Union Gothic Bluebell EDP Perfume

Union Gothic Bluebell perfume

I love the smell of bluebells but I’ve found that all bluebell perfumes are sharp, synthetic messes that can’t capture the beauty of these spring flowers (um-hum, Penhaligon’s Bluebell). When I was given a sample of Union Gothic Bluebell, I admit I wasn’t looking forward to trying it. It claimed to contain essences of hand-picked English bluebells and all of that. I wouldn’t say that Gothic Bluebell is a “realistic” bluebell, but I can say that I’m pleasantly surprised by this vintage-feeling perfume.

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Union Gunpowder Rose EDP Perfume Review

Union Gunpowder Rose EDP

Rose Week 2014

Union is a niche British perfume house inspired by the British Isles that if now available in the U.S. As a rose love, I have to admit that I was immediately drawn to this one.  And I was drawn to the name, Gunpowder Rose. It’s difficult to not think of an ill-fated love story set in the time of war. But, most likely being such a British house, this perfume is inspired by Guy Fawkes Day.

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