Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle: En Passant

Notes: lilac, cucumber, wheat, watery notes, and petitgrain. In continuing my exploration of florals for this spring and summer, I had a hunch that En Passant would be a perfect kind of gentle (but still interesting) floral for me to try. I was a little bit surprised when I first sampled En Passant because the … More Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle: En Passant

Summer Holiday; Keiko Mecheri’s Taormine

Notes: Sicilian petit grain, Calabrian bergamot, Italian citron, bitter almond, aromatic accord, subtle floral heart, leather accord. Evocative of a Sicilian getaway, Taormine opens with a bright inviting warmth. I’ve never been to Sicily myself, so I’ll have to rely on the perfume and my own imagination to paint this picture. The hesperidic opening is … More Summer Holiday; Keiko Mecheri’s Taormine