Notte Romana (Repost)

Notte Romana (Bosari 1870 1939) is one of the prettiest Bosari fragrances I’ve sampled yet… The white lily is lush, blossoming and marshmallow sweet, as are the other accompanying florals. And while this is listed as acquatic and ozonic on Fragrantica it’s also very vintage and so frothy with its sandalwood, vanilla, tonka bean andContinue reading “Notte Romana (Repost)”

Acqua di Rosa Thea (Repost)

Rosa Thea (Bosari 1870 unknown) is a very pretty tea rose with possible hints of jasmine, lily, and green notes. I believe I detect a warm and soothing sandalwood and vetiver into the drydown and ylang ylang throughout. But despite the other hints (my guesses) this is a very definite rose.  

Volupté (Repost)

Fresh, intoxicating and glamorous, Volupté (Oscar de la Renta 1992) is brimming with a beautiful excitement.  A captivating combination of bright melon florals, with a particularly intriguing carnation and narcissus sweetly sing while amber, patchouli,sandalwood and incense are hauntingly lovely.  This is a fragrance that is almost painfully pretty from start to finish… Nose: Sophia Grojsman. TopContinue reading “Volupté (Repost)”

Sud Magnolia (Repost)

It opens with a bright, slightly sweet, citrus fruitiness (Atelier Cologne 2015) that is refreshing, and uplifting, but in a way that is almost otherworldly.  It reminds me of the way the air smells in the winter, on a truly cold morning – frozen and fresh but with an added glamour and dazzle.  Then, intoContinue reading “Sud Magnolia (Repost)”