Alchemy by Aftelier Perfumes (2018 Holiday Re-Issue)

Hi there Posse! Mandy Aftel has recreated the very first Aftelier fragrance and re-issued it as a special, one time only, super exciting Limited Edition. It’s called Alchemy and I was lucky enough to receive a Press Sample. Sometimes the… Continue Reading

Antique Ambergris by Aftelier Perfumes

Antique Ambergris by Aftelier Perfumes Aug 2018

Hi Posse! NEW STUFF arrived in the mail. This time it’s from the wonderful Mandy Aftel. It’s a solid perfume of Antique Ambergris. WOO HOO! Thanks Mandy! We often speak about Aftelier Perfumes here on Perfume Posse. There’s something so ritualistic… Continue Reading

Honey Blossom by Aftelier Perfumes

Hi there Posse! It’s winter here in Sydney. A lovely warm winter that has felt much more like spring. I’m wearing loads of different stuff but today I felt the need to douse myself in some deliciously fresh Honey Blossom… Continue Reading

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

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