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Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb EDT Fragrance Review

Viktor Rolf Spicebomb

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

Today I’m going to review a fragrance who’s packaging has probably put more people in detention than anything else: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb. It seems like every six months there is a story that hits the news regarding someone held by TSA for suspicious goods only to find out it’s a bottle of Spicebomb¹.

I hate the bottle. And I’m not really the demographic for Spicebomb so I’ve never tried it. However, it gets brought up a lot… Continue reading | 7 Comments

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Atelier Cologne Bois Blonds EDT Perfume Review

Atelier Bois Blonds Cologne

It’s still hot and humid. This has me revisiting “fresh” fragrances like those in the Atelier Cologne Absolues “Collection Originale“. I’ve been in the mood for a fresh vanilla like Vanille Insensée and the green clover “eau de cologne” Trèfle Pur. I’ve worn Bois Blonds for a few days and couldn’t believe that I haven’t reviewed it yet. Bois Blonds is like an “incense eau de cologne”.

Bois Blonds opens up with spicy pink pepper with a splash of orange blossom water. The pink pepper… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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Ormonde Jayne Zizan EDP Perfume Review

Ormonde Jayne Zizan

 

When I first tried Ormonde Jayne Zizan, I didn’t like it. It’s one that is is marketed “for men”. I thought it was too generic. The only thing I liked about this fragrance was the name “Zizan”. I still like to say it. And I like to say it like “SHAZAM!” Do it. Say it. It’s fun. I’ve tried Zizan a few more times and it’s grown on me.

Zizan has all of the elements of a popular fragrances marketed to men but one could argue that… Continue reading

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Eating Crow – November 2014

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I had said in my 6th Blogiversary post that I’d like to start doing a feature where I revisit perfumes to see if my “eaupinions” have changed. I said I wasn’t afraid to eat crow…and I’m not.

In November, I revisited some spicy scents that I’ve previously reviewed. So on this Thanksgiving let’s see if I’m going to eat any crow…

Costume National Homme

Costume National Homme review published September 17th

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Mojo Magique Voodoo Child EDT Perfume Review

Mojo Magique Voodoo Child

Mojo is a Lousiana-based casual clothing line that specializes in cool bayou graphics. Last year the line launched its first fragrance, Mojo Magique, a fragrance that I really liked wearing. This year the brand has followed-up with two new fragrances. And one of these is Voodoo Child.

Voodoo Child opens as a spicy orange blossom. With time the Pernod-like anise makes an appearance with a dry, spicy and slightly fruity pink pepper. The heart is… Continue reading