Scented Snippets: JoAnne Bassett Sacred Elixir Collection, All Natural Animalics à la 17ième SiècleScented Snippets: JoAnne Bassett Sacred Elixir Collection, All Natural Animalics à la 17ième Siècle

Scented Snippets 09/27/16 13:23 (4 comments)

Natural perfumer JoAnne Bassett is a classicist by temperament, a purist by nature [sic]. Everything she creates radiates intention. No perfumes are haphazard or randomly composed or named [in this case, numbered]. In her Sacred Elixir Collection JoAnne employs all natural civet, deer musk, castoreum and beeswax; I have been assured that her sources are both very old vintage and more recent, thoughtfully culled materials. What she offers us is truly elegant and hauntin... (more)

"JoAnne's extensive study of numerology also colors these perfumes; certain numbers have traditional meanings, ergo sacred significance."

The Joy Of Layering ScentsThe Joy Of Layering Scents

Columns 09/27/16 09:02 (12 comments)

There are three main reasons for people to decide to combine two or more fragrances: to strengthen a scent they love but that has poor longevity or soften a scent that is too heady; to play the role of a perfumer and try to compose their own perfume; or simply to play with different smells and see how they interact. The latter is the focus of this article. Both professional perfumers and fragrance reviewers have repeatedly declared in interviews that they are against layering because a... (more)

Why and how you could layer your favorite fragrances.

New Scent O' Clock from La Fleur by Livvy

New Scent O' Clock from La Fleur by LivvyFragrance Reviews 09/27/16 08:46

A new natural fragrance collection designed for layering

Alessandra Ambrosio Belessa by ále

Alessandra Ambrosio Belessa by áleNew Fragrances 09/27/16 08:37 (One comment)

The first fragrance of the famous supermodel done with Ésika

Fragrance Fitting - Custom Sample Pack From Luckyscent

Fragrance Fitting - Custom Sample Pack From LuckyscentArt Books Events 09/26/16 10:25 (88 comments)

3 sample packs given out for free.

Arquiste Goes Sexy: Interview with Carlos Huber

Arquiste Goes Sexy: Interview with Carlos HuberInterviews 09/26/16 10:06 (7 comments)

Carlos tells Miguel his story around Armando's Le Club in Acapulco and the concept for the new fragrant pair.

A Lab on Fire - Messy Sexy Just Rolled Out of Bed

A Lab on Fire - Messy Sexy Just Rolled Out of BedNew Fragrances 09/26/16 09:42 (3 comments)

The new fragrance from A Lab on Fire

Xerjoff CASAMORATI 1888 Italica

Xerjoff CASAMORATI 1888 ItalicaNiche Perfumery 09/26/16 09:07 (2 comments)

A new Casamorati 1888 fragrance, exclusively created for Harvey Nichols

Best in Show: L'Artisan Parfumeur (2016)

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Our international writers discuss the whimsy and creativity of one of the world's most popular niche houses.

L`Erbolario Ginepro Nero

L`Erbolario Ginepro NeroNew Fragrances 09/25/16 07:57 (4 comments)

The new men's collection from the house of L'Erbolario

L`Erbolario Osmanthus

L`Erbolario OsmanthusNew Fragrances 09/25/16 07:52 (6 comments)

New collection by L'Erbolario

Perfumed Horoscope September 26 - October 3

Perfumed Horoscope September 26 - October 3Fragrant Horoscope 09/25/16 07:44 (One comment)

If your feet are firmly on the ground you can fully benefit from this week.

New York's Elements Showcase and Tranoï: A Preview

New York's Elements Showcase and Tranoï: A PreviewArt Books Events 09/24/16 07:26 (One comment)

This week brought us two of New York's most important events in niche and artisan perfumery: Elements and Tranoï

OTTANIQO My Journey Collection

OTTANIQO My Journey CollectionNew Fragrances 09/24/16 07:22

Two new fragrances for kids: Lucky Camel and Happy Dolphin

Eric Buterbaugh Scent Dinner in Los Angeles

Eric Buterbaugh Scent Dinner in Los AngelesArt Books Events 09/23/16 15:40

Designed by Chef Michael Hung of Vivane and former New York Times scent critic Chandler Burr.

Curious Perfumers and Instagram Design Strategies: A Creative Discourse

Curious Perfumers and Instagram Design Strategies: A Creative Discourse Columns 09/23/16 14:46 (3 comments)

"My suggestion to perfumers is to stop focusing so much on curiosity and turn your attention to unbridled passion and obsession."

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