It's taken me a while to get around to trying the Pentachord fragrances from Tauer Perfumes, mainly just because they were difficult to find in New York City for a while and I never quite seemed to get around to placing a sample order. When I did finally try them this month, it was immediately...

I'm used to thinking of iris as the shapeshifter of perfume, but leather fragrances can be equally squirrelly. From the sharp, dominatrix nappa of Robert Piguet Bandit and the oily, sweet saddle leather of Caron Tabac Blond, to the fresh, air-salt suede of DelRae Mythique and the floral glove...

News that Johnny Depp is modelling Dior's new men's fragrance, Sauvage, has been making the rounds this month, and now the company has announced August 24 as its on-sale date for Australia and New Zealand. Unlike his colleague Brad Pitt, who was the rare male face for Chanel No. 5, Depp is...

are already lots of celebrity fragrances available these days, Lady Gaga made sure "Fame" has a unique feature and that is its color! This is made of a black liquid that doesn't leave any mark or spot on the skin or clothes. Aside from being unique, the black color holds an important...

Johnny Deep has gone under the skin of many characters in his lifetime. However, the 51 year old American actor has been roped in for the first time to star in a campaign for fragrance. The house of Dior stars Johnny Depp as its iconic ambassador for a new men's fragrance to be unveiled in...

Enter: Histoires de Parfums Pétroleum (by perfumer Gerald Ghislain). In the Pétroleum PR materials, reference is made to "Black Gold"...and I'm not sure if that's describing oud or petroleum (both would qualify for that title, I guess, and both aromas are present in Pétroleum). Pétroleum...

Several quick reviews of recent(ish) fragrances: Andrea Maack Coal, Jimmy Choo Flash, Strange Invisible Perfumes Likewise. Feel free to add your own quick reviews of recent releases in the comments! Coal is Reykjavík-based artist Andrea Maack's sixth fragrance, and it was inspired by one...

Miriam is the first fragrance in Tableau de Parfums, a planned series of fragrances by Andy Tauer of Tauer Perfumes created to accompany film shorts from the Woman's Picture film series by Brian Pera. During this ten-year project, Andy Tauer and Brian Pera will work together on three films...

Lady Gaga in her new Fame fragrance ad. Photo: Via Lady Gaga By now, Lady Gaga has pulled out ALL the stops to promote her new Fame fragrance—the debut ad featured her lying in the nude with little men crawling all over her body (don't ask) with the lovely black liquid-filled bottle propped...

a novelty perfume in interesting packaging. Paper Passion's literal/"literary" qualities don't appeal to me at all. Now, if Paper Passion scented a candle I might be tempted. After I reviewed Paper Passion, a friend2 suggested I compare it to another "literary" fragrance: In The Library by...

 

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