I think I first started getting interested in niche or should I say, “cult classic” perfumes around the year 2000. It started with Demeter and then I started to hear things about California brands like Child perfume, Kai and Sarah Horowitz Perfumes. Almost 15 years later, now look at me.
I do think of Perfect Nectar as one of those perfumes that now define indie Californian perfumes of a certain era. It’s a fruity, ozonic fragrance that is all surf and sand –… Continue reading | 1 Comment
Is Sarah Horowitz Perfect Vanilla the perfect vanilla?
Perfect Vanilla opens with an orange creamsicle. It’s a juicy orange and vanilla cream. It wears linear like this. Eventually you’ll pick up a rather prominent Egyptian musk that adds a white floral muskiness. And then I’m left with this musk/floral that reminds me very much of The Body Shop White Musk. AND then it turns into this sweet balsamic raw vanilla with a hint of blonde tobacco. I didn’t expect this.
Perfect Vanilla is… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Three new Sarah Horowitz perfumes are now available.
Wings & Roots: These scents were created by Sarah Horowitz inspired by a poem her father used to recite to her as a child.
Wings EDP – This is described as a lush, tropical floral with notes of yuzu, pear, pikake, night-blooming jasmine, oud, oakmoss, orris, and Madagascar vanilla. This fragrance sounds very voluptuous and feminine. It retails for $60 for 1 ounce.
Roots EDP – This is described as a smoky woodsy unisex fragrance with notes… Continue reading | 3 Comments
This is a rich and comforting fragrance that reminds me of Santa’s cookies and winter baking. It is a sweet, gourmand fragrance but I still like it. It is a blend of nutmeg, almond, orange blossom, vanilla, tonka bean, and musk. At first it is a spicy floral. You can smell the light, playful aroma of orange blossom mixed with spicy nutmeg. The orange blossom is a flirt and doesn’t hang around very long but you can tell it’s there even when it is “gone”. You soon smell the rich nuttiness… Continue reading