Winds of Change in Paris Niche Perfumery

 Image: Cock (symbol of France) Weathervane     The last two years have witnessed exponential expansion of the Paris niche fragrance market.   In 2012, the opening of two multi-brand niche fragrance shops, Jovoy and NOSE generated an important up-tick in activity for small to medium sized artistic niche brands and opened the door to an […]

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”     The Attractive Force of The Dark Side Pitti Fragranze, September 2013   Silvio Levi and his panel discussion at Pitti Fragranze, entitled “Partita A Tre” (Match With 3 Players), blew open […]

NOSE Celebrates Its 1st Birthday

Mark Buxton, Nicolas Cloutier, Claire Delahaye de Villiers, and Mark’s son Miles NOSE the Paris niche fragrance, cosmetics and home products concept boutique, famed for its olfactive purism, international flavor, and unique ‘diagnostic’ software, celebrated its 1st birthday on June 19 with a knock down-drag -out street party. Co-founders Silvio Levi, Nicolas Cloutier, Mark Buxton, […]