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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.

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 you poured every Bond No 9 release from the last two years into one big bucket, mixed and decanted it, the result would be Perfumista Avenue. 0

Style Over Substance: Bond No 9 Perfumista Avenue

Posted on October 21, 2013

If you poured every Bond No 9 release from the last two years into one big bucket, mixed and decanted it, the result would be Perfumista Avenue.

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.

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.

As his inaugural perfume release, designer Denis Durand has partnered with Martine Micallef to introduce Le Parfum Couture Denis Durand for M. Micallef. 2

Review: Le Parfum Couture Denis Durand for M. Micallef

Posted on June 1, 2013

As his inaugural perfume release, designer Denis Durand has partnered with Martine Micallef to introduce Le Parfum Couture Denis Durand for M. Micallef.

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.

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.