Sycomore, Les Exclusives de CHANEL: Glamour Meets Comfort

Sycomore, Les Exclusives de CHANEL Sycomore is universally described as a vetiver and sandalwood combination.   Imagine how vetiver smells.   Now imagine the scent of sandalwood.   Now mix those two in your imagination.  Did that?  Good.   What you got probably smells nothing like Sycomore.   Yes, Sycomore has a dominant vetiver note.  And yes, the vetiver rests […]

Evaluating Sentiment

Today I am going to be reviewing the usefulness of web and social media tracking to find information, as asses user sentiment on the house of Amouage.   I decided on Amouage because it is well known, and had recently been the target for reformulation accusations.   I will be using Social Mention and Board Reader to […]

Eastern Perfumery: Pierre Montale’s Aoud Rose Petals

Montale Aoud Rose Petals Scent Dynamics: Opens up with a field of roses, or at least a giant rose bush.   Oud comes out strong 5-10 minutes later and wrestles with the rose about 20 minutes.   During this stage, Aoud Rose Petals is a sharp.   I think that the medicinal quality of oud hides in its […]

Knize Ten – A breath of life in this old perfume.

To me, Knize Ten is not a perfume.  It is a tasteful accessory.   It falls in the same category of unusual, but exquisite items like the JLC Reverso, Montblanc 149, or a John Lobb William. Knize Ten is a fundamentally classic fragrance.  Unchanged since the 1920’s, it had inspired a whole genre of leather fragrances, […]

Social Media Release – MiN New York

Contact: Min New York / +212 206 6366 / INFO@MIN.COM   MiN New York launches ‘Members Only’, new collection of limited edition collectible art objects MiN New York introduced MEMBERS ONLY, a collection of hand-gilded candles, to commemorate exclusive and private clubs throughout history.  The first series of MEMBERS ONLY features three designs based on New York’s […]