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Reviews and Writing

Two Straight Up: Hilde Soliani, Gli Invisibili and Christian Dior Privée, Eau Noire

30 Nov 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Perfume Reviews A-L, Perfume Reviews M-Z, Thoughts on Single Notes

Immortelle   Two straight-up posts on two outstanding fragrances. Gli Invisiblili and the Fragonard Room. Eau Noire centered on immoretelle. Both posts on CaFleureBon.     Cover still image : The Fragonard Room, The Frick, 1927  

Olfactive Studio Parfum

16 Nov 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Perfume Reviews M-Z

Olfactive Studio was the belle of the ball at Elements Showcase in August, and in mid-November these fragrances are still holding my attention. Olfactive Studio is a curated collaboration between perfumers and photographers. Creator Céline Verleure’s vision and talent ensured this niche brand has depth and character, and leaves us…

Aiyana by Tallulah Jane and A Fragrance Journey

21 Oct 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Perfume Reviews M-Z

This month I experienced  Aiyana, Tallulah Jane’s latest, 3 ways. I also got to reflect on my niche fragrance journey that began with a good friend and a bottle of perfume that I almost forgot about.Read them both on CaFleureBon. Photo credit:  Taking inspiration from Joan…

An Email from Christophe Laudamiel

13 Oct 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Perfume Events and Interviews

Hi All, I wanted to share an excerpt from a lovely email exchange with Christophe Laudamiel clarifying my post on his and Christoph Hornetz Air Sculpture® scents at the Setai Hotel in NYC.   My impression of the Setai is here:   Dear Valerie,…

Strange Invisible: L’Invisible and Essence of IX

30 Sep 2012 Posted by Valerie Vitale in Perfume Reviews M-Z

The beautifully designed, almost shrine-like Strange Invisible boutique in Venice Beach brought out my discerning nose. Ceremonial is the best way to describe how each fragrance was presented, and consequentially, I was bitten by two of these botanical perfumes. The first bite was L’IVISIBLE, Eau de Parfum….