlin-based nose is hugely talented and has created fragrances for high-profile houses like Diesel and FCUK, and for smaller niche lines like Ormonde Jayne, Anat Fritz and biehl parfumkunstwerke.

Rhinoceros – It will steal your soul… - November 16, 2015

















Photo Courtesy of Zoologist Perfumes

Le Mat – I’m a fool for it…. - November 9, 2015



Le Mat - Tarot de Marseilles

Noir Exquis – An olfactory dessert… – November 2, 2015

Image - - Choux pastry swans - by Foodista, Feb. 22, 2008

It’s official - gourmand fragrance season is here! The temperature has dropped, and stayed dropped so it’s time to dust off those beauties with their edible notes and line ‘em up on the shelf.

Alaïa Paris – Don’t waste any time - try it out now - October 26, 2015

Image - Wikipedia -Azzedine Alaia grey acetate dress from 1986-1987 by ellenm1

I’ll admit it. The first time I read about the launch of Alaïa Paris EdP earlier this year, I was, well, underwhelmed.

Anubis – Dark, leathery and deadly… - October 19, 2015

Image - Wikepedia - Anubis, jackal-headed God of  Funerals in Ancient Egypt - by Jeff Dahl

Bad news, good news….

Poor Esther has hurt her back and is unable to post today.

We wish her a very speedy recovery!

And, to take the sting out of missing one of her great, newsy posts, we are having a draw for four 2ml. samples of scents from Les Parfums de Rosine!

Glam Rose - GLAM ROSE takes centre stage with a main rose and violet accord.

Rose Kashmirie - A combination of rose and saffron. It is a velvety perfume, a perfume for the skin, with a long and soft wake of gold and silk.

Blasted Heath – Past, present and future….October 5, 2015

Photo: - Walking along the Dorset Coast

“This September, Penhaligon’s unveils two new perfumes inspired by the extreme, wild and passionate British landscape; that moment where the Land meets the Sea and untamed energy explodes.

Ambre Cashmere Intense – Something to get excited about… – September 28, 2015

When I read on Now Smell This that Nicolai Parfumeur Createur (aka Parfums de Nicolaï) would launch a new unisex fragrance called Ambre Cashmere Intense this month, I felt a little tingle of excitement.

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