Style Board Autumn 2015 : Achromatist
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A Season in Fragrance : Five for Autumn
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A Season in Fragrance : Five for Summer
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A Season in Fragrance : Five for Spring
March 1, 2015
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Coal by Andrea Maack
NOTES : SICHUAN PEPPER, PINK PEPPER, JUNIPER BERRY, CEDAR, PAPYRUS, COAL, SANDALWOOD, PATCHOULI, LEATHER
Dusty papyrus, then something mineral and metallic, progressing to flint on pyrite producing a spark.
Then incense, and a spare greyness. Surre...
Dark Heart of Old Havana by 4160 Tuesdays
NOTES : ORANGE, PEACH, GRAPEFRUIT, SUGAR, TOBACCO, BERGAMOT, TONKA, JASMINE, COFFEE, VANILLA, MUSK, BLACK PEPPER
My skin chemistry doesn't accentuate the coffee note, which is a disappointment.
The rest is all good, though. Bur...
Aedes do Venustas Signature Scent
NOTES : RHUBARB, VETIVER, RED BERRIES, TOMATO LEAF, INCENSE, GREEN APPLE, HAZELNUT, HONEYSUCKLE
Perhaps the least unisex fragrance I have featured thus far.
A timeless women's scent - for classic beauties who don't mind getting dirt...
A City on Fire by Imaginary Authors
NOTES : CADE OIL, SPIKENARD, CARDAMOM, CLEARWOOD, DARK BERRIES, BURNT MATCH
A similar opening to Union's Celtic Fire but flintier, and all-round more complex.
If you enjoy a narrative perfume that reveals itself gradually, this is f...
Celtic Fire by Union
NOTES : PEAT, FIR BALSAM, PINE NEEDLES, OAK, MARMITE, BOG MYRTLE, BIRCH TAR, TEA, TOAST
A very convincing peat fire scent - powerful, but with a surprisingly delicate, sweet drydown.
Recommended for those who appreciate a challenge.
Visit the UNION...
June 1, 2014
Aleria by Testa Maura
NOTES : BEESWAX, BERGAMOT, LEMON
Very realistic and refreshing; this is a denser scent than its three notes might suggest.
All the facets of a lemon tree are there: with leafy, green lemon top notes; a rounder, fruity lemon middle; and an earthy l...