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Liquidnight™ by Carlos Benaim

via International Flavors & Fragrances | Photo © Hajime Watanabe
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Rich raw materials transformed into a smooth and defined scent, Liquidnight created by perfumer Carlos Benaim explores the hidden depth of the night in New York City.

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Top notes: bergamot, lime, safran
Mid notes: sage, lavender, Hinoki wood
Dry downs: incense, vanilla, musk
Style: mystique, chic

Frédéric Malle: Perfume Publisher


via | Photo © Geordie Wood

Scent Critic Chandler Burr on the Revolutionary Ideology of the Fragrance Pioneer

Photographer Geordie Wood captures celebrated perfumer Frédéric Malle evaluating ingredients in his lab at the International Fragrance and Flavors headquarters in New York. Ahead of their conversation on the art of perfume making, the olfactory critic Chandler Burr introduces Malle’s mastery of the craft.
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11 Years

via Shaping Room | Photo by Hajime Watanabe

Today marks the 11th anniversary since the first S-Perfume® was launched in 2000 (eleven in Japanese implies ‘samurai’ and is my favorite number). Forgive this rather personal post, but I wanted to share the first S-Perfume website with our readers. Click the image!

嗅覚は芸術になりうるか ー 否




嗅覚が芸術として成り立つか? 答えは『否』。今度の新しい肩書きは、十年も持てば大成功と言えるだろう。そうは言いつつも、友達として一肌脱ごうじゃないかという気持ちではいる。