Category Archives: fragrantica

Best in Show: Jasmine (2019)

The sweet narcotic scent of jasmine, one of the most prized flower essences in perfumery, is enthusiastically floral, but with an exciting animalic background, like living flesh, and can be piercingly sweet, carrying effervescent fragrant molecules a mile off. Jasmine may also manifest indolic facets or alternatively be greener and airier, more “transparent” when synthesized in the lab. T…
Read full article: Best in Show: Jasmine (2019) from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Perfumed Horoscope June 17 – June 23

Ahead of us astrologically is the most challenging week this year. I’m certain that some of it will be in the news with rhetoric like “escalating tensions and threats” (Mars/Mercury opposite Pluto.) The spectrum of planetary behavior will be between extreme assertions to downright aggression, depending on the individual or collective potential. I would recommend avoiding any places and …
Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope June 17 – June 23 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

ESXENCE 2019: Dorin Finds its Historic Place

One of the oldest and most active fragrance houses and cosmetics manufacturers is the house of Dorin of Paris. What is so striking about the brand and its perfumes is that in every fragrance they create, you detect both its saturated history and its modern relevancy. Dorin makes truly remarkable perfumes that touch upon classic French forms, exotic eastern influences, and new imaginings of their …
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Gold Collection Arabesque Perfumes

  I first tried Arabesque Perfumes at an exhibition in Dubai, although they were released back in 2017 and quickly appeared on the Russian market at the Scent Bibliotheque niche corners of the L’Etoile chain stores. This is a brand related to Attar Collection, which is also produced in Dubai – but all the brand fragrances were originally created in collaboration with Givaudan (the first Attar…
Read full article: Gold Collection Arabesque Perfumes from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Pacollection by Paco Rabanne Is Finaly Available

PACOLLECTION has finally arrived on the market and it can be purchased first in Selfridges stores. This is the newest Paco Rabanne collection we announced recently in the article: The News From Paco Rabanne: PACOLLECTION, created under the brand’s creative director Julien Dossena. As the brand says, the bottles of the newest fragrances are unbreakable, soft and flexible, with a “minimum de…
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The Winners of the French FiFi AWARDS 2019

The 27th edition of the French FIFI 2019 Awards took place on June 13th in the heart of the Salle Wagram (Paris), bringing together hundreds of professionals and guests (journalists, influencers) of the perfume industry. The evening was hosted by Sabine Chabert,  Deputy Director of the Fragrance Foundation, and Estelle Martin, TV5 Monde journalist, and all visitors were eager to discover the winn…
Read full article: The Winners of the French FiFi AWARDS 2019 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.