Strange Creature – Bapteme du Feu by Serge Lutens

Strange Creature – Bapteme du Feu by Serge Lutens

Notes: Burnt orange peel, gunpowder, gingerbread, fresh ginger, cedar, incense, cinnamon, osmanthus, castoreum Bapteme du Feu is a strange fragrance. Translating to literally Baptism of the Fire…flexible to Baptism By Fire, and more loosely perhaps – Trial by Fire? When…

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Bitter Peach by Tom Ford

Bitter Peach by Tom Ford

Notes: Peche de Vine, Sicilian Blood Orange Oil, Cardamom, Rum-infused Davana Oil, Cognac, Labdanum Absolute, Jasmine, Patchouli Oil Indonesia, Sandalwood Oil New Calendonia, Vanilla Bitter Peach is the latest fragrance offering from Tom Ford, which joins previous special AW offerings…

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Fourreau Noir by Serge Lutens: Battle of the SL Lavenders Round 3

Fourreau Noir by Serge Lutens: Battle of the SL Lavenders …

Notes: Lavender, Almond, Tonka bean, Vanilla, Incense, Patchouli,, Cedarwood, Musk “White holster or sheath dress, it can be formidable. Tonka bean and incense, its leathery character only comes into its own in darkness or night. With all the virtue of…

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Borneo 1834 by Serge Lutens

Borneo 1834 by Serge Lutens

Notes: Patchouli, White Flowers, Cardamom, Camphor, Cistus, Galbanum, French Labdanum, Cacao “Why did I pick 1834? That was the year Parisians discovered patchouli. In those days, it came wrapped in silk.” Borneo 1834 is another fragrance that I first tried…

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Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens: Battle of the SL Lavenders Round 2

Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens: Battle of the SL …

Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens, 75 ml Palais Royal Bell Jar Notes: Lavender, Incense or Smoke “Under flower-blue heavens, the grey stones of a chapel called out to me. The limpid name of this fragrance came to me unbidden;…

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