Scentism Shanghai 2017

November 2, 2017 Laurent 0

After several millenniums of refined olfactory culture in Imperial China, the use of fragrances and incenses came literally to a stop during the Cultural Revolution Read More

The Coolest Herb

July 22, 2017 Laurent 0

Mint. In the Antiquity, your freshening smell was appreciated in funerals for covering the smell of decay and to prepare the kykeon, a psychoactive beverage Read More

Ambergris

June 11, 2017 Laurent 0

Ambergris. Like a bottle at sea, you carry a fragrant message to the World. Born in the entrails of a cachalot, you started your journey Read More

Lily of the Valley

May 7, 2017 Laurent 0

 Lily of the Valley. There is always a wild side to an innocent face, and your cute white bells hide a poisonous nature. You are celebrated Read More

Primordial Magnolia

March 11, 2017 Laurent 0

Primordial Magnolia. You are one of the first to announce Spring when other flowers are still lolling in the comfort of their bud. Your magnificence is Read More

Mimosa

January 28, 2017 Laurent 0

Mimosa. You are the first flower of the year, announcing Spring, embalming the Mediterranean hills and dotting them with your yellow puff-balls. You perfume the Read More

Oakmoss on a dried branch

Oakmoss

January 15, 2017 Laurent 0

Oakmoss, or evernia prunastri, is a type lichen. Lichens are often called mosses or tree mosses, but they should not be confused with real mosses which are Read More

Fougère

December 3, 2016 Laurent 0

Fougère. How could an inodorous plant like the fern become the symbol of one of the most appreciated fragrance family?  Geo F. Trumper, a discreet Read More

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