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