Parfum de Maroc by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes

Hey Hey Posse! Mandy Aftel is amazing. Through her talents of writing, creating, teaching and producing she has basically single handedly inspired a swathe of Indie perfumers to give it a go. Some of the most boundary pushing work is happening… Continue Reading

Curious by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes 2017

Hi there Perfume Posse, Curious is a great name for a fragrance as Britney Spears could tell you. It was the name of Britney’s first fragrance and sold enormously well, still does. I’d like to introduce you to a horse… Continue Reading

Vanilla Smoke by Mandy Aftel: Review: Live Video Sniff

Hi there Posse, Vanilla Smoke is Mandy Aftel’s 2015 release. Mandy is known and loved for her stellar fragrances and also for her books on fragrance (Essence & Alchemy and Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent) and her natural perfumery school. I bought a… Continue Reading

Indie Perfumery Gift List 2015

Hey Perfume Posse, a couple of years ago I did an Indie Perfumery Gift List and I thought it might be fun to do another Indie Perfumery list this year. So much out there and a lot of it is very… Continue Reading

What Was Your Favourite 2014 Fragrance Release?

YoooHoo! Posse! Portia from AustralianPerfumeJunkies and I have been looking through this years cache of new releases. There have been HUNDREDS!!! There was no way I could keep up with them all even though I tried my best. I did… Continue Reading

Come Fly With Me: Freezing Holiday Frags + GIVEAWAY!

Hiya Perfume Posse, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and by now I’m in an A380 heading from mid summer Australia for Europe in winter. I was going to write this post for last week but life got firmly in the… Continue Reading