Journal

Fragrance and foulards trends and tips, insights and info.

Top podcasts for perfume and fragrance addicts

Scent in the Air: Best Perfume Podcasts

Our edit of the best perfume podcasts and broadcasts for some easy, arm-chair listening for both leisure and learning. A must for perfume addicts!
citrus notes in perfume

Citrus notes in fragrances

Citrus perfumes are loved all year round. We list our top citrus fragrances from the aquatic to the zingy citrus notes to enliven the senses. 
perfect perfume present - a guide to giving perfume

Guide to Gifting the Perfect Perfume Present

With the last shopping days before Christmas near, we look at the risks and rewards of gifting that perfect perfume present and offer tips to avoid a panic-bought scented dud.
shopping for perfume

Stressfree Shopping for Perfume

Five tips for shopping for perfume and a guide to giving the perfect perfume present. Your gift recipients will thank you all the more.
Pitti Fragranze Firenze

Natural Perfume Brands at Pitti Fragranze 2019

A review and highlights of Pitti Fragranze 2019 from its Jean-Claude Ellena retrospective to the newcomers and natural perfume brands exhibiting.
oud notes in perfume

Dare to wear Oud

Oud has an aura of eastern promise, recalling souks, Saracens and scents of centuries past. As we enter late autumn, oud tamed and tempered, may be just the note.
perfumery resources and courses

Perfume Resources and Courses: learn & indulge

Perfume resources and courses from perfume blogs, niche fragrance brands, retailers and suppliers to perfumery courses online.
Best Mediterranean summer perfumes

Best Mediterranean Perfumes for the Scent of Summer

Buy them duty free on vacation to capture the scent of summer. Our edit of timeless Mediterranean perfumes evoke lazing on the Côte d'Azur.
What is a natural perfume

Exactly what is a natural perfume?

How can we say for sure what is a natural perfume when worldwide there are no legal definitions of natural? We expose the issues and clarify the ingredients we feel make the grade as natural.