Posted: Mar 23 2020
If you are a true perfume lover you will want to explore the small Boutique style artistic perfume studios. These boutique studios produce on a much smaller scale than mainstream brands and their presence in mainstream retail stores is minimal or non-existent.
We have put together a collection of these niche brands that we think any true perfume lover must
have a least one of in their collection.
Fidji stands for the name of the islands located in southern part of the Pacific. Just there, on one of the Fidji islands, the idea of first Guy Laroche perfume was born.
Fidji is a feminine perfume by Guy Laroche. The scent was launched in 1966 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Josephine Catapano. The bottle was designed by Serge Mansau, Fidji has become incredibly popular, because it is the perfume from the sunny islands, far and attractive. The fresh wave of galbanum, hyacinth, lemon, bergamot and meet the floral heart across rose, jasmine, violet, ylang-ylang. Spicy floral nuance of carnation gives its harshness and makes the character of the composition stronger.
Molecule 01, launched in 2006 by Escentric Molecules, is sure to be the most unusual and exciting scent in your collection. It contains one fragrance note: Iso E Super. Iso E Super is the trademarked name for a large organic molecule who’s feminine, velvet-woody scent vanishes at first, only to reappear when the warmth of your skin and your unique body chemistry allow it to release a distinctive fragrance.
Iso E Super is a molecule that hovers close to the skin to create an indefinable aura, it is characterised by cedar wood note with a velvety sensation. Perfumer Geza Schon explains Iso E Super is one of those skin-sexy scents that makes you want to nestle in it.
Introduced in 1902, Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet remains a go-to fragrance for men who have risen to the top of their games in every area of their lives
What-ho! As dry and fresh as the best gin – or the best of British humor. Lemon, black pepper and pine. This eau de toilette was first created for the Duke of Marlborough, and by love it shows.
Perfect balance of citrus and spice. Blends in without effort and lasts through the entire day. It is elegant and simple.
Blenheim Bouquet has the top notes of Lemon, Lime and Lavender along with the base notes of Pine, Musk and Black Pepper.
Created by Jean Kerléo in 1972, 1000 is from the generation of perfumes that followed the dictum of “more is more,” and you have to be prepared for it. You have to like the starchy crinkle of aldehydes(starched linen crossed with overheated metal, the buttery richness of rose and iris, the heft of creamy woods, and the inky darkness of oakmoss. It skimps on nothing, which makes it both fun and challenging.
1000 has an unpromising opening of strong aldehydes and green, crushed leaf notes, which smells plain old-fashioned. But this phase is immediately taken over by the dark violets and sandalwood, which give 1000 a soft, rich feel.
Top notes are coriander, green notes, bergamot, tangerine and violet leaf; middle notes are iris, violet, jasmine, chinese osmanthus, lily-of-the-valley, rose and geranium; base notes are sandalwood, amber, musk, patchouli, civet, oakmoss and vetiver.
Evoking a fragment of amber resin picked by Serge Lutens during a wander through Marrakech, this perfume marks a return to a focus on the identity and authenticity of unique ingredients. From the fragranced world of an esteemed french perfume house, this is a oriental scent fit for a king if you fantasize of what it would be like to be a sheik, this would be your scent.
Ambre Sultan is the antithesis of the golden, powdery ambers you may be familiar with. This stunning fragrance is deep, resinous scent, loaded with spices, deep amber, earthy patchouli, dark resins and quiet vanilla, all of which combine to make a visceral and raw scent experience. The fragrance features amber, coriander, sandalwood, bay leaf, patchouli, angelica, resins and myrrh. It is deep and mysterious.
It's a trip to a Bedouin tent in a desert far away and stealing a look inside…thick incense burning on coal with spices filling the air, mysterious eyes flashing and a very real feeling that you've never smelled anything like this magnificent amber perfume before.
This limited-edition aroma was released in 2016 under the guidance of the Japanese fashion designer Hanae Mori. As the first Japanese woman to present her clothing on the Paris runways, this illustrious artist has made a name for herself across industries.
Hanae Mori Purple Butterfly Perfume by Hanae Mori, Embrace the subtle femininity and charm of Hanae Mori Purple Butterfly, a pretty women’s fragrance. This enticing perfume combines floral and woody accords for a lovely, powdery finish that’s sophisticated and subtle enough for work or play.
Notes of rare blue iris, romantic red rose and delicate violet open the scent with a tantalizingly fresh and rejuvenating bouquet of stellar botanical essence. Meanwhile, hints of earthy patchouli and various woody notes lend a pure, spirited aroma that’s clean and revitalizing to the senses. Finally, light powdery tones finish off the fragrance with a light and airy grace for a delectable and flirty perfume you’ll be delighted to spritz on your skin repeatedly.