Pitti vs Cannes 2019 – A Clarification

Collage : See anyone you know?  Find out for sure in the Caption at the end of the article where all the names are  listed.   Earlier this autumn I had the pleasure of visiting Florence and Cannes at the time of two important niche fragrance trade-shows, Pitti Fragranze 2019, (September 13-15), and TFWA Cannes […]

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 Esxence in Milan, all sorts of crazy Bad things began to happen.   For one thing, and that very day, Bad Girls Perfume was seen in the company of some pretty shady […]

Bad Girls Perfume Book and Website Launch at Esxence, Milan

  Bad Girls Perfume  The Book and www.badgirlsperfume.com The Website Launch Party at Esxence, Milan April 1 (No Joke!) at 2:30 pm YOU are invited to: Bad Girls Perfume Workshop (Code Name for Wild and Debauched Party/Book/Website/ Launch) Where: Esxence, Milan Main Conference Room When: April 1, 2016 (No Joke!) At: 2:30 pm Be ready for a DANGEROUS combination […]

‘Tango’ by Masque Fragranze at Esxence the Scent of Excellence

This ‘Sarah Colton Perfume Notes’ video was shot at Esxence Milan in March 2015, and is about ‘Tango’, a fragrance for women and men created in 2014 for Masque Fragranze.   In the video, Alessandro Brun, co-founder of Masque Fragranze of Milan and perfumer Cécile Zarokian of Paris describe this hot and carnal Oriental Floral fragrance, and how […]

Prudence Paris ‘Alexis’

Prudence Paris, launched ‘Alexis’, the fifth fragrance in its Men’s fragrance line in March at Esxence Milan 2015. Created in honor of the deceased Comte Patrick de Vienne, a French adventurer who lived his passions as a pilot, horseman, hotelman, and entrepreneur on three continents, the fragrance was presented by Alexis de Vienne, son of […]

Esxence – The Sundance for Artistic Niche Fragrances

Some of the artistic niche fragrance leaders who will soon convene at Esxence in Milan.  Left to right: Silvio Lévi,  founder of Esxence, James Heeley, owner of Heeley Parfums, Nicolas Cloutier, CEO of NOSE perfume boutique in Paris, and François Duquesne, CEO of Beauty Entreprise.     Esxence, The Scent of Excellence  held in Milan each year, is arguably […]

Le Galion Now at Port in Paris

    Wind in her sails and laden with treasures, a much anticipated Le Galion Maison de Parfumerie has sailed gracefully into port and now rides majestically at anchor in Paris —  at Jovoy on rue Castiglione, and at Colette on Rue Saint-Honoré.  My first sighting of Le Galion dates from March, 2014, where at Esxence, the international […]

Esxence: The Power of World Niche Perfumery Converges on Milan ITALY

It’s less than a two-hour flight from Paris to Milan, but what a trip! The 5th Edition of the Esxence salon started off with a bang – a ‘GOLD’ theme party to celebrate 5 years of success – and ended on a note of promise, with awards for excellence among young perfumers. In between, 4 […]