Category Archives: Apricot

PHI- Une Rose de Kandahar by Andy Tauer

Picture from Tauer Perfumes If any of you haven’t heard of Andy Tauer, you should learn about him. He’s famous in the perfume world for being completely self-taught and for having a really candid blog, which shows how his business … Continue reading

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Bois et Fruits by Serge Lutens

*Photo by me. I got Bois et Fruits as a gift in the special bell jar that Lutens is known for. Bois et Fruits is another mulled masterpiece by the makers of cozy winter fragrances and weirdness in perfumery alike. … Continue reading

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Albicocca by i Profumi di Firenze

I Profumi di Firenze has a colorful story: it’s the brainchild of perfumer Giovanni di Massimo and Catherine di Medici, by proxy of a perfume recipe manuscript found in the 1966 flooding of Florence. They have a large offering of … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga: Fame (Coty)

After numerous video releases and a buildup that included plenty of self-referencing quotes, Lady Gaga has released her first perfume, Fame. Let me say, I think Lady Gaga was very good when she first came out. Her music was catchy, … Continue reading

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Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta is a modern designer fragrance that lasts forever. This could be a good or a bad thing, but lest it conjure images of Britney Spears’ Curious in your head, I’ll assure you that you’ll probably like this fragrance. … Continue reading

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Tresor and Tresor In Love by Lancome

There seems to be a trend of giving breast reductions and sandals as high heel replacements to some of the great older fragrances in order to lighten and rejuvenate them for the next generation. Chanel already did the honors a … Continue reading

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