Category: Perfume 101

Cologne for Women and Perfume for Men

Cologne for Women and Perfume for Men

An increasing number of designer, niche and artisan perfumers are riding the tidal wave of unisex fragrance trends, but in reality every fragrance is genderless, neutral and unisex. It’s true that if you wear a fragrance labeled Pour Homme won’t…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

New Year, New You: MMMM… by Juliette Has A Gun

New Year, New You: MMMM… by Juliette Has A Gun

What does femininity smell like? Surely, there are as many answers as there are women in this galaxy, yet Juliette Has A Gun definition of casual, understated and classical womanliness instantly draws the picture of inner goddess. Born from the unyielding…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

TOP PERFUME TRENDS FOR 2017: PREDICTIONS

TOP PERFUME TRENDS FOR 2017: PREDICTIONS

The expected FRAGRANCE TRENDS for 2017 are steering towards more personal blends, although the 2016 TOP PERFUMERY TREND, the spotlight notes such as oud and violet are here to stay. Perfume fans around the globe are undoubtedly pressuring perfumers into…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Perfume is…

Perfume is…

About Marina LjubisavljevicMarina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother’s…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

9 Fun Fragrance Facts

9 Fun Fragrance Facts

For most perfume aficionados not wearing a perfume elicits a feeling of nakedness. Like being stripped off of a comforting blanket. But the love you feel for a favorite fragrance is more than skin deep. In fact, there is more…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Fragrance Etiquette: How Much Fragrance Is Enough?

Fragrance Etiquette: How Much Fragrance Is Enough?

Finding a scent that seduces the senses and boosts your mood is beyond satisfying, addictive almost, but that does not mean that you need to replace air with it. Yes, you can have a too much of a good thing,…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Choosing The Perfect Perfume For Fancy Christmas Parties

Choosing The Perfect Perfume For Fancy Christmas Parties

Fanciful occasions bring out both the best and worst in women. Just think about the anticipation of all the things to come. Party, cocktails, smiling people, vibrating energy. And the not so much interesting fretting about outfit, make up, accessories…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

How to Smell Amazing Every Day: The Guide

How to Smell Amazing Every Day: The Guide

We all have that one friend who smells good no matter the day, the occasion or the season. And while the fragrance in question, genes and proper hygiene habits play a role, there are some rules that need to be…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

8 Reasons Why Perfume Is The Ultimate Accessory

8 Reasons Why Perfume Is The Ultimate Accessory

Perfume is always IN. Perfume goes well with EVERY fashion accessory. Carefully chosen perfume suits ANY occasion. Perfume ALWAYS looks good on you, no matter your body type, shape or dress size. Perfume TRANSFORMS impressions into memories. Perfume always makes…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

December Scented Essential: Norell Elixir by Norell

December Scented Essential: Norell Elixir by Norell

Daring and hypnotic, Norell Elixir is a spicy fragrance that animates the senses and enchants the wearer. Loud and powerful, the scent’s spiciness oscillates throughout the olfactive fable, allowing the plum and the Indian tuberose to pick up the notes…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Perfumes Fit For Weekend Queens

Perfumes Fit For Weekend Queens

What is the opposite of office perfume? A weekend perfume! The one that can be as loud as you want it to be, the one that does not remind you of work and obligations, the one that says: whatever happens…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Judith Leiber Minaudière Fragrances: The Essence of Glamour, Style and Luxury

Judith Leiber Minaudière Fragrances: The Essence of Glamour, Style and Luxury

A name synonymous with style, elegance, sophistication and allure, the American luxury brand Judith Leiber has been widely recognized for its quality and timeless appeal. Since the 1960’s, Judith Leiber has created highly fashionable handbags with passion, quality and trendsetting…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

What Your Favorite Fragrance Says About You

What Your Favorite Fragrance Says About You

Spraying it is the new form of saying it! Your favorite fragrance is an extension of your personality. And it speaks. Depending on the fragrance, some scream and some whisper, but all of them tell us a little bit about…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Monday Mood Booster: Gold by Commodity

Monday Mood Booster: Gold by Commodity

Commodity fragrances are what you wear when you want to express your life story. Simple, luxurious and personal, Commodity offers a wide array of gender neutral scents that are loved by both men and women. Decadent, unexpected and intoxicating, Gold…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Fragrant Rituals of Celebrities

Fragrant Rituals of Celebrities

I like how fragrance is like treating yourself, this little extra something that makes me feel like I’m making an effort, Natalia Vodianova, the renowned Russian model told Bee Shapiro, a journalist with NY Times. According to Vodianova, on the…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Exclusive Interview with Jean Christophe Le Grévès, Thirdman Brand Founder

Exclusive Interview with Jean Christophe Le Grévès, Thirdman Brand Founder

In an exclusive blog post for Scentbird, Jean Christophe Le Grévès, Thirdman brand founder and olfactive visionary talks Eau Contemporaine line, EAU INEXPLICABLE and the essence of fine perfumery. Jean-Christophe Le Grévès is creative advisor to the fragrance world behind…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Reisa by Truly Yours Parfums: Scent on a Mission

Reisa by Truly Yours Parfums: Scent on a Mission

When LA-based luxe indie brand Reisa, by Truly Yours Parfums, launched at NY Fashion Week last fall, it set out to be a signature scent that would become known for its exclusive combination of citrusy-floral notes and woody undertones. It…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Perfume Dictionary from A to Z

Perfume Dictionary from A to Z

Do you speak Perfume? No? Well, this article may not turn you into a big time fragrance-connoisseur, but it will help you to get acquainted with the labels and the words that are often thrown around in the perfume world. About…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

Arquiste Parfumeur: Scented History in the Making

Arquiste Parfumeur: Scented History in the Making

A beautiful scent is like a beautiful memory; it transports us to another place in time, concludes Carlos Huber, the visionary behind the brand Arquiste Parfumeur. He uses this premise when creating wonderful scents that serve as time capsules. Drawing…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.

The Best Unisex Fragrances

The Best Unisex Fragrances

Share both the love and the fragrance with your significant other. Break the tradition and bend the rules of gender-based fragrance standards with these AMAZING UNISEX scents. About Marina LjubisavljevicMarina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a…

About Marina Ljubisavljevic

Marina is an aspiring writer, a perfume enthusiast, lover of a nice warm cup of Italian coffee and a stubborn optimist. She discovered her love for perfumes in the same fashion as every little girl; on her mother's nightstand. Ever since then, she lets her nose rather than her heart lead her through life, because perfume, rather than diamonds, are a girl's best friends.