Category: Atelier Cologne

Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme, 2012

  (image, anonymous) Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme, 2012.  Perfumer Jérome Epinette. The proposition of crossing the bright effusive tenor-like quality of an Eau de Cologne (the genre, not the dilution) with the concentration of an eau de parfum is a wonderful idea, but is not particularly new. Previous attempts have tried to make the classical edc notes (citrus, herbs, etc.) last…

Atelier Cologne Vanille Insensée, 2011

Perfumer Ralf Schwieger Non-cuddly vanilla.  More woody than spicy or dessert-like. Papery, actually.  Citrus notes at the top tell you that the vanilla won’t be either warm or sweet.  Ambery and smoky notes are accents rather than dominant notes, and let the vanilla keep its crisp edge. The Atelier line purports to reinvent the cologne genre. Without much sillage, strength or…