May 14, 2017

Cologne Making Workshop at the Grand Musée du Parfum in Paris

 
 
It would be difficult to find a more totally IN cultural, educational, and entertaining activity in Paris these days than a perfume making worksho […]

March 7, 2017

The Naked Truth – Fragrance Manifesto at Esxence 2017

Photo by Patrick Ibanez  Courtesy Christophe Laudamiel
 
 
As the world’s largest artistic niche fragrance trade show held in Milan each spring, […]

December 31, 2016

A Good Year For Bad Girls

 
2016 Was An Excellent Year for Bad Girls.
Watch Out 2017!
 
Here’s why.
Immediately after Bad Girls Perfume launched on April 1, 2016 at Esxe […]

September 22, 2016

Etat Libre d’Orange: Ten Years of Frivolity and Provocation — A Vision of Daring Proportions

 
 
 
While interviewing Etienne de Swardt the other day at Pitti Fragranze, I couldn’t help but be newly inspired by the singular genius, […]

September 9, 2016

Pitti Fragraze Florence — Before the Beginning

Photo courtesy of Pitti Fragranze
 
Florence, like a fine and beloved fragrance, is above all else a sensual and emotional experience.  Something about a […]

March 29, 2016

Bad Girls Perfume Book and Website Launch at Esxence, Milan

 
Bad Girls Perfume  The Book
and
www.badgirlsperfume.com The Website
Launch Party
at
Esxence, Milan
April 1 (No Joke!) at 2:30 pm
YOU
are invited to:
Bad […]

September 7, 2015

Creating the Future at Aedes de Venustas

 
 
 
While visiting with Karl Bradl and Robert Gerstner at Aedes de Venustas in New York last month, I witnessed the early steps of three bold n […]

August 18, 2015

Lubin at NYNOW

Gilles Thevenin Owner of  Parfums Lubin at NY NOW
 
 
On my first visit to the fabulous NYNOW at New York’s Javits Center, I had the chance […]

August 1, 2015

Summer Reading for Perfumed Breezes

 
 
In France, vacationers divide themselves into ‘juilletistes’ and ‘aoûtiens’ depending upon whether they take summer holidays in July or A […]

July 6, 2015

Atelier Cologne ‘Sud Magnolia’ — A Summer Affair

These hot summer days I can’t seem to get enough of my Atelier Cologne ‘Sud Magnolia’. A fragrance I’d never met until three days ago.  A brand I’d n […]