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Carat

Janke Du Toit for Cartier Carat.
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They don’t smell like the true flower

What she wants in her perfume instead is the smell of fresh, living flowers – in nature, not ones that have been cut and cooked. She explains: “this is why I work with the molecular, with what we call in perfumery ‘head space technology’. It’s living technology which allows the perfumer to work with the […] Continue reading

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They don’t smell like the true flower

What she wants in her perfume instead is the smell of fresh, living flowers – in nature, not ones that have been cut and cooked. She explains: “this is why I work with the molecular, with what we call in perfumery ‘head space technology’. It’s living technology which allows the perfumer to work with the […] Continue reading

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Something from nature

Many connections. In fact, have you heard of the French writer, Huysmans? He said in a very famous quote that a perfumer and jeweller do exactly the same job. They both take something from nature and cut it. So the jeweller is cutting the stone and the perfumer is cutting the botanics to obtain the […] Continue reading

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Perfume Review: Carat by Cartier

The concept behind Carat, Cartier’s latest feminine launch, is really beautiful. Cartier’s perfumer Mathilde Laurent was inspired by […] Continue reading

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On Escentual: My Chypres

Click here to read. Disclaimer Image via Escentual. I write for Escentual as their Fragrancr Expert. My views […] Continue reading

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On Escentual: Fragrance for Between the Seasons

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Cartier Carat ~ new fragrance

Cartier will launch Carat, a new fragrance, in September…

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Bunch o’ limited edition collector bottles (& some other stuff) 2018, part 2

More limited edition collector fragrance bottles, with the usual disclaimers: in most of these cases, the juice is unchanged, just the bottle is “special” (or not, as the case may be), and some of these may not be available in the US. Today’s post includes special edition bottles from Loewe, Dolce & Gabbana and Cartier; a reformulation for Penhaligon’s Elizabethan Rose; plus a new Eau de Toilette concentration of Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium.

Loewe adds to the Colección Un Paseo por Madrid with the fragrance De la Mano por la Rosaleda, in a bottle by Rocio Porres: “Exclusive to Harrods, De la Mano por la Rosaleda by Loewe is an explosion for the senses, displayed in all of its magnitude through aromas such as gentle rose and warm musk. Presented in a beautiful golden bottle designed by the Spanish jewellery designer Rocio Porres, it is a real treasure to behold.” £260 for 100 ml Eau de Parfum…

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Ep26 of Fume Chat is Here!

Ep26 of Fume Chat is here! In it, Nick and I sniff the latest launches from CHANEL, MUGLER, […] Continue reading

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