woody Archive

Tom Ford Private Blend Azure Lime is a fresh, citrus-aromatic addition to his high-end line-up, but is often criticized as unremarkable. Why? Read on... 0

Review: Tom Ford Private Blend Azure Lime. Gimlet or Mojito?

Posted on December 14, 2012

Tom Ford Private Blend Azure Lime is a fresh, citrus-aromatic addition to his high-end line-up, but is often criticized as unremarkable. Why? Read on…

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 […]

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.

Forget that Hanae Mori HiM is a simplified, elemental, creamier version of something that's been done before. It's something you'll actually want. 0

Hanae Mori HiM: A rugged, spicy/woody fragrance for the masses.

Posted on September 12, 2012

Forget that Hanae Mori HiM is a simplified, elemental, creamier version of something that’s been done before. It’s something you’ll actually want.

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.

Bond No 9 I Love New York for Marriage Equality celebrates in fragrance the one year anniversary of New York's marriage equality act. 0

Bond No 9 I Love New York for Marriage Equality (Review)

Posted on August 9, 2012

Bond No 9 I Love New York for Marriage Equality celebrates in fragrance the one year anniversary of New York’s marriage equality act.

Ormonde Man is a strong woody-spicy fragrance and a statement of craftsmanship by a niche house focused on nuance and quality. 0

Ormonde Jayne London Perfumery Ormonde Man

Posted on August 2, 2012

Ormonde Man is a strong woody-spicy fragrance and a statement of craftsmanship by a niche house focused on nuance and quality.

The By Kilian perfume line focuses on a luxury experience using natural ingredients. But is Straight to Heaven worthy of a $395 price? 7

Review – By Kilian Straight to Heaven: Luxe perfume, Uber Luxe price.

Posted on June 20, 2012

The By Kilian perfume line focuses on a luxury experience using natural ingredients. But is Straight to Heaven worthy of a $395 price?

Few scents get as many accolades as Lalique Encre Noire, and for good reason. This week's Budget Options explores the reasons. 1

Cheap Thrills: Lalique Encre Noire Pour Homme

Posted on May 7, 2012

Few scents get as many accolades as Lalique Encre Noire, and for good reason. This week’s Budget Options explores the reasons.