Now in Bloom: tuberose. Try in Ombre Indigo by Olfactive Studio, an inigmatic covert tuberose, its sweet rich aroma disguised as leather and incense.
Top notes: petitgrain, plum, tuberose absolute, saffron, bigarade orange.
Heart: incense, papyrus, vetiver, leather.
Base notes: amber, benzoin, musk
New in: Bee by Zoologist, rich kaleidoscopic honeyed woods. In Bee it’s the sweet theme flowing from layer to layer: from heliotrope and mimosa to the honeyed orange blossom and then to gooey sweet benzoin, labdanum and vanilla stream in the base.
Top notes: orange, ginger syrup, royal jelly accord....
Introducing: Bon Parfumeur's bestsellers in the new 100 ml size.
Their 30 mls (@£45) are nicely pocket sized, but when it comes to value for money 100 mls (@£75) win.
Now available in 100 ml: 001 (a bright citrus), 302 (a sensual amber), 602 (a versatile vetiver/cedarwood blend) and 902...
Apples in a snowy orchard: I am Trash by Etat Libre d'Orange, featuring novel natural extracts and advanced synthetics to create the frozen flowers and frosted unpicked fruit in clear cold air effect.
Upcycled or zero-waste notes: rose neo-absolute, apple essense, Atlas cedarwood, sandalore, akigalawood (a fraction of patchouli oil),...
Grand florals: Quelques Fleurs L'Original by Houbigant. A groundbreaking (for 1912) formula in which perfumer did not highlight a particular flower/plant theme but worked towards an artistic abstraction while blurring and blending the natures aromas into a intriguing ('quelques' is 'some' in French) floral man made maze.
Top notes: bergamot,...
Now in Bloom: freesias. Etat Libre d'Orange mix this fresh gently spicy floral nuance with gun powder, caramelized popcorn and a dusty powdery carrot seeds note and the mix becomes a novel soft leather.
Notes: ambrette seeds, black pepper, carrot seeds, cumin, freesia, gun powder accord, iris (orris root), popcorn...