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YOSH 1.41 White Flowers EDP Perfume Review

YOSH White Flowers perfume

Years ago, I tried Yosh White Flowers  in a small boutique in Seattle. Returning home, my husband asked me, “Why don’t you smell like this all of the time?” This was my first experience with a Yosh perfume and back in those days I did not wear floral perfumes.

White Flowers opens with jasmine, rose and dirt. It reminds me of pulling weeds in a garden with flowers much more glamorous than the ones in my crummy garden. Somehow this fragrance makes me think… Continue reading | 16 Comments

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YOSH Sombre Negra EDP Perfume Review

Yosh Sombre Negra

Yosh Sombre Negra is unlike any of the other Yosh perfumes. You won’t find white florals or juicy fruits. You’ll find masculine notes like vetiver, patchouli, smoke and leather. Sombre Negra smells pitch black, smoky, and caliginous.

Sombre Negra opens as a smoky vetiver with earth. The smoky vetiver and slightly damp earth/mushrooms are held together by warm, masculine spices. It really is both damp and dry; I find this interesting. Soon an animalic leather appears that reminds me a little of the base of