Spring Fever and L’EAU DE TAÏPI by Jardins D’Écrivains

 L’EAU DE TAÏPI Exotic Water Body Splash Cologne by Jardins D’Écrivains. The perfect antidote for “Spring Fever” and the Late-Winter Blues after more than a year of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fragrance Give-away. *TWO 300 ml family-size bottles of L’EAU DE TAÏPI generously offered by 1) François Hénin, founder and owner of Jovoy Paris Parfums Rares […]

Bad Girls Perfume vs SocialDistancing —– Part II —– The 30-Foot Challenge

Challenges. Challenges.  IF Bad Girls are good at anything it’s using the power of perfume to turn challenges to their advantage    As you might recall from a previous post and video, “Social Distancing – Part I – The 6-Foot Challenge”    the LOUD, Predatory, and Stealthy fragrances Bad Girls Perfume recommended for 6-foot seduction […]

Esxence, The Spirit of Niche Perfume

  Following the enthusiastic response to my February 17, 2015 ‘Pre-Esxence’ post, in which François Duquesne, CEO of Beauty Entreprise dubbed Esxence ‘The Sundance of Artistic Niche Fragrances, I thought it was only fair to let my other niche perfume friends chime in on their thoughts about Esxence. So, I contacted a bunch of people […]

Esxence 2014 Part #2: Favorite Brands and Fragrances

   One of my most exciting Esxence moments was witnessing the triumphant re-birth of a fine old French perfume brand, Le Galion – Maison de Parfumerie, more than 30 years after its creation. Originally founded in 1930 by a certain Prince Murat, Le Galion was later sold to perfumer Paul Vacher, best known as the […]

Rives de la Beauté : Aftermath

48 HOURS after Les Rives de la Beauté  2013 reached record high-water marks at La Cour des Senteurs in Versailles and The Liquides Perfume Bar in the Paris Marais district, a boatload of survivors was seen leaving a hotel particulière in central Paris — presumably to assess the situation. In boat: Front row left to […]

Jovoy Meet The Press Party

  François Hénin and Victoria Christian of Clive Christian Perfumes at Jovoy Meet The Press Event on April 21, 2013. In typical Jovoy fashion, champagne was flowing, and François was the perfect Ambassador for his brands. Other perfumers and brand owners at the event included Roja Dove of Roja Parfums London, Simon and Amanda Brooke, […]

Esxence: The Power of World Niche Perfumery Converges on Milan ITALY

It’s less than a two-hour flight from Paris to Milan, but what a trip! The 5th Edition of the Esxence salon started off with a bang – a ‘GOLD’ theme party to celebrate 5 years of success – and ended on a note of promise, with awards for excellence among young perfumers. In between, 4 […]