Nathan reviewed Fig Tree in his midweek quick hits column yesterday. And Fig Tree was also reviewed today on Another Perfume Blog. Also today, Champagne de Bois was reviewed on Olfactoria’s Travels. It was a big day! Thanks Nathan, Natalie, and Birgit! 🙂
I’m working on the vintage-inspired scent to try to introduce a stronger green note. It has the IFRA maximum level of oakmoss already, so I’m looking for other ingredients. Today I’ve been comparing violet leaf with heather absolute because they have some things in common — green notes plus leathery notes. I already added some of my new mimosa absolute to this, and the leathery aspect of these two green materials goes well with the mimosa. The heather seems gentler and maybe not as long lasting, but this is the first time I’ve played with my sample so I need to test more. I started this scent formula over a year ago and really want to finish it soon.