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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Within 20 minutes, Noontide Petals' signature is set in this sweet and sour warmth, and the fragrance's flowers have faded to a bare green tinge. Despite its delicate name, as with other Tauer fragrances, Noontide Petals doesn't pussyfoot around. It's a velveteen coat of a perfume, cut in...

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...

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...

 

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