Fragrances and Cultures

The Scents of Our MothersThe Scents of Our Mothers

Fragrances and Cultures 05/06/16 04:55 (45 comments)

How many lovers of perfume have their first conscious memory of scent through the perfume that their mothers chose to wear? Let's raise our hands in unison. Taking as my cue this Sunday's Mother's Day celebration, I decided to invite all our Fragrantica members to share their memories and thoughts about the perfumes that our mothers chose for themselves, or the scents they wore the most, imprinting us with their fragrant association.  Mother's Day might sound a ... (more)

Come and share the perfumes of your mothers and the thoughts they bring out in celebration of Mother's Day on May 8th.

Supermarket/Apothecary Fragrances Around the World: Part II of II (2016)Supermarket/Apothecary Fragrances Around the World: Part II of II (2016)

Fragrances and Cultures 04/21/16 05:01 (9 comments)

The intrepid traveler and perfume lover regularly seeks out new scented experiences while trotting the globe. One of the most exciting adventures can be a stroll through the aisles of a local supermarket or a visit to an off-the-beaten path apothecary to sniff out local, affordable products. Here we present the second of a 2 part feature highlighting affordable, market fragrances from around the world with info about purchasing for your convenience. In Part I we visited Ch... (more)

A look at affordable, local market fragrances in Brazil, Egypt, Portugal, Finland & Turkey.

Supermarket/Apothecary Fragrances Around the World: Part I of II (2016)

Supermarket/Apothecary Fragrances Around the World: Part I of II (2016)Fragrances and Cultures 04/16/16 07:23 (14 comments)

A look at affordable, local market fragrances in China, Russia, Mexico, Greece and Japan.

Bubble, Bubble, Bolivian Trouble: The Scents of La Paz' Witches' Market

Bubble, Bubble, Bolivian Trouble: The Scents of La Paz' Witches' MarketFragrances and Cultures 04/15/16 04:42 (18 comments)

A fragrant adventure through a mystical tourist destination.

Older Than Kolnisch Wasser

Older Than Kolnisch WasserFragrances and Cultures 03/22/16 11:36 (6 comments)

Indian traditional attars and their recipes.

There's Nose Business Like Show Business: Fragrance in the Performing Arts, Part III

There's Nose Business Like Show Business: Fragrance in the Performing Arts, Part IIIFragrances and Cultures 03/05/16 04:29 (One comment)

The swan song of the series exploring scent in the performing arts

Empress Josephine's Rose Garden

Empress Josephine's Rose GardenFragrances and Cultures 02/12/16 04:35 (12 comments)

Revisiting the legendary rose garden of France

Fragrant Finland: A Fresh Affair

Fragrant Finland: A Fresh AffairFragrances and Cultures 02/04/16 13:29 (50 comments)

"The light green smell of the first birch leaves in May. The summer scents of strawberries and sauna, the aroma of burning leaves in the fall and the distinctive nose-nipping smell of minus a million degrees in midwinter."

Smell Good and Do No Harm: Cruelty-free Fragrance

Smell Good and Do No Harm: Cruelty-free FragranceFragrances and Cultures 02/04/16 12:57 (36 comments)

What does it take for perfumers to call themselves vegan friendly?

Chinese Language And Scents: Seeing Is Deceiving

Chinese Language And Scents: Seeing Is DeceivingFragrances and Cultures 01/17/16 22:10 (17 comments)

"If a word without perceived notions or language existed, what would a perfume’s true form be like?"

There's Nose Business Like Show Business: Fragrance in the Performing Arts, Part II

There's Nose Business Like Show Business: Fragrance in the Performing Arts, Part IIFragrances and Cultures 01/07/16 05:01 (7 comments)

The exploration of the use of scent in the performing arts continues.

There's Nose Business Like Show Business: Fragrance in the Performing Arts, Part I

There's Nose Business Like Show Business: Fragrance in the Performing Arts, Part IFragrances and Cultures 12/17/15 03:07 (14 comments)

The use of scent and fragrance in the performing arts. Part 1: The Origin Story

Editions de Parfums by Frederic Malle: boutiques in Rome and London

Editions de Parfums by Frederic Malle: boutiques in Rome and LondonFragrances and Cultures 11/13/15 03:40 (One comment)

Two new stores in Rome and London by the prestigious niche brand.

The Great White Code

The Great White CodeFragrances and Cultures 10/27/15 07:43 (8 comments)

"These fragrances, with their very contemporary feel of unisex woods, polished musks, and abstract "aura" about them, cluster around a trope that is rewriting the codes of ad copy as we speak."

Sight Unseen: The Power of Scent in the DarkSight Unseen: The Power of Scent in the Dark

12/19/14 04:50 (19 comments)

Chutneys: Enjoy The Magic of Mix-In-The-MouthChutneys: Enjoy The Magic of Mix-In-The-Mouth

05/09/14 15:59 (21 comments)

Henna - A Tradition and ArtHenna - A Tradition and Art

03/31/14 13:26 (21 comments)

Flowers in Traditions and Ceremonies in IndiaFlowers in Traditions and Ceremonies in India

01/02/14 05:04 (25 comments)

BirchBirch

07/21/13 08:20 (15 comments)

Steeped in ChristmasSteeped in Christmas

12/18/12 16:38 (12 comments)

Pear TreePear Tree

02/26/12 12:24 (9 comments)

Amber - Captured SunshineAmber - Captured Sunshine

01/23/12 13:56 (29 comments)

Trick or Treat, keeping it sweet!Trick or Treat, keeping it sweet!

10/24/11 20:27 (15 comments)

Pomegranate - From The Gardens Of ParadisePomegranate - From The Gardens Of Paradise

10/18/11 12:10 (11 comments)

Date:  A Golden Harvest and A Fruit of HeavenDate: A Golden Harvest and A Fruit of Heaven

08/19/11 18:33 (29 comments)

GingerGinger

07/07/11 14:46 (12 comments)

Cinnamon:  A Sweet Western TraditionCinnamon: A Sweet Western Tradition

06/25/11 11:51 (10 comments)

Spicy Cinnamon in AsiaSpicy Cinnamon in Asia

06/25/11 11:51 (9 comments)

Peony - Good Fortune, Compassion, NobilityPeony - Good Fortune, Compassion, Nobility

06/11/11 00:00 (17 comments)

Wild Strawberry in RussiaWild Strawberry in Russia

06/03/11 12:11 (25 comments)

Jasmine in Different CulturesJasmine in Different Cultures

05/18/11 15:32 (44 comments)

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