Bois d’Hadrien by Camille Goutal for Annick Goutal 2017

Bois d'Hadrien Annick Goutal Fragrantica

Hi there Perfume Posse. First I need to say how utterly gutted I am by them removing Annick’s name from the Goutal line. What bastards! She created the brand, died and now her daughter and Pacific Amore have dishonoured her… Continue Reading

Grand Amour by Annick Goutal, Francis Camail for Annick Goutal 1996

Grand Amour Annick Goutal crocus cocoparisienne Pixabay

Hi there Posse Peeps! Grand Amour by Annick Goutal is one of my all time favourites and turning 21 this year. Sadly it tends to sit a bit neglected lately. I did not bring it out of the cupboard once in our Southern… Continue Reading

Vanille Charnelle by Camille Goutal, Isabelle Doyen for Annick Goutal 2015

Vanille Charnelle Annick Goutal Fragrantica

Hello Posse Peepers, Vanille Charnelle came out in a trilogy of more expensive Annick Goutal fragrances in 2015. New bottle shape, high end marketing and costly ingredients. Nobody seemed to notice. It was like they never happened. I loved the idea… Continue Reading

New Scents To Me: I’m A Bit Behind

Hey there Perfume Posse! New Scents To Me, OMG how did I get so far behind in the smelling stakes. At one point I thought I was smelling at least 20% of the new releases but nowadays there are whole houses… Continue Reading

Anise? Star Anise? In a Perfume?

Hi there Perfume Posse, It’s only in the 21st century that I have even known such a thing as a Star Anise existed. My last partner, being Indian, used it regularly in cooking and it added a sweet depth that… Continue Reading