Category Archives: Trivia

Memory of Scents on Scents of Self

Ari of Scents of Self hosts s series of interviews from fellow bloggers. Thank you Ari for including me.

Memory of Scents on Scents of Self

Ari of Scents of Self hosts s series of interviews from fellow bloggers. Thank you Ari for including me.

Jean Laporte: the Master Perfumer is no longer with us.

Jean Laporte passed away earlier this month. He founded Sisley, L’ Artisan Parfumeur and later Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier. L’ Artisan Parfumeur was the company that introduced the term “niche perfumery” to the world. Laporte left this company to create Maitre

Jean Laporte: the Master Perfumer is no longer with us.

Jean Laporte passed away earlier this month. He founded Sisley, L’ Artisan Parfumeur and later Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier. L’ Artisan Parfumeur was the company that introduced the term “niche perfumery” to the world. Laporte left this company to create Maitre

Pierre Montale: does he exist?

If I was offered a chance to interview one perfumer it wouldn’t be difficult for me to choose: Pierre Montale. An interview with Serge Lutens might be more intriguing or even mind-numbing but has anybody ever interviewed Pierre Montale? Or

Pierre Montale: does he exist?

If I was offered a chance to interview one perfumer it wouldn’t be difficult for me to choose: Pierre Montale. An interview with Serge Lutens might be more intriguing or even mind-numbing but has anybody ever interviewed Pierre Montale? Or

Your perfume forever: the Kaipaus bean (with an update)

I admit to vanity: I google my blog name. But what I found the other day is worth the admission. A finnish company named Kaipaus produces small objects that can carry your perfume in a solid form. A series of

Your perfume forever: the Kaipaus bean (with an update)

I admit to vanity: I google my blog name. But what I found the other day is worth the admission. A finnish company named Kaipaus produces small objects that can carry your perfume in a solid form. A series of

Pierce My Heart Again – more words of wisdom from a box

Here’s another one I like from Alexander Mc Queen’s Kingdom. It is beautifully “handwritten” on the inside of the box flap. I love it because it was sort of a message to me from the universe. There is a story

Pierce My Heart Again – more words of wisdom from a box

Here’s another one I like from Alexander Mc Queen’s Kingdom. It is beautifully “handwritten” on the inside of the box flap. I love it because it was sort of a message to me from the universe. There is a story

No body reads the labels!

Does anybody read the labels? I don’t. Especially the labels on perfume boxes. Well this is what I found on my Le Labo Oud 27 box label: “CAUTION: Inflamable until dry. Do not use near fire, flame or heat. Avoid

No body reads the labels!

Does anybody read the labels? I don’t. Especially the labels on perfume boxes. Well this is what I found on my Le Labo Oud 27 box label: “CAUTION: Inflamable until dry. Do not use near fire, flame or heat. Avoid

First sniff

This is an attempt to communicate how I perceive fragrance. I started wearing perfume because I wanted to smell good! Not very original but it is a good start. In the process I realized that fragrances have the ability to

First sniff

This is an attempt to communicate how I perceive fragrance. I started wearing perfume because I wanted to smell good! Not very original but it is a good start. In the process I realized that fragrances have the ability to