A Quick Trip to Lithuania

Lithuania is my home country… Even though I have lived in Ireland for more than ten years now, it will always stay in my heart as home… With its fields (flat as the back of my hand), its green forests (full of wild mushrooms, delicious blueberries and raspberries, and hazelnuts), also many sky-blue lakes and rivers…

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A Quick Trip to Lithuania

Perfume Portraits – ROADS

New Year – new beginning – new themes on the blog! πŸ™‚

Introducing Perfume Portraits – the new heading for 2019! And to kick start it – a little duo from Roads.

Roads is an Irish niche perfume company. I have noticed them stocked at Harvey Nichols store in Dundrum Town Center in Dublin. And luckily enough I managed to snatch these babies at a local TK Maxx store for a fraction of a price.

Roads – Graduate 1954. Parfum, launched in 2014.

ROADS – Graduate 1954 | photo by BonjourPerfume
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Perfume Portraits – ROADS

Aurora by Charles Wong

How would you describe the feeling of oneness?… How would you explain to someone what it feels to be in love?… What scent would be ideal to describe happiness? Or…how would you scent elegance?..

The perfume which can answer all these questions stands just in front of me. Meet Aurora by Charles Wong.

Aurora par Charles Wong | Image courtesy of Charles Wong
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Aurora by Charles Wong

Perfumed News – Dusita Naming Competition Winner

At the end of last year Parfums Dusita invited everyone around the world to participate in the competition to name their newly created fragrance. The perfume is purple in color and is dedicated to the beautiful flower iris.

After a long winter the wait is finally over! πŸ™‚

Today Pissara Umavijani has taken it to Facebook Live to announce the long awaited winner of this fantastic competition. And I am so happy to pass this piece of news to you, too πŸ™‚

The new Parfums Dusita fragrance is called Splendiris! πŸ™‚

Splendiris – the new Dusita fragrance | Image from Parfums Dusita Facebook page

Congratulations to the winner – Tal Ron from Israel! πŸ™‚ and to Parfums Dusita Team for choosing a splendid name for their new creation! ❀

The live video recording is available here.

Second and third place winners can be found following this post in Fragrantica.

The perfume will be available to purchase online at Parfums Dusita from early May, 2019.

Perfumed News – Dusita Naming Competition Winner

Esxence Diary – Onyrico

Architecture, literature, music, painting, sculpting, poetry…. Art… Onyrico – the Italian perfume house is all about paying tribute to the Italian art…. It is about taking the time to appreciate, evaluate, admire… Onyrico is creativity… It is a dream that becomes a reality. Onyrico is about freedom and independence.

Onyrico display at Esxence 2018 | photo by BonjourPerfume
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Esxence Diary – Onyrico

Esxence Diary – Kajal Perfumes Paris

This week I am taking my first steps into Arabic / Oriental scents with Kajal Perfumes Paris.

The Arabic world has fascinated me since my early days because it is so different from everything in the mainland Europe. Sand storms, intense heat, camels…where do I even begin?

Kajal at Esxence 2018 | photo by BonjourPerfume
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Esxence Diary – Kajal Perfumes Paris

Esxence Diary – Tiziana Terenzi

Within very short few days the majority of Ireland, together with the rest of Christians, will be celebrating the start of Christmas. The end of the year is also nearing uncontrollably…Β  And so are my Esxence Diary entries! πŸ™‚Β 

Tonight I share with you my impressions on another fantastic Italian perfume house – Tiziana Terenzi.

Tiziana Terenzi exposition at Esxence Milano 2018 | photo by BonjourPerfume
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Esxence Diary – Tiziana Terenzi