Basenotes – Our Best Fragrances of 2015

As is now an annual tradition, we look back at our favourite launches or discoveries from the past year over at Basenotes. For me, my favourite discovery was the gardens at Art et Parfums, which I was lucky enough to visit back in early September. Sadly, the legendary lily of the valley from which Roudnitska […]

Basenotes Article – Greatest Hits : Francis Kurkdjian

In celebration of Francis Kurkdjian’s Twenty years of perfume poetry, I took a look back at some of his greatest hits over the years, his best perfumes for Basenotes. Since writing the article, I’ve also had the pleasure of sniffing Baccarat Rouge 540 – a fragrance that had it already passed my nose, would have […]

Basenotes Article – A Very Happy Birthday

Back in August, I went along to the Avery Perfume Gallery’s 5th Birthday Celebrations, and wrote about it for Basenotes. Since then I was fortunate enough to smell all of the exciting new launches under the Intertrade banner at Pitti Fragranze13. Keep your nose peeled for the newly relaunched Andree Putman collection, my personal highlight […]

The Greatest Hits of @FragrantReviews

Four years ago today, my scented partner in crime Thomas (aka The Candy Perfume Boy) and I started @FragrantReviews. The concept is simple: fit a descriptive review into 140 characters, with a star rating. In the time since, we’ve amassed over 700 reviews, 3000+ followers, and better still: we have both been able to improve as writers […]