Perfume Shorts Archives

Guerlain Jasmin (1924/1928) {Perfume Review}

Guerlain Jasmin ca. 1928 Lalique glass from Ragoarts   With the summer approaching, my nose has become, for some reason, curious of three notes in perfumery: jasmine for its solar opulence and at the other end of the light spectrum, anise and...

Miller Harris Figue Amère (2002) {Perfume Review}

  Fruits and Fig in Particular in Fragrances Miller Harris Figue Amère (Bitter Fig) was launched in March of 2002 in the Nouvelle Edition Collection and joined the Ligne de Parfums in October of 2004. It is part of a modern...

Eau d'Italie Magnolia Romana (2008) {Perfume Review}

     The latest perfume by Eau d'Italie, Magnolia Romana, is a light, airy, elegant, polished magnolia composition in which both crisp green facets and ivory-like creamy accents unfold. A clean and sensual musk accord supported by transparent ozonic notes mimicking...

11 Effortlessly Chic Spring Fragrances: The Classics

Here are some suggestions for wearing spring fragrances, in several installments. Today, I turn to the "effortlessly chic" sub-category in the Classics section. By that I mean that as lighter, fresher perfumes these perfumes tend to dress down a...