The Osmotheque Class + Serge Lutens Palais Royal Yellow Room: May 2018

Hi Posse, I’m following on from last weeks Paris Springtime 2018 post. As there were over a dozen perfumistas congregated in Paris on the same weekend I organised for us to do a class at The Osmotheque on the Friday… Continue Reading

Art & Olfaction Awards 2018: London

Hello Posse. A subversive awards? One aimed at the Indie and Artisan section so often overlooked by the major awards. Somewhere that the small batch creator can get a nod, a nomination or an award. Sign me up. When I… Continue Reading

Paris Springtime 2018

Hello Posse, Just got home from a fabulous three week sojourn in Paris Springtime 2018 with a short side trip to London (more next week). To say we had a good time is true and the most massive understatement. We met… Continue Reading

Foudre by Pierre Guillaume for Croisière 2015

Hello Perfume Posse, As you probably know I’m a fan of Pierre Guillaume. Today I want to talk to you about a fragrance from the Croisière line that he brought out in 2015, Foudre (Also known as Fleur de Foudre). Sadly,… Continue Reading

Silvana by Silvana Casoli for IL PROFVMO 2017

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Hey Posse! I recently ordered from First In Fragrance and asked them to throw in some samples of new stuff I’ve probably never smelled before. One of the carded samples is Silvana by IL PROFVMO. Created by house perfumer Silvana Casoli to… Continue Reading

Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune by Jean-Paul Guerlain and Mathilde Laurent for Guerlain 1999

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Hi there POSSE! Guerlain brought in the Aqua Allegoria line to entice a new generation of consumers to their products. I’m told that Parisienne women were often brought to Guerlain quite young to choose their first fragrance. It was quite an… Continue Reading

Isle of Man by Alienor Massenet for P Frapin & Cie 2017

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Hi Posse. Recently I met the Creative Director for P Frapin & Cie parfums, David Frossard. He was in Sydney to launch the latest two Frapin frags Laskarina and Isle of Man. Directly after Sydney he was to hit Melbourne… Continue Reading