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Chanel №5 and №5 L’Eau: A BreakthoughChanel №5 and №5 L’Eau: A Breakthough

Columns 09/30/16 14:06

It is unbelievable that Chanel №5, being the most famous and the best selling perfume in the world for already dozens of years, has not fouled itself with tons of limited editions and modifications of all sorts. There have been just a few. Initially, Number Five appeared in 1921 as parfum , soon after Eau de Cologne followed. Some time later  Eau de Toilette was made. The author of all three versions was legendary Ernest Beaux . Ernest Beaux managed to make the fir... (more)

A review of the newest Chanel and some clarification about other Chanel No 5 launches.

The Joy Of Layering ScentsThe Joy Of Layering Scents

Columns 09/27/16 09:02 (18 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 b... (more)

Why and how you could layer your favorite fragrances.

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."

Addicted: The Ones I Bought Because of the Bottles

Addicted: The Ones I Bought Because of the BottlesColumns 09/14/16 22:08 (57 comments)

Marlen discusses the esthetic pleasures of fragrance bottles and his compulsion to purchase a scent because of its packaging.

#NextGenPerfumer: Théo Belmas

#NextGenPerfumer: Théo BelmasColumns 09/08/16 03:07 (2 comments)

#NextGenPerfumer: A new series that shines light on the future talent of the fragrance industry.

Homage to Sonia Rykiel: Her Perfumed World

Homage to Sonia Rykiel: Her Perfumed WorldColumns 08/25/16 14:36 (9 comments)

The great designer (1930-2016) was a fabulous arbiter of both design and aroma. We discuss our favorites from her brand in reverent homage.

Perfume and Technology: Our Friends, the Microbes

Perfume and Technology: Our Friends, the MicrobesColumns 08/24/16 09:19 (12 comments)

Microbes are playing an important role in keeping your perfume sustainable.

Ultimate Baldessarini: Niche - Luxe Relationships

Ultimate Baldessarini: Niche - Luxe RelationshipsColumns 08/15/16 13:33 (6 comments)

How ideas that were born in niche get to luxury perfumery.

Revival Culture

Revival CultureColumns 08/13/16 20:14 (8 comments)

"We’re talking about it as significant, reflective of the increasing status and value of perfume."

The Most Subjective Selection Of Legendary Perfumes For Men

The Most Subjective Selection Of Legendary Perfumes For MenColumns 08/12/16 01:52 (27 comments)

Written out of pure inspiration.

The Dirty Monoi Project: Creating my Private Fragrance With Sven Pritzkoleit - Part 2

The Dirty Monoi Project: Creating my Private Fragrance With Sven Pritzkoleit - Part 2Columns 08/05/16 07:49 (5 comments)

A great experience for every perfume lover. Brace yourself for a list of sexy ingredients that were mixed into my dream perfume.

Are Fragrance Reviews Useful?

Are Fragrance Reviews Useful?Columns 08/04/16 09:57 (68 comments)

"How precisely the reviewer describes certain characteristics, can also result in significant differences in one’s impression upon reading the review."

Addicted: My Perry Ellis Time Machine

Addicted: My Perry Ellis Time MachineColumns 08/02/16 10:25 (16 comments)

"Have you had the experience where a long-forgotten aroma wafts under your nose and transports you, suddenly, to another time?"

What If Your Significant Other Dislikes Your Scent?

What If Your Significant Other Dislikes Your Scent?Columns 07/14/16 12:57 (38 comments)

Fragrantica's international writers weigh in on a challenging issue.

Addicted: Modern AngelsAddicted: Modern Angels

06/30/16 12:49 (13 comments)

The Life Span of a Perfume: Mixing and AgingThe Life Span of a Perfume: Mixing and Aging

06/14/16 20:17 (32 comments)

"Signature Perfumes" and "My Perfume Self"

05/20/16 11:11 (21 comments)

The 100 Days ChallengeThe 100 Days Challenge

03/29/16 17:46 (37 comments)

10 Years of Terre d'Hermes: Facts & Trivia10 Years of Terre d'Hermes: Facts & Trivia

03/22/16 12:30 (7 comments)

Addicted: Love, Loss & RecoveryAddicted: Love, Loss & Recovery

03/17/16 10:01 (28 comments)

Lancaster Le Parfum SolaireLancaster Le Parfum Solaire

03/09/16 16:29 (6 comments)

Synethesia - My Sensory Mash-Up WorldSynethesia - My Sensory Mash-Up World

02/28/16 15:22 (13 comments)

Addicted: The Most Ridiculous QuestionAddicted: The Most Ridiculous Question

02/14/16 12:27 (49 comments)

Talking Dirty: Goût de TerroirTalking Dirty: Goût de Terroir

01/15/16 06:35 (15 comments)

Addicted: The Worst Thing I Ever SmelledAddicted: The Worst Thing I Ever Smelled

01/02/16 05:00 (242 comments)

All I Want For Christmas - Miguel's WishlistAll I Want For Christmas - Miguel's Wishlist

12/15/15 14:58 (15 comments)

All I Want for Christmas! All I Want for Christmas!

12/14/15 08:46 (36 comments)

Addicted: Ramblings of a Fragrance JunkieAddicted: Ramblings of a Fragrance Junkie

12/02/15 12:37 (79 comments)

Golden Winter 2015Golden Winter 2015

11/11/15 10:05

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