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Bruno Fazzolari Au Dela EDP Perfume Review

Bruno Fazzolari Au Dela

I really liked the subversive quality of the vintage-feeling floral perfume Seyrig by indie perfumery Bruno Fazzolari. Because I liked that one, my perfume pals kept urging me to try Au Delà, a floral chypre. While Seyrig had a subtle punk/alt-cult feel, Au Delà doesn’t. This is the sort of perfume that smells like it would be sold in the 1950’s in fancy shops in Paris.

Au Delà is like an aldehydic orange blossom with coriander. It’s a dry, green floral with a brut… Continue reading | 7 Comments

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O’Driu Leva EDP Perfume Review

O'Driu Leva

O’Driù is a niche, artisanal Italian perfume line. I can barely keep up with American indies, so I haven’t went out of my way find “new” International brands. It’s not that I don’t care, I do, it’s just really difficult to keep up. O’Driu has received a lot of buzz due to the perfumer and the line’s eccentricities and art installations (see Peety). This is one of the few International indies that is on my radar.

The inspiration of Leva is rather “tame” in… Continue reading | 4 Comments