Jean Patou Celebrates On-Site Lab Opening With 4 Miniatures

Thomas Fontaine, Jean Patou in-house perfumer presenting Jean Patou perfume miniatures       Jean Patou Parfums recently celebrated the opening of its newly refurbished on-site perfume laboratory, adjacent to the Jean Patou Boutique, located at 9 rue Saint Florentin, in Paris. Both the Jean Patou boutique and laboratory now occupy generous and beautifully appointed […]

Jean Patou’s Heritage Collection Perfume ‘Play’ in Three Acts

2014: In-house perfumer, Thomas Fontaine, in front of the Jean Patou Paris boutique The first three fragrances of Jean Patou’s ‘Heritage Collection’, launched in 2014 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the house of Jean Patou (1914-2014), comprise a beautiful and sophisticated ‘perfume play’ in three acts, in honor of women and love affairs. The […]

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 than 30 years after its creation. Originally founded in 1930 by a certain Prince Murat, Le Galion was later sold to perfumer Paul Vacher, best known as the […]

Jovoy Meet The Press Party

  François Hénin and Victoria Christian of Clive Christian Perfumes at Jovoy Meet The Press Event on April 21, 2013. In typical Jovoy fashion, champagne was flowing, and François was the perfect Ambassador for his brands. Other perfumers and brand owners at the event included Roja Dove of Roja Parfums London, Simon and Amanda Brooke, […]