Sotto La Luna: Gardenia by Tauer Perfumes

Notes: fresh spices, roasted coffee beans, mushrooms, gardenia, jasmine, rose buds, and woods. I made the mistake of first sampling Sotto La Luna: Gardenia on an oppressively humid day in early September. The result was not pretty. This composition might be centered around gardenia, but it’s no soliflore. It’s a rich, creamy, and, at times, … More Sotto La Luna: Gardenia by Tauer Perfumes

Oeillet Bengale by Aedes de Venustas

Notes: bergamot, white pepper, rose, black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, saffron, tumeric, clove, tolu balsam, labdanum, ylang ylang, benzoin, vanilla. Now that it’s officially September, crisp autumnal weather is on the way. (At least I hope so, temperatures here are still hovering around the 90s!) It’s always nice to start wearing fragrances with more spice and … More Oeillet Bengale by Aedes de Venustas