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New Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Limon Verde

Guerlain’s Aqua Allegoria line is a collection of perfumes that are light and fresh, inspired by gardens. The line has been around since 1999, and over the years there have been 31 perfumes, of which 4 have becoming permanent fixtures. The latest is Aqua Allegoria, inspired by a Brazilian Festival. Equal parts festive and fresh, […]

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New From L’Occitane Collection de Grasse: NÉROLI & ORCHIDÉE EAU DE TOILETTE

I love L’Occitane’s Collection de Grasse: it’s an awesome line of perfumes that work around basic notes.  The scents all have an earthiness to them and smell simple and pure.  The new Neroli and Orchidee collection is part of the Collection de Grasse and promises a floral sweet scent. Neroli and Orchid are two white […]

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Jo Malone London Rain Collection

London Rain – there’s nothing that smells quite as good as the air after a rainfall, and Jo Malone’s latest collection builds on that idea. The London Rain Collection features four different scents in a large 100ml bottles ($135 each). The four scents are: Rain & Angelica Glassy beads of dew, awakening a London park […]

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New Philosophy Loveswept Fragrance

Philosophy comes out with its Loveswept perfume just in time for Valentine’s day so if you’re looking for something to gift, this would be timely. A warm floral fruity blend, Loveswept opens with bergamot and then quickly moves on to notes of Jasmine, Lotus Blossom, and Passion Fruit. The drydown is musk, creamy amber and […]

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Balenciaga Rosabotanica Review

This scent is addictive. Not that it smells so good that I can’t stop smelling myself, but more that it doesn’t smell like anything specific and I can’t figure it out and so I keep wearing it and smelling it. I like it… but I couldn’t tell you why. Rosabotanica is described as a “dangerous […]

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Valentina Oud Assoluto Perfume Review

Oud has been the “it” fragrance ingredient for a few years now, and to be honest, I’ve missed out on the trend because I wasn’t into perfumes for about a year and a half. But I’m back in the game now (I’m sure you can tell by some recent fragrance reviews) and the first fragrance […]

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Latest Perfume Obsession: The Aerin Fragrance Collection

This month, if you head to the Estee Lauder counter at Holt Renfrew Bloor St., Yorkdale, Calgary, and Vancouver locations, you will find the brand new Aerin fragrance collection.  Like everything that’s been put out by Aerin Lauder so far, the perfumes are hand-created and meant to represent and fit into Aerin’s uptown aesthetic.  She […]

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Boucheron Place Vendome

I’m a sucker for good packaging – more often than not, when a company invests in the packaging it means that they’ve invested in what’s inside the packaging too. Plus, it’s always nice to have a beautiful objet on your vanity or in your bathroom because you also know that it’s going to last. That’s […]

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Fresh Life Eau de Parfum

This winter, Fresh launches a brand new fragrance: Life eau de parfum. In keeping with the rest of Fresh’s lineup and overall aesthetic, this perfume is, of course, fresh and easy to wear, although it seems more floral than what they have already. Opening notes are strongly citrus: velvet bergamot, vanilla grass, and dreamy cypress. […]

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Tristan’s New Fragrance and a Giveaway!

Wednesday night the epic shopping party of the year, Twas the Night, saw the launch of Tristan’s new fragrance. With a version for Elle and for Lui, Tristan introduced a new classic into the world of perfume. The women’s version is absolutely floral but with a more masculine unexpected dry down. It is at once […]

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