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August 2017 for Men: Shades of Green

August 01, 2017

This month, we’ve paired our men’s scents with the world we see around us. We’re not imitating nature; we’re complementing it with various shades of green.

 

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July 2017 Unisex: Refresh

July 01, 2017 1 Comment

In the heat of summer, nothing refreshes like an ice-cold drink. Can't you imagine the chill of it in your hand and the perspiration running down the side of the glass? This month, we're taking our inspiration from these refreshments. Read more...

 

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July 2017 for Men: Postcards

July 01, 2017 1 Comment

Scent is like a portal through time and space, delivering you to a world beyond your own. This month, we're featuring three such olfactory postcards from the wet cobblestone streets of Florence, Italy, a storied village in the French Alps, and the American West. Read more.

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June 2017 Unisex: Orange and Gold

June 01, 2017

Blame it on summer fever, but we can't get enough of golden, orange tones everywhere. They're the perfect colors for just about everything this season: clothes, fresh-squeezed juices, swoon-worthy sunsets -- and, of course, perfumes. Our selections this month all feature inspiration from this vibrant part of the color spectrum, so how could we resist?

 

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June 2017 for Men: Juxtaposed

June 01, 2017

One of the best things about becoming a fragrance connoisseur is the fun of exploring scent combinations that you'd rarely find in mass-market scents. This month, we're featuring three scents that juxtapose notes in unusual ways.

 

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May 2017 for Men: European Tour

May 01, 2017

Modern perfumery was born in Europe, so it’s no surprise that the continent still produces such magnificent olfactory art. This month, we’re taking a tour of Western Europe via three of its finest houses.

 

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May 2017 Unisex: Taste

May 01, 2017

This month, we’re exploring the relationship between smell and taste by collaborating with Vosges Haut-Chocolat, which harnesses the power of storytelling to open minds and palates through chocolate. Intrigued? Get your paired truffles or the full perfume + truffle set for 15% off with the code OLFACTIF15.

 

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Founder's Favorites: 6 Perfect Springtime Scents to Try

April 10, 2017 1 Comment

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April 2017 Unisex: Highway 1

April 01, 2017 1 Comment

California can feel like a land apart, and not because of those infamous faultlines. It’s because of the surreal orange-pink sunsets. The bluer-than-blue skies. The redwoods that tower hundreds of feet over cool forests and the palm trees that, for generations, have lured dreamers west. Read more...

 

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April 2017 for Men: Around the World in Eighty Days

April 01, 2017

Around the World in Eighty Days is a book is about a race around the world in 1873, but our theme this month takes a more leisurely approach (hurrah for airplanes). Read more... 

 

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March 2017 Unisex: Love

March 01, 2017

Call us softies if you want, but our March collection is all about love. Not the Valentine's Day kind, but the many kinds of love that make the world go 'round, as complicated and messy as they may be.

 

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March 2017 for Men: Warmth

March 01, 2017 1 Comment

Here’s the funny thing about spring: It might be only 49 degrees out, but if the sun is shining on your face, it might as well be summer. This month’s scents have that spring-like quality: warm but not hot.
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