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 […]

April 18, 2014

Esxence 2014 Part #2: Favorite Brands and Fragrances

 
 One of my most exciting Esxence moments was witnessing the triumphant re-birth of a fine old French perfume brand, Le Galion – Maison de Parfumerie, more […]

February 2, 2014

Winds of Change in Paris Niche Perfumery

 Image: Cock (symbol of France) Weathervane
 
 
The last two years have witnessed exponential expansion of the Paris niche fragrance market.
 
I […]