Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent

Hey, Hey Posse! Today we are in the department store. Black Opium was released by Yves Saint Laurent (YSL Beauty) in 2014. Perfumers Nathalie Lorson, Marie Salamagne, Olivier Cresp and Honorine Blanc all have their names on it. The bottle is… Continue Reading

Mitsouko 100 Years

Hello Posse! Mitsouko is the most talked about fragrance currently on the scentbloggosphere. 100 years is a real feat in the 21st century where so much is about new and so little is about history. You probably know the history. Matvey… Continue Reading

Myrrh by AbdesSalaam Attar (Raw Perfume Materials)

myrrh AbdesSalaam Attars

Hey there Posse. AbdesSalaam Attar used to be called La Via del Profumo, who I’ve written about on Perfume Posse before. He is doing some really interesting and off the wall raw perfume materials that you can buy to smell the… Continue Reading

Féminité du Bois by Serge Lutens

Hi there Posse! According to Fragrantica Féminité du Bois came originally from the Shiseido range in 1992. Serge Lutens was originally a photographer and brand creative. Also in 1992 he went to do his niche thing with the original four wood… Continue Reading

Lily of the Valley by Penhaligon’s

Lily of the Valley by Penhaligon's

Hey Posse Peeps! There’s been a lot of talk of thunking lately around on APJ. I’m not sure where it originated but it’s such a brilliant idea. Thunk is the sound an empty vial, decant or bottle makes when it… Continue Reading

Rose Royale by Parfum de Nicolai 2017

Rose Royale Parfums de Nicolaï

Hi Posse! PHEW! That’s Xmas done & dusted around here. I really need to get talking about something unrelated in any way. There has been a manufacturers carded sample floating around my desk for a while. It came with a… Continue Reading