Spring and Summer Reading

Reading books in the shadow of flowering trees; what a beautiful moment of life! I have been inspired by many books on perfumery since I started Scent & Flavor and would like to share with you this short review. I hope that some of these books will find a space on your bookshelf or your Kindle…

Oriza L. Legrand

I have been deeply impressed by the revival of the Oriza L. Lagrand’s brand and its presence at the Pitti fair in Florence in 2016. The quality of their fragrances is at the same level as their presentation and history, just remarkable. The co-founder of Oriza, Mr. Hugo Lambert, did me the great favor of…

BOIS 1920

This is our second edition of “Fragrant Inspirations” aimed at revealing outstanding perfumers and their houses and get inspired by their creator. This week, the Italian house of BOIS 1920. BOIS 1920 was founded by one of the Italian pioneers of modern perfumery, Guido Galardi. Guido started by collecting lavender on the hills around Florence…

Fueguia 1833

This article is the first of a new series called “Fragrant Inspirations” aimed at revealing outstanding perfumers and their brands,  in an interview with their creator. I would like to certify herewith that these articles are not sponsored but written solely with the aim of getting inspired by these wonderful artists. Fueguia 1833 Despite its name,…