• Recent Features

      "Like Joni Mitchell’s alternate guitar tunings" - An interview with Dr Ellen Covey of Olympic Orchids

      Dr. Ellen Covey is the proprietor of Olympic Orchids, an indie perfumery based in North ...read more

      Guardians Of The Past - A Trip To The Osmotheque

      For a moment, I wonder if the thing is going to leap out and attack me. Curled into the base ...read more

      Esxence 2014 : Everything Else... (part two)

      Here's the last round up of our coverage from Esxence featuring Nose, Masque, Jovoy, the ...read more

      Reflexive Perfumery: A Virtual Tour of the Osmothèque with Christophe Laudamiel

      Given the IFRA’s increasing chokehold on some of perfumery’s most commonly used materials, the ...read more

      Podcast Episode 2: Sad and fleeting, but beautiful

      In the second Basenotes podcast, our panel discuss the idea of sending smells digitally, and ...read more
    • Selfridges

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      Published on 17th September 2013 09:49 AM

      Carven Parfums have joined forces with Selfridges in London, to host an exclusive customer event, presented by renowned perfumer, Francis Kurkdjian ...
      Fragrance News
      Published on 11th September 2013 11:34 AM

      Thameen is a new London-based fragrance house. The founder and artistic director of the house is Basel Binjabr, who as a young boy was frequently taken to visit the ‘Attars’ (perfume oil sellers) of Riyadh patronised by his father. Basel Binjabr’s olfactory memories and strong emotional connection to scent never faded and led to his creation of a contemporary ...
      Fragrance News
      Published on 22nd August 2013 01:34 PM

      The original fragrances by Yohji Yamamoto, Yohji and Yohji Homme were relaunched earlier this month and sold out in their first week of sale in Selfridges London and online ...