July 24, 2022

Neroli Mediterraneo by Perris Monte Carlo (Gian Luca Perris, 2022.)

Ethereal Neroli Mediterraneo, the latest contribution to Perris Monte Carlo Italy Collection, stays elegantly bright and crisp all the way.

July 14, 2022

Solaro Collection by UERMI (Pierre-Constantin Guéros, 2022.) – The Sunny State Of Mind

The newly launched Uermi’s Solaro Collection is a beautiful example that a concept of the summer collection can be smart and emotionally engaging when presented with sensibility and sophistication.

July 10, 2022

Riviera Verbena by Nicolai Parfumeur Createur  (Patricia de Nicolai, 2022.)

Riviera Verbena (2022.) is light, summery, full-profile marine, with a touch of verbena.

April 18, 2022

Naples by Gallivant (Nick Steward / Luca Maffei, 2021.)

The scents and memories I brought from Naples cannot be more different from Naples by Gallivant, created by Luca Maffei. On both of my visits to Naples, I was a tourist having merely enough time to grasp the meaning of the sentence attributed to Goethe: “To see Naples and die…

August 4, 2021

Le Grand Jeu by Voyages Imaginaries (Camille Goutal, Isabelle Doyen, 2021.)

My Scent of the Day is Le Grand Jeu by Voyages Imaginaries, a new brand launched by one of my favourite creative tandems: Isabelle Doyen and Camille Goutal. This is a captivating tuberose/gardenia, coconut and vanilla perfume and it’s composition is, as a whole collection, made from only natural ingredients….

July 26, 2021

Joyful Collection by Miguel Matos Perfumes (2021)

Twisted Tuberose, Summer Oud, Chypre Caramel and Agua Exotica make a joyful Joyful Collection!

March 1, 2021

Exit the King by Etat Libre d’Orange (Ralf Schwieger / Cecile Matton, 2020.)

ELDO’s metastory – from portraits and controversy towards the absurd. The new chypre, created by Ralf Schweiger, has got a catche in the description.

February 14, 2021

Nin Shar by Jul et Mad (Sidonie Lancesseur, 2015.)

Happy Valentine’s day! My SOTD is Nin Shar by Jul et Mad, created by Sidonie Lancesseur in 2015. Nin Shar is a mythical tale about the oriental, empress rose: about her rich royal status, about her voluminous roundness and maturity, about her self-satisfying hedonism and about her power in partnerships,…

October 31, 2020

Jicky by Guerlain (Aime Guerlain, 1889.) – In memoriam Sir Thomas Sean Connery

I’m wearing Jicky today as my fragrant homage to unforgettable Sean Connery (25 August 1930 – 31 October 2020). After the news that Sean Connery was no longer with us, I went to my drawer with a library of perfume classics and sifted through until I finally picked – Jicky….

October 27, 2020

Lisbon Clubs 1920 collection by Miguel Matos (2020)

Olimpia Club, Bristol Club, Palace Club and Majestic Club Smelling Bristol. Majestic, Olimpia, and Palace, perfumes by Miguel Matos from Lisbon Clubs 1920 collection (2020), I wondered if exactly a century later, in this time of self-protective distances and new Puritanism, we are witnessing the final extinction of clubs? Clubs…