September 27, 2019

Why did Sarah Colton come to Florence for Pitti Fragranze 2019?

 
 
Lots of reasons….
There’s Pitti Fragranze, of course.  And then, well, there’s FLORENCE !
 
 
 
Video:
Produced and […]

September 26, 2019

Why did Amal Al Habsi go to PittiFragranze 2019?

 
 
I very much appreciated the positive spirit and reassuring presence of Amal Al Habsi and her brand, Bubbles, circulating in the halls of Pitti Fra […]

Why Did JoshMeyer Come to PittiFragranze 2019 ?

 
 
Escape Literature
Josh Meyer and his Imaginary Authors fragrances carry us to a fantastic world.
 
Beyond insane.
Beyond Fake News.
Fun.
Outr […]

Why Did OlivierDurbano Cometo PittiFragranze 2019?

 
 
Olivier Durbano, Grasse perfumer, poet, brand and boutique owner, brings fragrances of peace and beauty to Pitti Fragranze — Conjured from t […]

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 […]

September 26, 2014

Map of the Heart

One of the most gratifying aspects of going to Pitti Fragranze year after year is watching things grow. Brands, fragrances, people, ideas, and trends. Held in F […]

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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November 3, 2013

Perfume News Update From the French-Italian-US Corridor

OMG! What happened?  If my beat truthfully included only Paris, September and October would have been delightfully but manageably crazy. In mid-September, the […]