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 Shelagh Foyle; Guerlain's Thierry Wasser answering live questions about his creations; learning how to create a cologne with Ormonde Jayne founder, Linda Pilkington; find out more about the relaunch of Atkinson's, and a very British Jo Malone themed Afternoon Tea with Christine Nagel.

Full details of events are below:

Thursday 22nd August 6pm

Meet The Perfumers Fragrance Tutorial

In collaboration with Swiss scent specialist, Givaudan, Harrods is hosting a workshop dedicated to showcasing an array of olfactive families

and ingredients. £30

Tuesday 27th August 3pm & 6pm

Terry de Gunzburg

Immerse yourself in the fragrant world of Terry de Gunzburg at this exclusive workshop that experiments with art and colour. £30

Wednesday 28th August 2pm, 4pm & 6pm

Fran Brown for Crabtree & Evelyn

Discover the new Night Garden fragrance collection from Crabtree & Evelyn, including four scented bath oils created exclusively for the event. £30

Thursday 29th August 3pm & 6pm

Stéphane Humbert for 777

Unlock the aromas of 777’s brand new scents by attending an exclusive whisky tasting event. £30



Friday 30th August 3pm & 6pm

Shelagh Foyle for Floris

Awaken the senses with Floris’ fragrance masterclass, The Art of British Perfumery, and discover the brand’s latest fragrances Patchouli and Cherry Blossom. £30

Monday 2nd September 3pm & 6pm

Thomas Fontaine for Jean Patou

Find out how women’s relationship with fragrance has changed since the ’30s, and discover Jean Patou’s new fragrance, Joy Forever. £30

Tuesday 3rd September 3pm & 5pm

Christine Nagel for Jo Malone

Enjoy a Jo Malone fragrance masterclass complete with a quintessentially British afternoon tea. £50

Wednesday 4th September 3pm & 5pm

Linda Pilkington for Ormonde Jayne

Learn how to create a cologne with Linda Pilkington from perfumer Ormonde Jayne. £50

Thursday 5th September 8pm

Thierry Wasser for Guerlain

Spend an evening with perfumer Thierry Wasser and listen to the stories behind his scents in an interview with Harrods’ Chief Merchant Marigay McKee. £30

Friday 6th September 2pm & 4.30pm

Michel Almairac for Chloé

Perfumer Michel Almairac explains the inspirations and creative process behind Chloé’s signature scent. £30

Monday 9th September 3pm & 6pm

Camille Goutal for Annick Goutal

Discover the fragrant world of Annick Goutal through flowers. £30

Tuesday 10th September 3pm & 6pm

Bertrand Duchaufour for L’Artisan Parfumeur

Discover the latest collection, Explosions d’Emotions, from L’Artisan Parfumeur. £30



Wednesday 11th September 3pm & 6pm

Victoria Christian for Clive Christian

Put your senses to the test with Clive Christian’s sensory event. £50

Thursday 12th September 1pm

Aurélien Guichard for Robert Piguet

Enjoy lunch with Robert Piguet where the menu is inspired by ingredients used in his fragrances. £50

Friday 13th September 3pm & 6pm

Fabrice Pellegrin & James Sherwood for Atkinsons

Attend the Atkinsons flower workshop and learn how to create The Nuptial Bouquet EDT fragrance, as a flower bouquet. £30

Monday 16th September 11am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4pm & 6pm

Joanna Norman for Chanel

Join Chanel for Champagne and macaroons in flavours of the ingredients in the house’s signature scents Chanel No.5 and Coco. £50

Tuesday 17th September 3pm & 6pm

Oliver Creed for Creed

Learn more about perfumer Creed as Harrods’ Beauty GMM, Clare Morgan, interviews owner Oliver Creed. £30

Wednesday 18th September 3pm, 4.30pm & 6pm

Christophe Raynaud for Lancôme

Come face to face with Christophe Raynaud, creator of Lancôme’s signature scent, L’Autre Oud, as he talks about the inspiration and creative process of the perfume. £30

Thursday 19th September 3pm & 6pm

Roja Dove for Roja Parfums

Attend a perfume masterclass with Roja Dove and select your perfect scent through an interactive consultation session. Plus, receive a 50ml parfum or parfum pour homme or a 30ml aoud. £295

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