Pages and Perfume’s 2013 Top 10 Posts


It’s been a wonderful year for Pages and Perfume. The highlight of 2013 was undoubtedly being given the amazing opportunity to write for ODOU magazine!

We’ve also met so many wonderful people through the blog, discovered loads of fantastic bloggers who have inspired us so much, and also been incredibly lucky in receiving samples from exciting perfumeries. Continue reading


Anubis by Papillon Perfumery


Darkly sophisticated.

Anubis by Papillon Perfumery is a mysterious and addictive perfume that evokes images of Ancient Egypt – mummification, precious artefacts and rich incense. The fragrance opens with an intense suede note, one which is animalistic, yet luxurious. The suede combined with the unique floral earthiness of pink lotus, heady frankincense and bittersweet saffron make for an initial impression which is smooth, dark and enchanting. Continue reading

Tobacco Rose by Papillon Perfumery

Tobacco Rose

Dirty and rebellious.

We’ve been waiting for a fragrance that would really change our opinion of the use of rose in perfume, and Tobacco Rose by Papillon Perfumery has proved itself to be the one. Modern perfumes tend to only feature a prominent rose note in compositions that appeal to the more mature wearer, and as such the rose is normally tame, generic and uninspiring. However, Papillon Perfumery has turned this stereotype on its head, and created a bold and unashamedly dirty rose-heavy fragrance. Continue reading