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Harrods' "Fragrance Explosion" to start later this week

19th August, 2013

Harrods has announced a late summer programme of olfactory events entitled "Meet the Perfumers". The in-store talks, masterclasses and one to one consultations will take place from Thursday 22nd August to Thursday 19th September. The series includes highlights such as "The Art of British Perfumery", a masterclass with Floris perfumer Sh…

What Do You Smell When You Look In The Mirror?

by Persolaise, 01st January, 2012

Here’s something you don’t need me to tell you: perfume doesn’t come in Size Zero. In fact, perfume may well be more genuinely ‘One Size Fits All’ than any other beauty product imaginable. (Or should that be ‘One Fits All Sizes’?) The fashion world continues to do battle with forces that are - quite rightly - calling for it to display a m…

New Book: Quintessentially Perfume

by Grant Osborne, 14th June, 2010

Quintessentially Publishing have launched a new perfume book entitled Quintessentially Perfume. The book was compiled by perfume expert, Nathalie Grainger, and Roja Dove acted as creative director. The book features profiles on a range of brands, interviews with perfumers and general perfume articles, with contributions from Chandler Burr…

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Scent Treks through Time ~ Camille Goutal / Antoine Maisondieu / Ineke Ruhland

by Marian Bendeth, 09th June, 2008

Editor's note: These interviews are the second 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.  Camille GoutalP…

Camille Goutal and Isabelle Doyen at Aedes, April 3rd

by Grant Osborne, 28th March, 2008

Camille Goutal and Isabel Doyen of Annick Goutal will be appearing at Aedes de Venustas on April 3rd. There will be the opportunity to sample the Annick Goutal fragrances and find out more about the new 'Les Orientalistes' trio.Ms. Goutal will be personally signing bottles at the event which starts at 18.00 on Thursday April 3rd 2…

Spending quality time with Isabelle Doyen and Camille Goutal

by Marcello Aspria, 04th June, 2007

I was in Paris this week to find out if it's possible to reissue some perfume books which are currently out of print. I met some wonderful people, like Jean Kerléo at the Osmothèque (an incredibly kind, patient, and generous man) and several young perfumers at a lecture organized by the Société Franç…

Annick Goutal Relaunches Soliflores Fragrance Collection

by Grant Osborne, 13th February, 2007

Annick Goutal are relaunching its Soliflores Collection as limited editions. The range includes Néroli, Le Jasmin, La Violette and Le Chèvrefeuille. They are available in 50ml and 100ml Eau de Toilette and will be available at the Annick Goutal boutiques or via the website.All four perfumes were created by Camille Goutal and…