Aqua Universalis by MFK

My Aqua Universalis Story: The first and only perfumer I’ve ever met just happens to be one of the best in the world. He is the nose behind Le Male, Narciso Rodriguez for Him, and the 2007 version of Dior Cologne. I’m talking about none other than Francis Kurkjian. in 2009 …

Frederic Malle: The Essentials Collection

Professional Masculinity There is a common thread with the Pour Homme selections from Frederic Malle. High quality, professional and unmistakably masculine. With the exception of Musc Ravaguer which takes a more romantic approach, all these scents I can see on a lawyer or another profession that requires suits and ties …

Ed Hardy Love & Luck

The Story: Does it work? I don’t recommend blind buying fragrances. Meaning, don’t buy a fragrance based on its marketing or packaging. However, one day I came across a bottle that intrigued me. I pick up a scent at lunch and decided to do some testing. What better time to …

Bleu De Chanel

Story: A couple years back I decided to purchase a goto work scent. A signature scent for work if you will. A signature scent is one that you’re known for. When people smell it they think of you. One you grab off the shelf regularly. My goal was to find …

Dior Homme

My Dior Homme Story I was out looking for a new fragrance to buy. New to me not necessarily new to the market. I decided to look off the beaten path. The goal? To find a shop that has a good mix of the latest popular releases and some older, …

Gucci Guilty

The Story long before I started my blog or even considered a youtube channel I would test my fragrances. For note breakdown, performance, longevity. etc. So if you came to my house I was going to get your opinion. Smells this…., What do you get with this one….. Thoughts? When …

Frapin 1270

Story: The Aha moment I’ve always loved fragrances. At an early age, I can remember wanting to smell and experience the uniqueness of every scent. As an adult, I discovered this subgenre of fragrances known as Niche fragrances. An artisanal, higher quality cologne with that added advantage of smelling unique? Where do I …