At one time in my life I really enjoyed i Profumi di Firenze Vaniglia del Madagascar. Now I don’t. It’s not the memories associated with the fragrance or the fact that my tastes have expanded. There’s just something about Vaniglia del Madagascar that doesn’t work for me anymore.
Vaniglia del Madagascar is really sweet. It’s a sweet vanilla and that’s really all you need to know about it. You’ll get some lemon-custard-tropical flowers over raw vanilla extract. It’s not unpleasant. It’s… Continue reading | 5 Comments
When life hands you lemons…you make a niche perfume. Or at least that is what i Profumi di Firenze did.
If you want a fragrance that smells exactly like Lemonheads, here you go. I don’t mean this in a negative way. Hey, even Lemonheads have real lemon juice in them! Limone di Sicilia smells sour but a little sweet just like lemon candies. However, with time Limone di Sicilia intensifies and really does remind me EXACTLY of lemon peel. And… Continue reading | 8 Comments
All you need to really know about i Profumi di Firenze Lilla is that it is a lilac soliflore. And it is the best one that I have ever tried. If you are looking for a realistic lilac soliflore that captures spring in a bottle, look no further.
Lilla opens up as nose tickling, but in a good, bubbly sparkling wine way. This quickly mellows and becomes everything you expect from lilacs in full bloom on the most beautiful of spring days. If you… Continue reading | 19 Comments
With a name like “Flowers From Heaven”, I really expected a whole lot. I mean, that’s the sort of name that’s going to set one up for disappointment, right?
i Profumi di Firenze Fiori del Cielo opens with a crisp, green iris. It’s fresh, green and vaguely aquatic. It’s like iris blossoms drenched in rain. At time, I pick up on chilled white grapes. I love all of this. The disappointment for me is in the base. It dries down to dried flowers. I miss the crispness!
Projection and longevity… Continue reading