Category Archives: Jo Malone

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver: Handsome in pink

I love the way Jo Malone uses her Jo Loves label to throw curveballs all over the perfume world. Pink Vetiver’s name predisposes for a feminine, even girly interpretation of the classic masculine note. And the opening fullfills this promise. Momentarily.

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver: Handsome in pink

I love the way Jo Malone uses her Jo Loves label to throw curveballs all over the perfume world. Pink Vetiver’s name predisposes for a feminine, even girly interpretation of the classic masculine note. And the opening fullfills this promise. Momentarily.

Jo Loves Pomelo

Jo Loves Pomelo: the dark side of citrus

Jo Loves offers two free samples for anyone who wishes to try their first releases. My choices were Gardenia and Pomelo. Gardenia is not bad but, let’s face it, it is very hard to create the illusion of gardenia. There

Jo Loves Pomelo

Jo Loves Pomelo: the dark side of citrus

Jo Loves offers two free samples for anyone who wishes to try their first releases. My choices were Gardenia and Pomelo. Gardenia is not bad but, let’s face it, it is very hard to create the illusion of gardenia. There

jo malone layering experiment

Fun and Games with the Malones: Pick n’ Mix

The site officially suggests three combinations for my small collection of Jo Malone bottles. Wild Fig and Cassis with Black Vetyver Café: WF&C is a potent fig scent. Layered with BVC a dark element is added, the fig becomes more

jo malone layering experiment

Fun and Games with the Malones: Pick n’ Mix

The site officially suggests three combinations for my small collection of Jo Malone bottles. Wild Fig and Cassis with Black Vetyver Café: WF&C is a potent fig scent. Layered with BVC a dark element is added, the fig becomes more

Fun and Colognes

Fun and Games with the Malones: Introductions

With spring making a grand entrance I was in a playful mood so I decided to have some fun with my Jo Malone bottles. After all the line encourages layering. But first some introductions are in order. Pomegrenate Noir needs no

Fun and Colognes

Fun and Games with the Malones: Introductions

With spring making a grand entrance I was in a playful mood so I decided to have some fun with my Jo Malone bottles. After all the line encourages layering. But first some introductions are in order. Pomegrenate Noir needs no

the odd one...

Pomegranate Noir: the joy of blind sniffing revisited

Finding a house with a very definite character in its perfumes is a great pleasure for me. Immediately recognizable, the “house texture”, is for instance very strong in all Ormonde Jayne perfumes, from the resinous Tolu to the floral Frangipani.

the odd one...

Pomegranate Noir: the joy of blind sniffing revisited

Finding a house with a very definite character in its perfumes is a great pleasure for me. Immediately recognizable, the “house texture”, is for instance very strong in all Ormonde Jayne perfumes, from the resinous Tolu to the floral Frangipani.