Atelier Cologne Trèfle Pur EDT Fragrance Review

Atelier Trefle Pur Cologne fragrance

Each of the Atelier Colognes tell a story. I see the copy and the vignettes as more of a peep show into a fictional perfume character’s daily life. Trèfle Pur tells an obtuse tell of luck…it is a clover fragrance.
“He had a good feeling about it. That’s the thing about luck, you feel it or you don’t. This moment, he felt it. He found the morning’s rain had left everything looking greener and a bit sharper, like he was seeing it all for… Continue reading | 9 Comments


Penhaligon’s Eau de Cologne Fragrance Review

Penhaligon's Eau de Cologne

Originally created in 1927, Penhaligon’s Eau de Cologne has been relaunched in the Anthology Collection. Eau de Cologne should get an award for the most fleeting fragrance on the planet. I swear that its life span is 5 minutes on my skin. Even for an eau de cologne, I find this remarkable.

I find Eau de Cologne very refreshing. It opens as freshly squeezed lemons and oranges. It’s very effervescent and optimistic. I get some of that heady neroli that reminds me of little petals… Continue reading | 2 Comments


Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne Fragrance Review

Chanel Allure Sport Cologne

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

Dear CAHS,

Oh, Chanel Allure Homme Sport, what an unfortunate name! You’ll never attract any snobby perfume lover with a name like that! And to make matters even worse, you’re not Allure Homme Sport EDT, you’re even sportier and “fresher” with the title Allure Homme Sport Cologne Sport! Fans of classic Chanel perfumes will never try you. And those wanting a typical “sporty” American fragrance won’t like you either. And you have “homme” in your title