Launches

L’Orchestre Parfum – the ‘mix tape’ you can smell & listen to…

L’Orchestre Parfum harmonise perfumers and musicians to create fragrances ‘to smell and listen to.’ We just know they’re going to strike a chord with you… We talk of perfumers ‘composing’ a fragrance, using ‘harmonic’ ‘notes’ and ‘accords’. Traditionally, a perfumer would arrange their fragrant ingredients according to ‘top, middle and base notes’, on a ‘perfumer’s…

Take your seat for the IFRA Fragrance Forum… MIND BLOWING lectures & a new book

The IFRA Fragrance Forum has been a source of awe-inspring intellectual discussion of, and future predictions for, our sense of smell – utterly fascinating lectures given by the world’s top scientists, perfumers and researchers in in the field of scent. Normally, you need to buy a ticket to attend, but this year (as with many…

Latest Launches: Summer’s Last Bouquets

This week’s latest launches will leave you smelling of roses (and jasmine, magnolia, tuberose…) Scent your days with summer flowers before the nights draw in. Enjoy the fragrant melody of L’Orchestre Parfum Bouquet Encore,  delve into Diptyque Othoniel Rosa or marvel at Memoize London Isla Rose. You’ll find us among the flowers, as always. DIPTYQUE OTHONIEL…

Ostens – meet the fragrance house ‘ripping up the rule book’

Ostens is a fragrance house celebrating the finest ingredients they could get their hands on, and ‘ripping up the rule book’ of perfumery along the way… Friends and business partners Christopher Yu and Laurent Delafon have been in the fragrance industry for over 20 years – they’ve worked alongside such notable names as Francis Kurkdjian,…

Perfumer H launches Mask First Aid – mask-friendly fragrances

Perfumer H (a.k.a Lyn Harris) has launched two Mask First Aid scents – safe enough to spray on your face mask… The collection of hand-crafted linen items and mask-safe scents (they have to be ‘food grade’ tested to be worn so close to your mouth, we’ve learned), springs from ‘…a creative partnership between Perfumer H…

Latest Launches: Bohemian Beauties

This week’s latest launches are a sensory feast for the artist within. Histoire du Parfum Unexpected Mona takes its inspiration from the most famous Mona (Lisa) of all, whilst Goldfield & Banks Bohemian Lime celebrates the tropical beauty of Byron Bay. Meanwhile, Guerlain Absolu D’Orient Patchouli Ardent breaks the rules in all the right places.ELLA…