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Hey folks, save up to 25% on our decants....

Did you know that you can save up to 25% on our decants if you're buying from the USA, or outside Canada? Our prices are listed in Canadian dollars, and due to recent currency re-valuations the $USD, for example, is now worth 25% more than our $CAD (approximately). For example:

CAD$4.00 decant price = USD$3.00 after conversion

Bergamote Calabria­­ -Smells like Mediterranean summer

Aqua Allegoria "Bergamote Calabria"  - courtesy of guerlain.com

Fior di Chinotto – white flowers and citrus and luxurious

Image - "Il Nostro Chinotto" - Wikimedia Commons - by romainbehar, Feb.14, 2019

Vetiver – A deep aromatic dive into vetiver

Hiram Green "Vetiver" - perfumeniche.com image

Question: What do you get when you combine Hiram Green and vetiver?

Answer: Magic.

Hiram Green is an immensely talented perfumer who is self-taught, a Canadian now settled in the Netherlands who creates the most extraordinary natural fragrances built around single notes. 

Hermann A Mes Cotes Me Paraissait Une Ombre – green and woody and gorgeously wearable

When I first heard about Hermann A Mes Cotes Me Paraissait Une Ombre, from French niche line Etat Libre d'Orange, I was excited. Hermann A Mes Cotes Me Paraissait Une Ombre, or What Two Horsemen Were Thinking in the Forest, is quite a handle for a perfume, I know, but that's because it refers to a poem by French writer, Victor Hugo.

Indigo – Crisp modern amber to love

"Indigo" by Baruti - 30 ml. Extrait de Parfum

Rose Barbare – rosy and sweet and woody

 

 

Photo courtesy of Guerlain

Tuscany per Donna - Feminine, warm, airy and relaxed

Cortona, Tuscany

Mont de Narcisse – Complex and ethereal and intimate

Narcissus poeticus 

Our son brought his girlfriend over to the house a couple of weeks ago to meet the family. She's a lovely young woman – warm, smart and gorgeous – and we were taken with her right away. While I was putting the finishing touches on dinner and my husband was opening the wine, I noticed my son pointing out photographs on the mantle to his new love.

Eau de Néroli Doré – A sparkling, spicy, summer pleasure

I always learn good stuff when I research my perfume stories, so today I’ll play teacher and pass on what I’ve learned about orange flower scents, thanks to wikipedia, among other sources…. here goes: 

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