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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.

Camille Henfling's revival of the Von Eusersdorff fragrance heritage has resulted in a creative selection of scents, all worthy of discovery. 0

Von Eusersdorff New York: Rediscovering a fragrant heritage.

Posted on November 22, 2013

Camille Henfling’s revival of the Von Eusersdorff fragrance heritage has resulted in a creative selection of scents, all worthy of discovery.

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.

Francis Kurkdjian gets high marks for Aqua Vitae's versatility and potential for being a go-to for men seeking a light-yet-interesting scent. 0

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Vitae: Light yet versatile.

Posted on October 22, 2013

Francis Kurkdjian gets high marks for Aqua Vitae’s versatility and potential for being a go-to for men seeking a light-yet-interesting scent.

Geza Schoen has developed a masterful work that commands us to take notice, and gs03 defines a floral musk that is both enticing and sensual. 0

gs03 for Biehl Parfumkunstwerke: Redefining the floral musk.

Posted on August 13, 2013

Geza Schoen has developed a masterful work that commands us to take notice, and gs03 defines a floral musk that is both enticing and sensual.

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.

Aftelier Perfumes Tango is a perfect example of using interesting, unexpected ingredients to create a compelling story and fragrance experience. 1

Aftelier Perfumes Tango: A sensual, smoldering experience.

Posted on March 20, 2013

Aftelier Perfumes Tango is a perfect example of using interesting, unexpected ingredients to create a compelling story and fragrance experience.

Hermes Ambre Narguile, part of their Hermessence collection, is an intoxicatingly sweet interpretation of near confectionary amber, honey and spices. 0

Hermes Hermessence Ambre Narguile: Sweet intoxication?

Posted on December 12, 2012

Hermes Ambre Narguile, part of their Hermessence collection, is an intoxicatingly sweet interpretation of near confectionary amber, honey and spices.

Ormonde Jayne's The Four Corners of the Earth collection pays homage to the different parts of the world and the cultural diversity of London. 0

The Four Corners of the Earth: Ormond Jayne’s New Collection

Posted on October 29, 2012

Ormonde Jayne’s The Four Corners of the Earth collection pays homage to the different parts of the world and the cultural diversity of London.