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Encore Une Fois Review by 99bottledscents

There are fragrances that live in a world that cross from simple scents to experiences in bottles, pulling on our desire to remember rather than banking on a wish to smell great, Encore Une Fois translates to "yet again", does it manage to pull on your memories? Let's Deep Dive. Encore opens up with a beautiful salty citrus, very oceany but less "beachy", aquatic without being blue, a tad pull of green comes from the violet and the leafy orange but make no mistake, this is about the salty tones and in that process opens up for a tad smoky, for a stronger orange vibe with a bit of sour bergamot, the petitgrain gives character with it's unique bitterness. The...

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Mother's Day Gift Guide with Art de Parfum

  So many of us are apart from our loved ones this year and as the calendar rolls towards Mother’s Day, it can bring with it powerful emotions. This year, 14th March could be a day to start a new tradition and instead an opportunity to thank the women who have supported you in your life.  Why not surprise someone you care for with a special gift of fragrance, to reflect their personality or awaken their senses, and at the same time letting them know that you are thinking of them on this day. It can be challenging to choose a fragrance for someone else, because scent is so personal but with an array of luxurious scents from our niche fragrance...

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Packing for an autumn break on the French Riviera

I’m going to Paris on business in early November – Art de Parfum is taking part in a cool London lifestyle pop-up show there. And I’ve decided that, while I’m there, I might as well pop down to the French Riviera for a little autumn break over the weekend. The South of France is my spiritual and artistic home. It’s where my perfumes are made and where I get all of my inspiration!   It will be cool but hopefully sunny in Nice at this time of year. I am looking forward to taking long walks down the promenade, reading in cafes, drinking tea, enjoying the fresh sea breezes, and generally just soaking up the incredible sense of style, culture,...

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