February 2017 Unisex: Not What It Seems

We learn when we’re young that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. The idiom holds true for perfume, too.

This month, we start with a cologne. You read that right: a cologne. Sounds like something for a man? Nope. “Cologne” is just what we call a lightly concentrated perfume, no matter what the marketers want you to believe. Eau Monumentale from Thirdman will set you straight. Read more...


Our second choice has “violet” in the name, but don’t look for the flower. Violet Disguise from Imaginary Authors is all about violet-colored plums and dusty California roads. Read more...


Our final feature is sweet and charming at first sniff, but the perfumer had a little naughtiness in mind. But that's no surprise when it's called Yes I Do and it comes from cheeky Parisian house Etat Libre d'Orange. Read more...

This month, put your preconceptions aside. Let your nose be your guide.

Olfactif Editorial Team
Olfactif Editorial Team


The Olfactif editorial team is made up of people who love to get geeky about perfume and scent.

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