Malle Carnal Flower EDP Perfume Review

Malle Carnal Flower
She’d sit very close to me…and she smelled of tuberoses, which is not my favorite perfume, not by a long shot.”

                        – William Holden as Joe Gillis, “Sunset Boulevard” (1950)

Tuberoses were never easy for me. There were not my favorite perfumes, not by a long shot either. But, one day I woke up, seriously, after an unusual dream and I felt the need to find myself a tuberose perfume. I wish… Continue reading | 19 Comments

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Caron Le 3ème Homme/The Third Man EDT Fragrance Video Review


Caron 3ème Homme merges two of my interests – perfume and film noir. And not just any perfume, 80’s masculines, a “genre” that I adore. Caron 3ème Homme is inspired by The Third Man, a late 1940’s British film noir by Carol Reed. This film is one that some say “epitomizes” the genre and it has a strong cast with Orson Welles and Alida Valli. If you haven’t seen it, watch it.

Caron the Third Man Cologne

This fragrance opens with a blast of… Continue reading | 8 Comments