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

Bookish Portia Reads Mandy Aftel, Luca Turin and Dariush Alavi

Hey Hey Posse Peeps!! It’s Portia from AustralianPerfumeJunkies and I have another trilogy of books to add to your tottering piles of MUST READ tomes. Yes they are perfume centric! I have something for everyone today from novices to manufacturers.… Continue Reading

Wild Roses by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes 2012

Hello Niche Nerds, I have written about Wild Roses by Aftelier Perfumes before at AustralianPerfumeJunkies but since then I have spent more time with this amazing rose fragrance and thought it deserved its own post. The tweens will be all… Continue Reading

Aftelier Sepia Review – Only 700 years behind everyone else!

First time I smelled Sepia, it was just like that – some fecal qualities to it, underlying rot, hay, grass, then layers of dust and time smoothing them all out until I splashed it on and disturbed their peace, and they fanned out, animating time and death. Continue Reading

Buried Treasure

I was going to write a review of a new fragrance, Lancà´me´s Hypnà´se Senses, but instead, I´ve decided to borrow a bit of inspiration from Patty´s last post. Here´s the info if anyone is interested: Hypnà´se Senses is a scent… Continue Reading