Tag: Sacré

New Fragrance Review: The Different Company Santo Incienso – Sillage Sacre (Alexandra Monet)  2017+ Per Fumare Draw

The Incantation (The Holy Wood) by Paul Serusier, 1891 “Pale as the sacred trees that colonnade the heights to the high temple where incense past mid-night rises burns and goads the dancing spirits farther up the skies."   — Emmanuel George Cefai, “Pale as the Scared Trees” Comfort in Chaos, photo by Josephine Cardin© Shamanic ritual-inspired perfumes […]

The Eight (Plus One) Perfumes of Hanukkah + CARON Paris Parfum Sacre Draw

Judah Maccabbe was a a badass After the Roman Saturnalia or Solstice celebrations, the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah is one of the oldest celebrations dedicated to "the return of the light", or bringing light into the darkness of winter. Hanukah however, is one of the few instances where the celebratory occurrence is based on provable […]

Le Jardin Retrouvé Verveine d`Été, Eau des Délices, Rose Trocadéro, Cuir de Russie, Sandalwood Sacré and Citron Boboli Winner

Welcome back for Part Two of my reviews of the new collection from Le Jardin Retrouvé.  As discussed in Part One  I am exploring the seven fragrances from the olfactive world of Yuri Gustsatz (thanks to the house’s resurrection by his son Michel and  Michel's wife Clara).  It is with pleasure that I continue my journey and offer a […]