July 2014: Sweet, Simple Pleasures


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July 2014: Sweet, Simple Pleasures

July 01, 2014

The more you experience perfume, the more you grow to love complexity. But this month, we're celebrating the sweet, simple pleasure of good smells. Because yes, perfume can be an intellectual pursuit, but it can just as easily be about good, old happiness. 

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Josh Meyer of Imaginary Authors Talks About Mosaic

June 30, 2014

We talked with Josh Meyer of Imaginary Authors about how he approached the making of Mosaic, what he didn't want it to be, his next release, and the crazy story of how he once ended up making a scent inspired by actor James Franco. (Yes.)

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Anaïs Biguine: Interpreting Oscar Wilde in Scent

June 27, 2014

Like the man, the scent "Wilde" is classy. Like his writing, the scent is harmonious, witty, and bright. We spoke with Biguine about her love for late nineteenth century writer Oscar Wilde and how she she used specific notes to translate his essence into a perfume.

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Colognes Are For Women, Too? A Q&A with Andy Tauer

June 23, 2014

 Think "cologne" means "fragrance for men"? Nope. That's just one of the many myths that persists in perfume talk. Fortunately, the meaning of "cologne" is far more interesting—and inclusive. Here, Andy Tauer helps us do a little myth-busting, discusses the genesis behind his Cologne du Maghreb, and shares plans for future creations. 

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