Valentino by Valentino – 1978

Green florals have always enticed me, vintage or modern. Florabotanica from the house of Balenciaga or Deneuve by Catherine both are good examples of green perfumes, the former a floral and the latter a chypre. Valentino is a favorite of mine. The reason being that his clothes, and I mean his and not the ones … Continue reading Valentino by Valentino – 1978

Le Trois – Diorella, Dioressence, Dior-Dior

This trio of Diors corresponds to each other very well. Not only through smell but through the names as well, something comme Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria. Like three characters from the same chapter from the book of Dior Parfums. Our tale begins with Diorella, a fresh floral chypre launched in 1972. Created by Edmond Roudnitska, he has called this his … Continue reading Le Trois – Diorella, Dioressence, Dior-Dior