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Guardians Of The Past - A Trip To The Osmotheque

by Persolaise, 28th March, 2014

For a moment, I wonder if the thing is going to leap out and attack me. Curled into the base of a steel box, it's a tangle of what looks like fur, claws and hide. It could be a piece of a garish Halloween costume. Or the remnants of some very strange Biology experiment gone wrong. I stare at it for a moment. And then, reassured that i…

Joe Garces of Piguet talks Fracas, Bandit, Nouvelle Collection, Pacific Collection and Petit Fracas

16th September, 2012

Robert Piguet Parfums has unveiled a new limited edition of ‘Fracas’, in a campaign fronted by the celebrated French actress, Isabelle Huppert. The bottle, designed by Pierre Dinand, was produced to coincide with the 160th anniversary of the upmarket Paris store, Le Bon Marché, located on the Left Bank. Garces said the company had appro…

Scent Treks through Time: Evelyne Boulanger, Patricia Choux, Jean-Pierre B?thouart and Christiane Plos

by Marian Bendeth, 25th November, 2008

Editor's note: These interviews are the penultimate part of a series in which Marian Bendeth explores what a panel of modern perfumers would say if they could travel back to the time of their choosing, to meet, chat and co-create with a perfumer of the past. An introduction to the series and table of contents is here. Evelyne Bou…

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Rodrigo Flores-Roux / Ralf Schwieger / Neil Morris ~ Scent Treks through Time

by Marian Bendeth, 22nd July, 2008

Editor's note: These interviews are the eighth part of a series in which Marian Bendeth explores what a panel of modern perfumers would say if they could travel back to the time of their choosing, to meet, chat and co-create with a perfumer of the past. An introduction to the series and table of contents is here. Rodrigo Flores-R…

Jean-Michel Duriez / Calice Asancheyev-Becker / Vero Kern ~ Scent Treks through Time

by Marian Bendeth, 07th July, 2008

 Editor's note: These interviews are the seventh part of a series in which Marian Bendeth explores what a panel of modern perfumers would say if they could travel back to the time of their choosing, to meet, chat and co-create with a perfumer of the past. An introduction to the series and table of contents is here.Jean-Michel Dur…

Scent Treks through Time ~ Michel Roudnitska / Mandy Aftel / Antoine Lie

by Marian Bendeth, 16th June, 2008

Editor's note: These interviews are the third part of a series in which Marian Bendeth explores what a panel of modern perfumers would say if they could travel back to the time of their choosing, to meet, chat and co-create with a perfumer of the past. An introduction to the series and table of contents is here. Michel Roudnitska…

Robert Piguet reissues two classic fragrances: Visa and Cravache

by Grant Osborne, 13th July, 2007

Robert Piguet is relaunching two of its classic fragrances, Visa and Cravache, in time for the holiday season.Visa is a feminine fragrance originally launched in 1945. Givaudan's Aurelien Guichard has adapted original perfumer Germaine Cellier's original for today's market and includes the following notes: White Vineyard Peach…