Making Scents

 
Making Scents: Eau de masculine has a new aroma
Making Scents: Eau de masculine has a new aroma
Historically, some men used to wear fragrances as rich and complex as those worn by any sophisticated woman. They would vary their fragrance in the...
Making Scents: I've grown a custom scent for you
Making Scents: I've grown a custom scent for you
A few days ago I discovered something new about smell — something that is helping to inform the way I compose bespoke and signature...
Making Scents: Scent of a car named Maggie
Making Scents: Scent of a car named Maggie
This week I delivered a series of sessions as part of a sensorium, an experiential marketing programme for a luxury car brand.
Making Scents: Quest for sweet smell of success
Making Scents: Quest for sweet smell of success
I'm on my way to Sweden this week, taking part in an expo where I'll be showing off my fragrances to a new market, vying for the attention of...
Making Scents: Thank heaven for little smells
Making Scents: Thank heaven for little smells
There is a new wave of marketing in the fragrance industry of late. Perfume houses have saturated us with celebrity fragrances and a tide of main...
Making Scents: The right fragrance for your skin type
Making Scents: The right fragrance for your skin type
People ask whether their perfume will smell different on another person's skin. It will, but usually I answer: "It should!"
Making scents: A perfume speaks a thousand words
Making scents: A perfume speaks a thousand words
How does an idea begin? I believe we find inspiration from our uniqueness and from our urges to be curious, expressive and creative. Fragrances have...
Making Scents: Smell's power to evoke memory
Making Scents: Smell's power to evoke memory
Opening the doors to my mother’s wardrobe instantly brings back a flood of childhood memories and unlocks emotions of being a little girl, of being safe and of...
Making Scents: Garden aromas in your home
Making Scents: Garden aromas in your home
People often ask me: "How can I make my own perfume at home?" Quite frankly, I would not advise anyone not to make their own fragrance at home. I'm enthusiastic about the idea of handmade...
Making Scents: Put the genius back in the bottle
Making Scents: Put the genius back in the bottle
When I asked a recent private client what fragrances she wears, the description was not "a fresh oriental with amber notes" but rather "the DKNY in...

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