Huitième Art Fareb is one of those fragrances that I would lump in the same category as Dior Eau Noire and Serge Lutens Arabie. And this category would be “smells like grandma’s house”. These are foody, spicy scents that remind me of grandma’s suppers.
Fareb opens as a spicy cumin laced curry over dried fruits. Yes, it’s armpit fruits. And yes, I like this. I pick up on dry but honeyed woods and some ginseng funk – earthy dankness. The heart seems cedary/astringent woods. The base… Continue reading | 1 Comment