oud Archive

Recently, Tom Ford Private Blend released two new oud-based scents and a reworked Oud Wood. We've examined all three, so here's our perspective. 6

Tom Ford Private Blend Oud Wood, Oud Fleur and Tobacco Oud

Posted on December 16, 2013

Recently, Tom Ford Private Blend released two new oud-based scents and a reworked Oud Wood. We’ve examined all three, so here’s our perspective.

The Ormonde Jayne Four Corners of the Earth collection is masterfully-crafted and eloquently captures the nuances of their cultural inspirations. 1

Ormonde Jayne: The Four Corners of the Earth collection.

Posted on November 11, 2013

The Ormonde Jayne Four Corners of the Earth collection is masterfully-crafted and eloquently captures the nuances of their cultural inspirations.

As a writer and consumer, I now question adding any new Oud scent to my collection unless the experience is different, striking, artistic and imaginative. 3

Op-Ed: Oud. The new “aquatics of the 90′s”.

Posted on October 21, 2013

As a writer and consumer, I now question adding any new Oud scent to my collection unless the experience is different, striking, artistic and imaginative.

Micallef Aoud has become regarded as a classic and reference standard for oud scents, and an excellent gateway fragrance. 0

Micallef Aoud (2003): Ten years of a classic.

Posted on August 13, 2013

Micallef Aoud has become regarded as a classic and reference standard for oud scents, and an excellent gateway fragrance.

If you appreciate the subtle signatures and understated refinement, Creed Millesime 1849 will be everything vintage that you've come to love. 0

Creed Millesime 1849: Everything we’ve grown to love in Creed.

Posted on July 1, 2013

If you appreciate the subtle signatures and understated refinement, Creed Millesime 1849 will be everything vintage that you’ve come to love.

Among the scents discontinued with Bond No. 9's Andy Warhol Foundation license agreement was Bond No 9 Andy Warhol. In many ways, it was a merciful end. 0

Farewell, Bond No 9 Andy Warhol. And please don’t come back.

Posted on June 1, 2013

Among the scents discontinued with Bond No. 9′s Andy Warhol Foundation license agreement was Bond No 9 Andy Warhol. In many ways, it was a merciful end.

Guerlain's Rose Nacreé du Desert is much different from the other scents in the Les Deserts d'Orient Collection in its traditional treatment. 0

Rose Nacreé du Desert by Guerlain: A rose yet not as sweet

Posted on March 6, 2013

Guerlain’s Rose Nacreé du Desert is much different from the other scents in the Les Deserts d’Orient Collection in its traditional treatment.

With the release of his Oud Moods collection, Francis Kurkdjian has created three elegantly crafted and masterful works of art in fragrance. 1

Review: Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Moods Collection

Posted on February 22, 2013

With the release of his Oud Moods collection, Francis Kurkdjian has created three elegantly crafted and masterful works of art in fragrance.

We've spent just a little time with two of the three Oud Moods from Maison Francis Kurkdjian, but here are some initial impressions. 0

First Impressions: Oud Moods by Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Posted on February 18, 2013

We’ve spent just a little time with two of the three Oud Moods from Maison Francis Kurkdjian, but here are some initial impressions.