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John Bailey Elected President Of British Society Of Perfumers - Interview

by Lila Das Gupta, 23rd May, 2012

John Bailey has taken over the presidency of the British Society of Perfumers. He was elected at the Organisation’s AGM in May, which featured international fragrance expert Michael Edwards as key speaker. The Society will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2013, preparations for which are already under way. The highlight of the anni…

Scents of History: Notes from a presentation at the Chelsea Physic Garden

by John Bailey, 31st December, 2010

[Outline of Quaker ethics – a serious problem and one which retarded the progress of both pharmacy and perfumery was the adulteration of vegetable drugs and distilled essential oils] – the company I joined was founded in England in 1830 between Stafford Allen & Charles May – Allen was the nephew of William Allen FRS, the first President …

John Bailey to chair Fragrance Foundation Arabia Jury

by Grant Osborne, 21st October, 2010

Fragrance Foundation Arabia have revealed the line-up of local and international personalities who will form the jury panel for the region’s first ‘FiFi Awards’ to be held on the 30 November, 2010. The panel will judge which fragrances will be the winners of the first FiFi's in the Middle East. “The success of a perfume is more than just …

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John Bailey of the Perfumer's Guild creates World Cup scent for SKY+HD.

by Grant Osborne, 15th June, 2010

Eau de Stade contains notes of fresh grass, the leathery scent of a football and the musky odour of dressing room sweat and tears. According to Rachel Stevens "Although I can't make it out to South Africa, a spritz of Sky+HD Eau de Stade means I can bring a little bit of the World Cup to my living room."Eau de Stade is available exclusive…