and not as a central motif as in some of Lutens's fragrances. That said, to me Vierge de Fer's most prominent quality isn't so much how it smells, but how it wears. It's a soft, intimate floral that clings closely to skin but persists all day. Like Frédéric Malle Dans Tes Bras or Hermès...

developed by perfumer Christopher Sheldrake. It is in the export line, and is available in 50 ($105) and 100 ($150) ml Eau de Parfum. The lasting power is good, although it is rather close to the skin after a couple hours. For buying information, see the listing for Serge Lutens under Perfume...

by March It's been awhile since I annoyed readers with a quote from Perfumes: The Guide, so here's one for today, regarding Serge Lutens, taken (and condensed) from Luca Turin's review of El Attarine: I detect in many of the recent Lutens fragrances a growing impatience, a rising tone of...

(For a few other reviews of Nuit de Cellophane that were written soon after the fragrance's release, you can look back to Patti at Perfume Posse,Marina at Perfume Smellin' Things, and Gaia at The Non-Blonde.) Serge Lutens Nuit de Cellophane was created by perfumer Christopher Sheldrake;...

Have you entered our Comme des Garcons competition yet? If you want to get your hands on a free bottle of the brand new Comme des Garcons unisex perfume, this is your friendly reminder that today is the FINAL day to enter the competition to be in with a chance of winning! We're thrilled to...

I like soliflores and I think it's important to try one (or more) if you're curious about a certain floral note, so if anyone asks me to recommend "a violet fragrance," I'll suggest that she start with Annick Goutal La Violette. Annick Goutal La Violette is available as 100 ml Eau de...

The famous , conceived and designed by the perfume genius in 1992, are described by him as "more of a refined salon for perfumes than a boutique". There you can shop his exclusive line of fragrances. I am a huge fan of his perfumes. Here you see my very own Serge Lutens collection. is...

dark and cold days of winter as a reminder of spring and the beauty that comes with. Since Mother Nature decided to bring the sharp winds and snow (!!) a little bit early (ahem, Halloween weekend) it was the perfect time for a bit of nostalgia. The scent originally came to be as perfumer...

Annick Goutal Le Mimosa ~ new perfume Posted by Robin on 20 January 2011 Annick Goutal will launch Le Mimosa, the latest perfume in their limited edition soliflore collection, in March. Le Mimosa was developed by perfumer Isabelle Doyen , and features notes of peach, anise, iris, mimosa,...

Serge Lutens La Fille de Berlin was developed by perfumer Christopher Sheldrake. It is available in 50 ml Eau de Parfum; for buying information, see the listing for Serge Lutens under Perfume Houses. Note: image is Giant Roses by bjaglin at flickr; some rights reserved. 2. I will not...

 

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