Latest Features

Françis Kurkdjian on Baccarat 540

by Grant Osborne, 05th February, 2016

Françis Kurkdjian tells us about his latest release: Baccarat 540.

On the rocks: the trend for iced accords

by Eddie Bulliqi, 27th January, 2016

Eddie Bulliqi casts his eye on the trend for ice and coldness in perfumery

A nose to nose with perfumer Andy Tauer

by Marloes Hagenaars, 21st January, 2016

When I first smelled the beautiful L’Air du Desert Marocain, I was sold. Family members, friends and even strangers had to smell my wrist and listen to the story behind this lovely perfume. From that day on I started following the creator of my favourite scent; Andy Tauer

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Super Scent: The best of Etat Libre d'Orange

by Grant Osborne, 18th January, 2016

We join forces with Persolaise and Candy Perfume Boy again, for Super Scent: The best of Etat Libre d'Orange

The Top Ten Niche Fragrances Every Beginner Should Sample

by Claire Vukcevic, 13th January, 2016

Claire Vukcevic guides us through the top ten niche fragrances every beginner should try.

An IM Chat with Liz Moores, perfumer and founder of Papillon Artisan Perfumes

by Grant Osborne, 05th January, 2016

For many, Papillon's Salome was their fragrance of the year. We caught up with perfumer Liz Moores via IM.

The most viewed articles, perfumes and threads of 2015 + review of the year

by Grant Osborne, 04th January, 2016

Before we get started on 2016, let's take a look back and look at what were the most popular things on the site last year.

Our Best Fragrance Discoveries of 2015

30th December, 2015

We ask our contributors to look back on 2015 and reveal what their best fragrances of the year were.

The Story of Scent Trunk: #FightDepression + UK Launch

by William Yin, 23rd December, 2015

Scent Trunk founder, William Yin, updates us on the latest on his company, and why Scent Trunk is starting a fight against depression.

The Cologne Wars: Star Wars fragrance round-up

by Grant Osborne, 17th December, 2015

Apparently there’s a new film out, so what better time to shamelessly cash and take a look a the history of Star Wars and perfume…

Intersections between ideology and perfumery

by Eddie Bulliqi, 07th December, 2015

This article seeks to question the relationship between ideology and perfumery, specifically asking to what extent fine fragrance engages in social ideologies and how this relationship affects taste cycles and olfactory associations. So often the value of fragrance experiences is communicated by brands and consumers to lie in one’s emotional response, memories, desire and, crucially, identity

If the shoe fits...

by Marloes Hagenaars, 30th November, 2015

I was about fifteen years old when I got my first job. It was a in a small shoe shop about thirty minutes away from my village and I earned five pence more than the minimum wage. However, learning about shoes, smelling the leather and touching the material is something that will always stick with me.