As the perfume capital of the world, Grasse, France, attracts aficionados to luxuriate in its fragrant atmosphere and history. British Columbia native Jessica Buchanan is one of them.
Officine Universelle Buly 1803, a Paris-based apothecary, has amassed a cult following for its quirky products and beautifully scented curiosities that line its stores’ handsome glass cabinets and veined-marble countertops.
As the weather gets cooler, the inclination to reach for warmer, darker fragrances grows stronger.
Maison d’Etto focuses on craftsmanship and melds well-known practices and styles that heritage brands have used for years with contemporary ideas and ingredients.
A new year is the perfect time to refresh our routines and add some spice (or sweetness depending on your taste) to our fragrance wardrobe.
Referred to as a “younger” sister by perfumer-creator François Demachy, the new fragrance embodies the changing definitions of femininity.
In the perfume industry—a world notoriously blurred by the mist of proprietary knowledge—the convention is companies’ refusal to reveal their ingredients, exploiting the legal leeway that permits them to tuck products’ contents from view.
The fall catalogue of fragrance launches provides a delightful, refreshing change of pace to the season.
Perfume has come a long way since its origins in Mesopotamia but not entirely for the better. As modernization took its toll on the centuries-old practice, luxury and care gave way to cheaper chemical alternatives.