Eau Noire by Christian Dior

Eau Noire by Christian Dior

Notes: Thyme, Sage, Lavender, Cedar, Coffee, Immortelle, Saffron, Leather, Violet, Vanilla, and Licorice Eau Noire is one of the original offerings from Maison Christian Dior’s La Collection Privée, which was launched in 2004. For the launch, Hedi Slimane partnered with…

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Review: Chocolate Cauldron Perfume Oil by Black Baccara

Review: Chocolate Cauldron Perfume Oil by Black Baccara

Notes: charred marshmallow, toasted almond, melted dark chocolate, fire pit smoke, and aged dark vanilla syrup For those like me, who are less familiar with perfume oils – it is worthwhile noting that perfume oils are best if allowed to sit…

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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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