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10 things you (probably) never knew about perfumery, according to Roja Dove

Earlier this week, a few of the team attended an inspiring perfume session with Roja Dove. Arguably, what Roja doesn’t know about fragrance isn’t really worth knowing – he is a fountain of fragrant knowledge. He spent 20 years at Guerlain, opened Roja Dove Haute Parfumerie in Harrods and launched his own signature fragrance range, Roja Parfums. Here are 10…

In celebration of World Smell Day, we have one-to-one fragrance consultations on offer to subscribers!

In honour of World Smell Day, we have a little fragrant treat for The Perfume Society subscribers. We’re offering you the opportunity to enjoy an individual perfume consultation by some of our expert friends. You’ll discover the elusive ingredients that steal your heart (and nose) while you embark on an olfactory journey to find your signature…

The ultimate gift for the ultimate fan from Taylor Swift

The newest edition from Taylor Swift – America and Britain’s sweetheart alike – a jewelry box that not only sings her hit song ‘Starlight’, but also contains a limited edition fragrant treat, Taylor by Taylor Swift Made of Starlight Musical Edition. This charming fragrance has fizzy, fruity top notes of mandarin leaves, apricot, and passion…

Acqua di Parma Colonia Leather – taking you on an olfactory journey through the Tuscan hills and beyond

Acqua di Parma Colonia Leather pays homage to the archetypal Italian craftsmanship of the tanneries of Tuscany. It is here that it begins its olfactory journey – laid back but fresh and bouncing with life – and like the beautiful accessories fashioned – it continues to trot across the globe, where is settles into a…

Discover Jo Malone London’s new scent, Tuberose Angelica

A deeper, richer take on the original. Tuberose Angelica is the latest fragrance to join Jo Malone London’s Cologne Intense collection. Developed by perfumer Marie Salamagne, the delightfully floral fragrance is refreshing, spicy and perfect for a summer’s evening. It opens with the green spiciness of angelica, followed by honey-sweet tuberose blossom at the heart (which is renowned for its…

Guerlain’s latest scent smells like a tall glass of cooling fruit punch on a hot summer’s day

Say hello to Limon Verde, the latest addition to Guerlain’s Aqua Allegoria collection which now comprises a total of 31 different scents – each reinventing the timeless theme of freshness with every spritz.  Inspired by the prominently refreshing notes of lime and cane sugar in Caipirinha, the national ‘drink’ of Brazil, this new sensuous creation by Guerlain’s house perfumer…

Marc Jacobs Honey, pretty-pretty-pretty in pink

Meet Marc Jacobs Honey, beautiful repackaged in a (limited edition) pretty coral bottle – complete with signature bold stripes and feminine dots, naturally. Created by master ‘noses’ Annie Buzantian and Ann Gottlieb, the sunny fragrance opens with a refreshing bouquet of green pear, ripe mandarin and fruity punch. Then at the floral heart you’ll find…