• Introducing King’s Palace Perfumery

    After over twenty years working in the fragrance industry, Marlen Elliot Harrison now brings you King’s Palace Perfumery. Click the image below to visit! Views: 7713

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  • The Making of a Perfume Critic, Part 1

    Summary: As fragrance, and perfume in particular, has played a major role in the shaping of my writer’s voice, and participation in cultures of fragrance has had a major impact upon my identity, it is impossible to situate myself outside of these cultures. It is because of this privilege of “insider identity” within the fragrance …

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  • Fragrance Review: Courreges, Empreinte (1970)

    Summary: This is the third time I’m hanging out with the 70′s chypre, Empreinte, a fragrance whose list of notes alone should make us mortal enemies. Find out why I’m not a hater and why sometimes the third time’s a charm. Leave a comment about a similar fragrance experience or any of the Courreges line …

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  • 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, Part 2: For S/He Who Has Everything

    Summary: I’ve been so quiet this year and have hardly mentioned all of the great finds I’ve come across on my day-to-day fragrant quests. I previously noted five great perfumers who offer great gift sets. In this post I discuss four fragrances from Davidoff, Azzaro, and Acqua di Parma. a Davidoff, Hot Water & Azarro, …

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