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In time for the holidays, Bond No 9 has released three unique, creative and appealing fragrances at a variety of price points. 0

Bond No 9′s Trio of releases hits the right notes.

Posted on December 10, 2013

In time for the holidays, Bond No 9 has released three unique, creative and appealing fragrances at a variety of price points.

If 2013 were to have its own sleeper scent, Dior's Gris Montaigne would immediately come to mind as the critics' darling. 0

Review: Dior La Collection Privée Gris Montaigne

Posted on July 1, 2013

If 2013 were to have its own sleeper scent, Dior’s Gris Montaigne would immediately come to mind as the critics’ darling.

Before the advent of MTV or "yuppies", men's colognes were bold, brash and unapologetic, and One Man Show by Jacques Bogart was an 80's hallmark. 0

Cheap Thrills: One Man Show by Jacques Bogart

Posted on June 1, 2013

Before the advent of MTV or “yuppies”, men’s colognes were bold, brash and unapologetic, and One Man Show by Jacques Bogart was an 80′s hallmark.

Cartier L'Heure Fougueuse translates to "spirited" or "rash", but  does that aptly describe a refined and elegant fragrance? 0

Review of Cartier L’Heure Fougueuse: The art of sophistication.

Posted on February 1, 2013

Cartier L’Heure Fougueuse translates to “spirited” or “rash”, but does that aptly describe a refined and elegant fragrance?

Olfactive Studio Autoportrait: Self-portrait of a personal experience. In my previous “Meet the Perfumer” series on Olfactive Studio, I introduced the house and how I […] 3

Olfactive Studio Autoportrait: Self-portrait of a personal experience.

Posted on December 7, 2012

Olfactive Studio Autoportrait: Self-portrait of a personal experience. In my previous “Meet the Perfumer” series on Olfactive Studio, I introduced the house and how I […]

Though it's been around a while, Hermes Eau des Merveilles has been a sleeper scent geared toward women, but also equally suited for men. 2

Hermes Eau des Merveilles: More masculine than you’d think.

Posted on October 22, 2012

Though it’s been around a while, Hermes Eau des Merveilles has been a sleeper scent geared toward women, but also equally suited for men.

Tom Ford Private Blend Noir de Noir is a perennial favorite and an exceptional luxury fragrance that speaks volumes about the person wearing it. 7

Noir de Noir (Tom Ford Private Blend): The ‘other’ black.

Posted on October 4, 2012

Tom Ford Private Blend Noir de Noir is a perennial favorite and an exceptional luxury fragrance that speaks volumes about the person wearing it.

Ormonde Jayne's Isfarkand is a study in simplicity of elements and creativity in composition leading to a refined and sophisticated outcome. 1

Ormonde Jayne Isfarkand (Review): Sophistication needn’t be complex.

Posted on September 19, 2012

Ormonde Jayne’s Isfarkand is a study in simplicity of elements and creativity in composition leading to a refined and sophisticated outcome.

Kiton for Men is a surprisingly versatile, distinguished, masculine fragrance that is a great option for a simple daily-wear scent. 0

Kiton for Men (Review): A under-rated and versatile men’s fragrance.

Posted on August 21, 2012

Kiton for Men is a surprisingly versatile, distinguished, masculine fragrance that is a great option for a simple daily-wear scent.