Features

Ireland as a ‘muse’

We know that perfumers often talk about people, as muses. But places…? Kate O’Brien explores the role her home country, Ireland, has played in inspiring perfumes (and indeed, new perfume houses…) Growing up on the rugged west coast of Ireland during the 1970s and early1980s, the haunting lyrics of French singer Michel Sardou’s Les Lacs…

Fabulous Floral Street! The affordable niche house shaking the petals of the perfume world

When we first encountered Floral Street, suffice to say we were blown away by their concept – and oh boy did they deliver in the execution of the fabulous new spins on floral fragrances, and within their standalone Covent Garden store. Our co-founder, Jo Fairley, has known Michelle Feeney for longer than either of them…

Latest Launches: Seasonal Delights!

We thought our wishlist was complete until we discovered these five new perfume launches. With fabulous bottles and irresistible names (White Moss and Snowdrop, anyone?) we’ll be swishing our Angela Flanders Taffeta and embracing this seasonal selection of delights.   ACQUA DI PARMA COLONIA x CLYM EVERNDEN Acqua di Parma’s utterly classic, quintessential Cologne gets…

What to give far-away loved ones…? A full year of fragrant reading for only £20!

We’re overjoyed that we can now offer overseas subscribers an International Subscription to our digital downloadable magazine, The Scented Letter. It’s THE perfect Christmas gift to send far-away loved ones who adore fragrance, because it’s only £20 with no overseas postage worries, and last ALL YEAR! All you have to do is click a button and we’ll do…