• Confessions of an Aromaholic: Mandel Bread, Heliotrope and Helen

    Summary: In a burst of energy, Marlen re-visits some of his writing from the original scenteur7 blog (ca. 2006) and offers some of his favorite almond/biscotti aromas including Etro’s and Piver’s Heliotrope fragrances along with the bargain Strenesse, and Roger et Gallet Persian Almond (Amande Persane). Leave a comment below about favorite food-inspired fragrances for …

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  • Bargain Fragrance Review: Molinard, Les Fleurs de Provence – Jasmin (n.d.)

    Summary: Part of a series of bargain fragrance recommendations that review scents for $35 US or less, Molinard Jasmine surprises with additional white floral notes and remarkable longevity. Notes: Fresh accord, rose, orange blossom, jasmine, musk accord. Molinard.com 100ml Eau de Toilette Spray:  About $22 from Google Shopping. The Bottom Line: I think by now …

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  • Bargain Fragrance Review: Alain Delon, Samourai (1995)

    Summary: Part of a series of bargain fragrance recommendations that review scents for $35 US or less, Delon’s is a unique marine oriental from the 90′s that is quickly becoming hard to find although it remains relevant among the current onslaught of summer sport fragrances. You might like this if you are a fan of: …

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  • Bargain Fragrance Review: Escada pour Homme (1994)

    Summary: Part of a series of bargain fragrance recommendations that review scents for $35 US or less, Escada’s first men’s fragrance is a surprisingly modern oriental that still stands apart as perhaps their best. You’ll like this if you like: Warm, oriental fragrances; vanilla, woods, tobacco, patchouli, incense. Notes: Bergamot, lavender, lemon, cognac, lime, mandarin, …

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