How Deep That Rabbit Hole Really Is? Femme by Rochas

For the last day or two I kept seeing this perfectly shaped bottle in the back of my head. This extremely feminine and sexy bottle, yet strong and fearless, with amber coloured juice inside…

#scentoftheday Femme by Rochas

Femme by Rochas
Femme by Rochas | photo by BonjourPerfume

Today I dug this perfume out from the deepest and darkest corner…. I haven’t worn it for years! Mainly because it used to give me headaches and nausea… But today it felt right…. Continue reading “How Deep That Rabbit Hole Really Is? Femme by Rochas”

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How Deep That Rabbit Hole Really Is? Femme by Rochas

Tell Me More About Barcelona…

This morning saw the end of another storm in Ireland. It was still wet and very windy, even though the worst was already over.Β I blind picked a sample, spritzed it on my wrists, and ran off to work…

#scentoftheday and first wearing ofΒ Carner Barcelona – D600

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Carner Barcelona – D600 eau de parfum | photo by BonjourPerfume

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Tell Me More About Barcelona…

Esxence Diary – Majda Bekkali

Majda Bekkali sounds like a magical spell to me.. This is a name of a very creative and passionate lady, born in Morocco. And this relatively new fragrance house isΒ with us since 2009.

Majda Bekkali sculpture-olfactive
Majda Bekkali collection | image from Majda Bekkali website

As soon as I close my eyes I can instantly envision the beautifully shaped bottles. They are like stones – so smooth and sleek like the ones caressed by the constant movement of waves… And those colourful ‘stones’ fit your hand perfectly, just like a favourite mug, the one and only… Now, the scents that fill those gorgeous bottles are purely exceptional pieces of art. Each one of them is telling a different story,Β  with passion for life pulsing through.. Continue reading “Esxence Diary – Majda Bekkali”

Esxence Diary – Majda Bekkali

Olfactive Voyages – Bloom Perfumery

Many moons ago I stopped by at a wonderful enchanted garden in the centre of London – Bloom Perfumery.

Bloom Perfumery, London | photo by BonjourPerfume

Every single perfume creation carries its secret but not all of them are worthy of your attention, time, and effort. Some talk to you and you get an instant connection. Others might discourage you at first sniff but with time they would become your most loved scents. How to know? How to choose wisely and not make a mistake? Continue reading “Olfactive Voyages – Bloom Perfumery”

Olfactive Voyages – Bloom Perfumery

Wild Atlantic Way – Cloon Keen Atelier

We popped into Galway for an afternoon, and what a pleasant surprise – and what an unexpected discovery! – Cloon Keen Atelier is located just in the middle of the Wild Atlantic Way, on the Main St in Galway city!

Cloon Keen Atelier in Galway, Ireland

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Wild Atlantic Way – Cloon Keen Atelier

The Many Faces Of Black Orchid

Tom Ford and his legendary fragrance Black Orchid. Our heads have been spinning from 2006 with its very recognizable trail.

Tom Ford – Black Orchid edp | photo by BonjourPerfume

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”

The Many Faces Of Black Orchid