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Feb 26, 2007 | 10:02 AM CST
Inside Perfume, the unique fragrance project of perfumers Christophe Laudamiel and Christoph Hornetz. Inspired by Patrick Suskind’s best-selling novel, the Perfume presentation case (Thierry Mugler Parfums) is an exercise in scent’s limitless expressions—from the nostalgic to the sweet to the repellent. Loosely following the arc of Suskind’s story line, Les Christophes (as the creators are known) employed all manner of novel ingredients and combinations to tell an olfactive tale in 15 parts.
Feb 26, 2007 | 09:54 AM CST
By: Michelle Krell Kydd
Fragrance envelope pushers Christophe Laudamiel and Christoph Hornetz translate a new film into 15 essences. There is much talk in the perfume industry regarding the abundance of lackluster fragrance releases. Although this is much to the consternation of all, it’s no wonder; after the terrorist attacks in September 2001, the issue of safety has become acutely prevalent in our culture, almost to the point of pathology.
Feb 20, 2007 | 03:30 PM CST
A surfer turned sculptor turned fragrance house founder pushes the bounds of niche scents.
Jan 23, 2007 | 01:49 PM CST
An excerpt of Michelle Krell Kydd's conversation with Christophe Laudamiel, one of the perfumers who created the Perfume coffret.
Jan 23, 2007 | 11:20 AM CST
Symrise’s Maurice Roucel sat down with P&Fnow editor Jeb Gleason-Allured for a one-on-one discussion of this craftsman’s work, creative process and perspectives on today’s business climate
Dec 29, 2006 | 02:43 PM CST
By: Victoria Frolova
Victoria Frolova is an editor, a fragrance consultant and the founder of boisdejasmin.com, an in-depth perfume blog containing fragrance reviews, industry interviews, essays on raw materials and perfume history. Here she presents (in no particular order) her picks for the best of the current trends in the fine fragrance world.
Nov 22, 2006 | 11:02 AM CST
A custom fragrance designing Web site has been launched at www.scentdesign.net.
Aug 23, 2006 | 02:18 PM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Four questions with drom’s Barbara Zoebelein and her five picks for fragrance’s future. drom perfumer Barbara Zoebelein is the recipient of a 2006 FiFi award (men’s private label/direct sell category) for Avon’s today TOMORROW always for Men. We wondered what makes an award winning perfumer, so we recently asked her about her art, challenges and a prescription for this ailing category: artistry, craft and risk-taking.
Jun 21, 2006 | 02:58 PM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Mandy Aftel’s “do-it-yourself” philosophy and focus on natural perfumery have resulted in a successful, unconventional fragrance career. Vanity Fair magazine has called her the “Angel of Alchemy,” but what Mandy Aftel, founder of Aftelier Perfumes, does is more simply explained. She makes scents for solid and liquid perfumes, face and body care products, custom perfumes, and more.
Jun 21, 2006 | 02:52 PM CDT
By: Michelle Krell Kydd, Fragrance Consultant
Roucel reveals his magnolia signature and passion for the art of perfumery. The shadow of touch is inherent in a person’s signature. Its impression exudes character and is as distinct as a footprint in the sand.