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Olfactive training from Mouillettes & Co.

by Lila Das Gupta, 30th March, 2012

Set back from the hurly-burly of the stalls at the Esxense Fair, in a separate room Mouillettes & Co is to be found, an Italian company that specialises in olfactive training for professionals and interested members of the public.The company was founded eight years ago by Maria Grazia Fornasier, who had previously spent her whole career i…

An interview with James Heeley at Esxence

05th April, 2010

Basenotes' Danielle Cooper speaks with James Heeley, founder of Heeley fragrances. He talks to us about the background of his company, his new fragrance 'Oranges and Lemons say the Bells of St Clements', Natural vs Synthetics, Niche vs Mass Market, Packaging, Environmental Issues, the new album from Gorillaz and Cheese!Part 1 …

An interview with Hilde Soliani at Esxence (video)

01st April, 2010

Karen Dubin from Sniffapalooza interviews Italian niche perfumer Hilde Soliani. Hilde discusses her background, her fragrances, her definition of niche and Karen tries one of Hilde's new fragrances: SAaliiiSssiiMO. Filmed at the Esxence 2010 Fragrance Fair in Milan. …

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Mona di Orio talks about her creation process and forthcoming fragrances (video)

by Danielle Cooper, 01st April, 2010

Mona di Orio tells Basenotes about her creation process and her upcoming trio of fragrances based on musk, amber and leather. Filmed at the Esxence 2010 Fragrance Fair in Milan. …

An interview with Andy Tauer at Esxence (video)

by Grant Osborne, 30th March, 2010

Swiss-based perfumer, Andy Tauer, tells Basenotes about his new fragrance Orange Star and of his decision to upgrade the packaging for all the Tauer fragrancesDon't forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel to see when we upload new video …