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    • Atelier Cologne

      Perfume News
      Published on 17th April 2014 02:19 PM

      Atelier Cologne's Cédrat Enivrant is available now – the fragrance is inspired by the French 75 cocktail and contains notes of Moroccan Cédrat Lemon, Lime, Mint, ...
      Features
      by Published on 4th September 2013 10:44 AM

      Many of you have probably had this experience: you're at a job interview and the person on the other side of the desk asks where you see yourself in five years' time. You know very well that you're supposed to say something like, "I hope to have moved up in the firm to the point where I'm in charge of a medium-sized team and I'm making valuable contributions on a middle-management level." But if you were being honest, you'd probably say something more like, "I hope to win the lottery, or, failing that, own a little cafe on a Caribbean island and spend my time perfecting the art of sunbathing."

      Well, one day, a few years ago, Sylvie Ganter decided to speak the truth when she was asked that very question. "I started telling him [the interviewer] about my dream in life," she says, "which was to create my own perfume brand. And I thought, 'Oh my God, what am I doing, am I crazy? If I tell him that, I'm never going to get the job.' But he was like, 'Wow! What a great idea.' And I was like, 'Woah!' So... fast forward: we started working together, we enjoyed that very much... to the point of getting married! And actually, before getting married, we decided to have a baby together, and our first baby was the brand. Then we also had a physical baby." ...
      Perfume News
      Published on 26th February 2013 10:21 AM

      One half of the creative partnership of Atelier Cologne, Sylvie Ganter will be in at the Les Senteurs Scent Salon, Seymour Place, London on Wednesday 6th March, ...