Daligramme Sample Set by Salvador Dali 2017 GIVEAWAY

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Portia

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Hey APJ,

Recently I ordered from First In Fragrance and they sent me a few fabulous samples to blog about and giveaway. I wrote recently about Melodie Du Cygne De La Main from the Haute Perfumery line. Now I’d like to introduce you to the daligramme line a further, more affordable, extension of the Dali Haute Parfumerie. Continue reading

Le Jardin Retrouve: Australian Premiere with Gabriella

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Gabriella

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Hello perfumed friends!

Today, I want to share something quite exciting with you. Last month, I was honoured to host the first ever Australian event for the perfume house, Le Jardin Retrouve. A few friends gathered at my home and we connected live to the brand’s Paris boutique where the now owners of the line, Michel Gutsatz and his wife Clara Feder took us through the brand’s history and recent relaunch before a live sniff of the brand’s seven scents.

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Atelier des Ors: Dreaming while Sampling

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Sandra

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Hey there APJ! How are you all doing?

I feel as if I have been bitten in the bum by a nasty stress bug. I cannot shake the feeling of constant stress and to be quite frank with you I am exhausted. Storms and hospital visits are the culprits this time around and all I want is a break and of course a vacation in the sun and warmth would be ideal. Continue reading

SOTD 5 February – 11 February 2018

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Portia

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Hi APJ,

I see these SOTD (Scent Of The Day) threads all the time on Facebook and they are really good conversation generators.

SOTD 5 February – 11 February 2018

The idea is you’ll chime in through the week with whatever scent you are wearing. You don’t need to be super knowledgable, have high faluting tastes or be a published author to comment. Just tell us what fragrance you’re wearing, smelling, buying etc. Continue reading

Oliver & Co Nebula 1 & 2 GIVEAWAY WINNERS

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Portia

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Hiya APJ Crew,

Thanks to Oliver Valverde for his generosity. Don’t forget to pop in to the shop if you’re in Spain. Report back if you do.

Oliver & Co Discovery Set €24/8 x 2ml (with a 24€ gift voucher for purchase of a full size bottle)
FREE SHIPPING with code FREESHIPPING til Feb 28 2018

Oliver & Co Nebula 1 & 2 GIVEAWAY WINNERS

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Oliver & Co Stand Alone Store Opens + Nebula 1 & 2 GIVEAWAY

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Portia

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Hey there lovers of extraordinary fragrance,

Oliver & Co seems like a house that flies under the radar. I don’t understand it. The perfumes are interesting, challenging and bizarre but most of all totally wearable. To anyone passing you in the street you’d just smell awesome. It’s the detail, the fragrant stories, the unusual juxtaposition of ingredients and stellar longevity that all make them so buyable to me.

Oliver & Co Stand Alone Store Opens

Introducing the first-ever Oliver & Co. retail store: Madrid

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Chemical Bonding by Ineke Ruhland for Ineke 2006

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Portia

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Hiya Fragrant Fumies,

I had totally forgotten that there is a bottle of todays fragrance in my collection. It has been sitting lonely and ignored for at least a year. While doing a reshuffle in the perfume room I came across it and thought it must have been my Evening Edged In Gold. Didn’t even look at the bottle or title and gave myself 4 hefty chest spritzes and one to each arm before realising. What a happy mistake.

Chemical Bonding by Ineke 2006

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