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Best Perfumes Of 2013. Don't look now, folks, but I think we've made it to the end of another December.

Best Perfumes Of 2013

Rose-tinted nostalgia goggles aside, it's probably fair to say that 2013 has been as interesting and eventful as most other years: new perfumers were welcomed into the fold at Hermès and Chanel; oud refused to go quietly; the Gatsby fashion revival fell flat on its inebriated face (thank goodness!) ; Nicki Minaj made a convincing bid for Most Hideous Perfume Bottle Of All Time; and, rather encouragingly, the issue of anti-allergen legislation seemed to quieten down a little bit.

Needless to say, we were also presented with a vast number of new fragrances. The Candies 2013: The Very Best and Very Worst Perfumes of 2013. The Candies 2013: The Very Best and the Very Worst Perfumes of the Year Can you believe that 2013 is coming to a close already?

The Candies 2013: The Very Best and Very Worst Perfumes of 2013

I certainly can’t! It only feels like yesterday that I was sat at my laptop, tapping away at the first reviews of the year and looking forward to the exciting new smells that next 365 days would bring. It has, all-in-all, been a very good year, with lots of interesting new perfumes launched, and on a more personal note too, as this year I took on the exciting role of Fragrance Expert for Escentual.com. The perfumes have come thick and fast over the year, and once again the industry has seen an increase in the overall number of perfumes launched. Perfume: Best of 2013 – The Jatamansi Awards.

There are links to a further 24 Perfume: Best of 2013 Lists further down the page. The Fragrant Man is presenting Perfume: Best Of 2013 (which will include Highly Favoured Fragrances from previous years) as follows: The Jatamansi Awards 2013 New Releases, Highly Favoured Fragrances and Most Interesting Comments The Jatamansi Awards are subjectively selected, and the fragrances have been wafted and judged by The Fragrant Man. Most Reached For Fragrances 2013: Portia. Photo Stolen Fragrantica Ambre Ceruleen by Huitieme Art Parfumes EdP This was a Scent Bar purchase while in LA for the ScentSation Bus tour in May this year with Tom Pease.

Most Reached For Fragrances 2013: Portia

Ambre Ceruleen is a sweet amber as comfortable as an old pair of jeans that fit you perfectly and have softened into your shape. There is nothing like the smell of a man. Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely ~ perfume review. Perfume reviews and fragrance news. Perfume reviews and fragrance news. "Perfume: a mixture of fragrant essential oils and aroma compounds, fixatives, and solvents used to create, modify and recall memories" -MoS- A journey through the world of fragrance. Olfactoria's Travels. To abuse a cliché everyone over the age of thirty or so uses this time of the year – the time flew by.

Olfactoria's Travels

This year really went by in a blink, and when I seemingly just the other day wrote about the highlights of 2012, it is this time of the year again when we look back and take stock. The Boys salute you! Perfume-wise this was a very interesting year for me in the sense that I experienced an entirely new relationship with scent. The wild ride of testing, testing, testing lay behind me and the plethora of perfumes I knew, wrote about or owned left me exhausted and craving stability. So I gave in to this impulse and wore what I wanted and nothing else.