September 7, 2013

Urgent News Flash: Projected Path of “Les Rives de la Beauté” 2013

“Les Rives de la Beauté”, a singular meteorological beauty and artistic perfumery phenomenon, is forecast to touch down in Paris on Wednesday, September 18 […]

July 22, 2013

Jacques Huclier: A Perfumer’s Take on Cocktails at the Mandarin Oriental

While the days of the 2 martini lunch in New York of the ‘60s may be past, cocktail bars in Paris of the ‘10s are flourishing. Sharing mid-summer cocktails […]

July 15, 2013

Takasago Raw Materials from China

Takasago Raw Materials from China
The art of creating fragrances that adapt eastern harmonies to western tastes, was the theme of a recent press workshop at the […]

July 8, 2013

Robert Piguet at Jovoy, Paris

Robert Piguet is officially at Jovoy, Paris as of today. 
I caught up with Robert Piguet’s CEO Joe Garces, who was in Jovoy this afternoon with Mathieu d […]

July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July! Welcome to

Happy 4th of July! Welcome to
I’m a Paris-based American perfume lover, and have chosen July 4th — a day of celebrations and fir […]

July 2, 2013

Prudence Paris

Prudence is an exotic white flower of easy approach and sparkling luminosity, presented in a bouquet of fictitious simplicity.  Yet, the only thing simple abou […]

July 1, 2013

Arquiste’s Carlos Huber on European Tour

I caught a glimpse of Arquiste’s creator, Carlos Huber, at  Liquides perfume bar in the Marais last week. Fresh from being honored as a Top Five Fifi Fin […]

June 12, 2013

Karl Brandl at Jovoy with Ades de Venustas Iris Nazarena

Karl Brandl, co-owner of Ades de Venustas was recently with François Hénin at Jovoy to present Iris Nazarena, the second fragrance from his ground breaking Ne […]

June 11, 2013

OPHONE & the Virtual Coffee What next?

OPHONE & the Virtual Coffee
What next?
David Edwards is ready to text (or rather ‘whaf’) you a virtual espresso – from Australia. And that’s […]

May 24, 2013

Denyse Beaulieu’s Book Launch Party at Liquides

Denyse Beaulieu and Gilles Thevenin (owner Lubin Parfums) at launch party for the French edition of Denyse’s book, The Perfume Lover, (published in the U […]