Tom Ford and his legendary fragrance Black Orchid. Our heads have been spinning from 2006 with its very recognizable trail.
The very first time I tried it, it must have been around 2013 or so.. And I got such a punch in my nose from it! I hated it, to be honest, as it was too overpowering! It was giving me headaches, and I couldn’t understand what all the fuss was about… Continue reading “The Many Faces Of Black Orchid”→
My journey with Zoologist Perfumes started quite a while ago, I suppose around the time when their Civet won the Art and Olfaction Awards in 2017, and I got slightly deeper into browsing through online forums and perfume related groups on Facebook. The artwork back then fascinated me the most! Those beautifully drawn animals, so elegantly dressed in suits, and robes, and dresses – I’d never seen anything like that before! And one year in, I am finally able to try these beauties on my skin.
Today Vilnius lit up the Christmas tree 🙂 there was a beautiful concert, very many local music stars came on stage, and the whole cathedral square was filled with people 🙂 even with rain and occasional snow, the atmosphere was very cozy. It felt like the whole huge family came together to celebrate this event 🙂 Continue reading “Bonjour Project – Day 19”→
1. #SOTD – a mixture of very many The Merchant of Venice perfumes, but at the end I layered my scarf with Lyric from Amouage… just because it was there on a shelf, staring at me… and now I feel it everywhere… it is my favorite fragrance from this brand.. 🙂 Continue reading “Bonjour Project – Day 13”→
Today I am embracing journeying across the World through the sense of smell…
Well, my nose has quietly betrayed me and I can soothe the respiratory system with some thyme tea, that way giving in to realization that perfume actually has the ability to store memories. And with those memories it carries emotions, feelings, everything personal and ever so powerful. Continue reading “Message In A Bottle”→
This year is quite unusual and I find myself travelling more than ever, and I am loving it! 🙂 Recently my better half (let’s call him Mr.G) took me on a lovely short break in Paris via Amsterdam. Every day of the trip was a fragrant adventure… 🙂
Recently I felt the urge to stop and listen, to enjoy and appreciate what I actually have, to give it time and just observe what perfume makes me feel… And it felt like it was enough of jumping from one fragrance to another, it was time to stick to one for a while and get to know it better. Continue reading “Velvety Smokiness – Shalimar”→