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 […]
Strange how there are so few recognized perfumers with blogs. I think that perfumery, like any other high art, is based on its secrets, and the stigma around it. Perfumers are legends. They are artistic geniuses with olfactory visions which words can not touch. Just imagine if Dominique Ropion decided to write and […]
Histoires de Parfum – Ambrarem I had a blotter with Montblanc Legend in my pocket from this morning. After spraying some Ambrarem on my wrist, I took out the blotter and realized that Ambrarem is niche at its finest. Why? Because in comparison to a mainstream scent, Ambrarem is very very difficult to enjoy. Give […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mona di Orio Ambre Opens up with aldehydic powder, ylang ylang, a melon note, and an amber accord. The composition is balanced and gentle. Nothing offensive. Nothing jumps out. Colour that come to mind are cream, yellow, off white. The colours deepen as the fragrance develops. The fragrance is like a lanky blonde in a […]
This video is a commentary to Andy Tauer’s blog post “Engage” Andy Tauer reflects on a hike he took through the Alps. He writes about how hiking has the ability to clear one’s mind, and about the outdoors being a terrific place to reflect on developments in one’s life.