Honorine Blanc Fragrances

Yves Saint Laurent Belle D’Opium – Much Fuss over Nothing

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In the history of perfumery Opium is deemed by everybody as one iconic fragrance. As a result, with this kind of background, you can only presume that every new creation derived in some way or another from Opium, could only be something worth smelling, and ultimately deserving a spot in a “to buy” list. But, […]

Calvin Klein Encounter – The Aroma of a Young Generation

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It seems that the creative team from the Calvin Klein’s fragrance department has been in a blackout for the last couple of years, because I can not remember a single one perfume (at least a masculine one!) that was worthy of a little attention, not to mention any able to enter a “to buy list”. […]

Diesel Loverdose – Nothing but Love

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Although it was launched last year and benefitted from plenty of favorable reviews, I never had a chance to sniff Loverdose, the most recent fragrance from Diesel dedicated to young girls. This unfortunate deficiency was solved the past weekend, when this feminine oriental woody fragrance developed by perfumers Olivier Cresp and Honorine Blanc revealed itself as […]

Ralph Lauren Polo Explorer – A Sophisticated Fragrance for Brave Spirits

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The prototype of American classic style, Ralph Lauren Corporation represents an assurance of quality for each and every one of their marketed products. And probably against all my respect for this fashion house, I have only bought (for myself!) one Ralph Lauren perfume: Polo Black. Therefore, you imagine my interest back in 2007, when they […]