Out of all the Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Mood perfumes, Oud Silk Mood is my favorite. This shouldn’t surprise you at all because the one heaviest on the rose out of the collection. Rose and oud, is not an innovative combination in perfumery, but it’s a classic that works.
Kurkdjian has already created some excellent rose perfumes like Guerlain Rose Barbare and Juliette Has a Gun Lady Vengeance. But, this one has his name all over it, so you know it’s going to be… Continue reading
Ulrich Lang Nightscape is a modern interpretation of patchouli. We’ve all heard something like this before in the world of perfumery, “This is a modern rose!” or “This isn’t your grandmother’s chypre!”. When I hear these things, I often wonder, “What is wrong with the old?”. Sometimes I think of what a huge task it is to break fragrance stereotypes and I understand that brands what a challenge. With Ulrich Lang Nightscape, I really do feel it’s a modern patchouli free of any hippie-dippie stereotypes. It’s an… Continue reading