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 […]

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 […]