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 …

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 …

Niche Fragrances

Niche Fragrances The first time I told my friends how much I was willing to pay for a bottle of niche fragrance, I thought they were going to organize an intervention. But I don’t need help. I can quit at any time. What are they? So, what is a niche fragrance …