Boys, here is one for the 21st century man, not a flower petal in sight. The brief to the perfumer was to create a fragrance inspired by this photo.
Today we are in tropical, leafy Singapore talking with Woon Tai Ho, the author of Riot Green. We also take a side-trip to Bhutan for a mountain-top scent experience, view some pieces from Tai Ho’s art collection and ponder on Love, Art and personal scenting.
Smell is our most primal sense. It’s the reason, for example, that strippers make bigger tips when they’re ovulating.
My favorite fragrance is the smell of my wife’s skin. John Oehler.
Today in The Scented Salon we visit a Perfume Vault in Versailles, meet a real Rocket Scientist and partially solve The Marcello Aspria Mystery as well as talking with writer John Oehler about the purpose of perfume and the background to his novel, the perfume thriller, Aphrodesia.
Jordan River’s Valentine’s Day series starts today at 10am Polish time.
Follow him through time and across multiple perfume blogs to read the full story.
Will you stroll with me into 2024?
It’s Valentines Day and I have a neo-perfume, called Futuristic Lover to present to my one untrue love.
Mr Lutens is the magician of the fragrant stratosphere. A self-described sorcerer. A virtual recluse who conjures mysterious and amazing perfumes. He puts the genie in the bottle and you get to take it out. He is A Spell Jar of Adventure.
Arvo 1.30pm I’m beaming as I stroll this enchanted forest. Straight off I hear John Muir say; “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” Will you stroll with me?
This season this magi is presenting Noora, Nazareth and Gold to the baby Jesus, who is known as The Prophet Isa in the lands of frankincense and myrrh.