February 9, 2017

Valentine’s Day is Made For Bad Girls Perfumes — Go Create A Scandal!

Image copyright Sarah Colton
 
Valentine’s Day was made for Bad Girls Perfume.
Scent and Seduction –– Chocolates and Champagne
Flowers and Fragrance – […]

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, […]

March 18, 2015

Esxence, The Spirit of Niche Perfume

 
Following the enthusiastic response to my February 17, 2015 ‘Pre-Esxence’ post, in which François Duquesne, CEO of Beauty Entreprise dubbed Esxence […]

January 16, 2014

When A Raw Material Speaks to You, Take Note

Photo Courtesy Givaudan: Vetiver at Baie des Cayes, Haiti  
 
 
I have always loved vetiver, perhaps more than any other raw material. Something abo […]

December 31, 2013

Exciting News at Hermès

 
Hermès has announced that perfumer Christine Nagel will join the company in March 2014 to work with Jean-Claude Ellena, the current in-house perfumer.
I […]

November 14, 2013

The Attractive Force of The Dark Side

Photo: Sarah’s take (2nd row, 3rd seat) on Mark Buxton’s visual, “An acrobat balancing over the void standing on the tightrope of life”
 
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