Wikipedia Fragrances

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

Yves Saint Laurent Belle D'Opium_50ml_EdP

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, […]

Olivier Durbano Heliotrope – Floral Accords Coupled with a Precious Mineral

Olivier Durbano Heliotrope_100ml_EdP

This post marks a premiere for me, because it is the first time that I’m sampling a perfume prior to its official launch. And this happened thanks to an artisanal perfumery boutique which for me, stands as a reference of how this businesses are supposed to be conducted. The fragrance in question is Heliotrope, the […]

Chanel No. 19 Poudre – The Gentle Aroma of Iris

Chanel No. 19 Poudre_EdP

Launched in 1971, subsequent to the disappearance of Coco, Chanel No. 19 is an iconic Chanel fragrance, developed by the famous perfumer Henri Robert. Supposedly Mademoiselle Chanel’s favorite (it was named after her birth date), this scent was reportedly denied mass production, so that the French designer could be the only one to enjoy it. […]