D’OTTO 1+7

D’OTTO 1+7

It is fair to say that I was extremely excited when I first came across fragrance house D’OTTO. Spherical bottles of gold and black began to appear on my social media feed, instantly hooking me in with their eye-catching design and unique concept. D’OTTO meaning 8 in Italian, represents the symbol of infinity, perfectly portraying [...]

Amouage Attars

Amouage Attars

Ever since my first visit to the Middle East, I gained a newfound appreciation for perfumery and the particular style of fragrance from this part of the world. The sweet smell of Oud from a passing Emirate in the UAE, the smoke-filled rooms laced with bakhoor and the perfume souks glistening with scented elixirs entranced [...]

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Cologne Forte Collection

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Cologne Forte Collection

My first experience of Maison Francis Kurkdjian was in one of London’s prestigious department stores, Fortnum and Mason. The range of fragrances immediately caught my eye, their striking vessels exuding an alluring understated luxury. With a vast range to choose from, I soon worked my way through each one, treating my senses to a complex [...]