Six perfume bloggers around the world, one word, every first Monday in a month: Scent Semantics are back, and the word is NOSTALGIA.
The perfume I choose is Miracle of Roses by Miguel Matos, as a reminder of kindness, and how we all can act and help in times of distress. Here is my story.
The Perfumed Plume Awards for Fragrance Journalism has announced winners among finalists in six categories! The Plum Girl remains a 2x finalist in 2021 in the category PERFUME STORIES IN MAINSTREAM MEDIA – DIGITAL. The founders, Ms. Lapsansky and Ms. Leigh applauded each and every winner and finalist, all the writers that submitted their work, and thanked the judging committee.
The 2021 winners and finalists were determined by the highest percentage scores received based on the criteria for each category, and here is the complete list!
Jasmine IS the cornerstone of perfumery! A perfectly unisex note, present in an impressive percentage in so many perfumes, for so many years. It’s always been talked about among perfume lovers: Le Fleur, The Flower is always discussed.
A source of inspiration or a challenge to excel for many a perfumer, used since forever in fragrances in so many different ways.
I have smelled many a different jasmine, in many a fragrance. And then, after a long time and all the finest (or less so) interpretations, I came upon one that made me stop right in my tracks: Fado Jasmim by Miguel Matos Perfumes.
What has jasmine to do with Fado? Everything.