Fueguia 1833

November 26, 2016 Laurent 0

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 Read More

Smoke on the Water

November 20, 2016 Laurent 0

Smoke and perfume might seem, for some, to be at the opposite end of the olfactory spectrum. Smoke is, however, the most ancient mean of delivering Read More

The Fresh

November 12, 2016 Laurent 0

This article is the fourth in our discovery of the fragrance families, according to the classification of Michael Edwards illustrated on the Fragrance Wheel. After the Florals, Read More

Rose or Amber?

November 5, 2016 Laurent 0

Sticky Rockrose. You are a tough little shrub, bearing extreme summer droughts and the cold Mediterranean winter. Year after year, your courage and persistence made you Read More

The Woods

October 29, 2016 Laurent 0

This is the third episode in our exploration of the Fragrance Wheel by Michael Edwards, after the Florals and the Orientals. Edwards sub-divided his wheel Read More

the vanilla pods on kitchen table

Irresistible Little Pod

October 22, 2016 Laurent 0

 Irresistible Little Pod. Your sweet smell and delicious taste were unknown until the discovery of the Americas. The Aztecs had already cultivated the vine and Read More

Oriental spices

The Orientals

October 15, 2016 Laurent 0

The Orientals. This article is second in our exploration of the Fragrance Wheel by Michael Edwards, as introduced to you in my post “The Florals“. Read More

Organic Indian myrrh, also called there bdellium or guggul

Myrrha’s Tears

October 7, 2016 Laurent 0

Inconsolable Myrrha. Your life should have been bright and happy, as a Goddess you were. Was it a spell of the malevolent Aphrodite or your tormented Read More

Osmanthus in Yokohama

Osmanthus Fragrans

October 2, 2016 Laurent 0

Osmanthus Fragrans. An ancient Chinese legend sees you as a giant tree growing on the Moon, shading the light of the celestial body. Wu Gang, in Read More

3D landscape with green grass and a blue sky with a retro effect

Radiant Aldehydes

September 25, 2016 Laurent 0

Radiant Aldehydes. Your presence in a fragrance is like bottling the sun in the flask. You illuminate the other essences from your bright energy and make Read More

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