Knize Ten – A breath of life in this old perfume.

To me, Knize Ten is not a perfume.  It is a tasteful accessory.   It falls in the same category of unusual, but exquisite items like the JLC Reverso, Montblanc 149, or a John Lobb William. Knize Ten is a fundamentally classic fragrance.  Unchanged since the 1920’s, it had inspired a whole genre of leather fragrances, […]

Gerald Ghislain’s leather – Histoires de Parfum 1740

Histoires de Parfums 1740 Marquis de Sade A sweet, warm, magnificent leather. Brilliant in its structure, it is coherent and straight forward in its goals. It aims to please, seduce and comfort. Not a single note detracts from that effect. Opens as a sweet candied leather. It is a sweet concoction of plum jam, honey […]