5 Limited Edition Perfumes from Gorilla Perfume

source: Gorilla Perfume's Facebook Page

source: Gorilla Perfume’s Facebook page

Gorilla Perfume (perfume off-shoot of Lush) has just announced on their Facebook page that they will be releasing five limited edition perfumes on 22nd November. If you’re a fan of Gorilla Perfume, you’ll probably have heard of their limited edition releases, which are usually available online only, and for a very short amount of time. Most of the time, these limited edition perfumes take the scent of a Lush product and turn it into a fine fragrance.

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Perfume Haiku Series: Onda by Vero Profumo

Onda by Vero Profumo

Singed with raging lust
Twisted, unwashed bodies writhe
‘Neath the leather whip

[Note: I couldn’t find an image of two people passionately embracing under a whip, and didn’t deign it appropriate to post it here anyway, so we’ll have to make do with this slightly ‘safer for work’ guy clad in space-leather pants with a whip – Onda does conjure up images of otherworldliness, so let’s imagine this guy is an alien! 🙂 ]

~ The Smelly Vagabond

Ormonde Jayne – Orris Noir: The Mysterious Surprise

Not quite the dark, gothic femme fatale I was looking for…

It took a very long while for Orris Noir by Ormonde Jayne to grow on me. From its name, I’d expected it to be all gothic punk femme fatale, so when I sprayed it, and the gorgeously rooting, earthy iris that first greeted me whisked itself away within 5 minutes, vanishing completely, I was understandably peeved. “It’s not very noir, either,” I thought to myself, perplexed that Ormonde Jayne had gone down the Le Labo path of serious misnomers.  And so I put it away, somewhat disappointed that the house I’d admired so much for ingenious masterclass perfumes such as Ormonde Woman (I really should get down to reviewing it, but I don’t believe words adequately express its beauty!) had come up with something such as this.

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Winner of the Culti Giveaway!

The winner of the Culti Giveaway is… Ben Gan! My sincere apologies for taking so long to select a winner, I had clean forgotten about it after leaving for a holiday soon after posting about it. Please drop me an email at thesmellyvagabond@gmail.com with your address so that I can get your scented sachet mailed out to you.

~ The Smelly Vagabond