“So, what exactly are you writing about?”a friend asked me directly. “With so many great perfumes coming up in a year, what’s all that niche buzz?” And more: “If my sales lady at the XY store knows all about the newest perfumes, why would I need you?” and “Niche? That sounds so snobbish to me!”… Continue reading To niche or not to niche?
Gold and scented pixie dust! Just a week ago we were impatiently heading towards the Esxence fair in Milan, in anticipation of all it has to offer…ah! Sweet and fragrant memories! I would like to share with you my impression and personal experience of visiting the 10th Esxence – The Scent of Excellence Fair in… Continue reading About Fairs, Good Fairies & Pixie Dust – Esxence 2018: Recap & Survival Guide
While I was in Milan with my team, attending Esxence – The Scent of Excellence, The FF Awards Finalists’ Luncheon was held on Friday, April 6, 2018. Here are the results! Yassss, Cuir de Russie by Le Jardin Retrouve review was indeed among the TOP 5 Finalists for the award Editorial Excellence – Online! I… Continue reading The Plum Girl is Among Top 5 Finalists for The Fragrance Foundation Award 2018!
The Plum Girls goes to Esxence! All the lucky stars have aligned themselves in a perfect constellation and yes, I will be there! Finally. With a little help from my friends I plan to conquer The Mall 😀 I solemnly swear to share all the adventures of my very curious nose with you, as much… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City: Milan? Esxence – The Scent of Exellence!
„Born from a passion for French Haute Parfumerie, Atelier des Ors presents a capsule collection of exquisite fragrances. Dedicated to using only the most precious essences and exclusive raw materials, each eau de parfum presented by this unique boutique brand is an imaginative interpretation of traditional perfumery. Inspired also by the art of gold gilding,… Continue reading My Six Days (and Nights) With Atelier des Ors
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Love. No matter the date, day of a year or season, love is omnipresent. One word: LOVE. So many meanings, shapes and manifestations! Some love to love, some love only those who are in love with them, some love often, some once in a lifetime. Love can be strong and… Continue reading Scent(s) of Love
I had a dream, not long ago. I found myself in a wood of dark and tall oak trees, cold and leafless, and the air smelled of damp wood, wet leaves, moss and rain. At first this place felt threatening, no path was visible in the fog surrounding me. Yet, as I walked on, carefully… Continue reading A Dream Come True – Freudian Wood by WienerBlut
This will be probably the shortest perfumes travelogue ever written in my blog series: what’s up in Paris? Everything! I wanted to write just that and post some photos, but couldn’t resist, so here it goes… Call me a Francophile if you wish: for me Paris is the capital of the World. Fine perfumes world,… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City: Paris
„According to the legend, Venus lost her necklace during a sea bath and the pearls scattered in the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. It created a beautiful string of islands with Elba as the most beautiful of its jewels.” This August I visited the island of Elba, during our summer road trip to Tuscany. Here… Continue reading Elba: The Essence of an Island
WARSZAWA. The way your lips move when you pronounce its name… Quite a mouthful, sounds so grand, happy and sad at the same time. I received a beautiful package. Puredistance Warszawa, a fragrance honoring this city. It was carefully crafted and released in 2016. but one year exclusivity was granted to Missala family, owners of… Continue reading The Scent of Slavic Melancholy