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Al Sahra by The Different Company (2020)

Al Sahra is serene and light, ambivalently cold/warm oriental, created by Emilie Coppermann. I’m wearing it on a magnificent summer day, full of contrasts: Sun is at the zenith, summer heat at its peak, but after the big summer storm…

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Piano Santal by L’Orchestre Parfum (2019)

In 2019. L’Orchestre Parfum enriched its perfume ensemble with Piano Santal, a multi-layered and rounded woody. In 2017, the Parisian house launched its first line-up: five perfumes in whose heart, from creation to wearing is connected to music: instruments, the…

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Chemical Love by Maison Olibere (2018)

Wordless eloquence of perfumes empowers me to scream other ways whispering protests: in times like this, I douse myself in loud, extroverted perfume character to create a cloud of penetrating directness before stepping out in the world. Or only in…

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Erawan by Parfums Dusita (2018)

“In the enchanted forestI met an elfhe gave me the chocolateand I tastedall seasons in a moment of time.” There is something surreal, jet familiar in Erawan. It is green, yet glowing golden and brown. It is foresty and earthy,…

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Bee by Zoologist (2019)

After a saturated burst of thickly sweet, golden honey,  Zoologist’s Bee is lifted into the air.  On the way up and out, the wings still smell of honey, but their movement creates airiness. Covered with pollen, the heart of Bee feels like…