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Paradis Provence by Shalini

Need a mid-winter perk-up? The perfect answer: Paradis Provence by Shalini.

Although it’s been very mild with no snow yet, sunshine has been a rare luxury. You could not find a sunnier fragrance than perfumer Maurice Roucel’s succinct capture of a gorgeous, sunny day in Provence. 

Paradis Provence is the fragrance of the eternal summer – of our youth, our imagination and our passion.  A happy summer of blue salt and crystal. A solar composition of lavande absolut, thyme, jasmine and orange blossoms.

Lavande absolut is the purest essence of this blue flower that is the heart of Provence. The sight of rows of endless blue in the summer is magnificent. 

Thyme with it’s golden beam of light, cleanses and heals. It opens your heart to receive love.

Orchards of orange blossoms laden by the bees, swaying in breeze, scent the air. The orange absolut carries the glorious energy of joy and abundance.

This is the fourth parfum in a series created by Shalini and Maurice. The four parfums  reflect the changing moods and passions of the soul.

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303 by Bon Parfumeur

303 by Bon Parfumeur is here

From Bon Parfumeur, the contemporary, Parisian, artisanal perfume brand: 303 of their new Les Privés line.

A spicy amber that will definitely catch your attention.

303’s perfumer, Sidonie Lancesseur of Robertet, often imagines colors with the scents that she creates.* In this instance, Ms. Lancesseur envisioned red as the color she associated with this amber fragrance that she was working on. The spicy nature of the top notes, cardamom, pink berries and chilli pepper, certainly reflect red. The heart notes begin the contrast and temper the spice with patchouli; ylang ylang holds its own with a liveliness that compliments the spices.

The amber notes (as “amber’ is a collection of different notes each time) include Tolu balsam and benzoin, with vetiver and muscs keeping it from going too dark.

A spicy amber elixir!

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Francesca Bianchi perfumes arrive at Indigo Perfumery

Indigo welcomes the creations of Francesca Bianchi to our gallery of perfumes.

Francesca Bianchi
Francesca in her lab

We had heard great admiration for this line and decided to answer our customers requests for Francesca Bianchi’s Under My Skin, Sex and the Sea, Angel’s Dust, etc., etc.

Indigo recently interviewed Francesca and invites you to read our conversation. Information on all of her perfumes and ordering can be done HERE.

What is your oldest olfactive memory?

Every time someone asks me this question, I have a different answer, according to how far I can stretch my memory.

All olfactive memories are connected to something which was dear to me. In this very moment, I have in mind the smell of chamomile. When I was a child, my mother took me with her to visit a friend which I liked a lot (she had a swing and a large garden where I could run uncontrolled). In other to reach her, we had to drive through fields of chamomile.

I am also thinking to the tasty smelly strawberries and the sour smell (and taste) of unripe apricot from my grandma’s garden. All my early memories are connected to the Tuscan countryside, where I was born and raised.

Please tell me about your background- your family, education and what path led you to what you’re doing now?

I was born in the countryside, in the outskirt of Florence, and my family worked in the fashion industry as many other families in our area. I studied History of Art, specializing the Contemporary one. I lived in Berlin for writing my dissertation (about Matisse). In the meantime, I was passionate of perfume since forever. My first perfume was YSL Paris, which I got when I was 11 or 12, then Dior Poison at 14, etc. Before possessing a perfume, I had fun smelling my parents’ ones (my father’s Dior Fahrenheit, my mother’s Guy Laroche Fidji). When I turned 28, a friend of mine gave me a book about perfume making, and a handful of essential oil. Since then I started experimenting with raw materials on my own. Some 5 years ago I decided to study harder on my own and improve some formulas. And we finally got my first releases, by end 2016!

How would you describe your artistic style? How has this style developed over time?

It is difficult for me to define my style, as I work basically following my guts, my artistic vision, the need to convey a certain set of emotions, the urge to represent things I have experienced and impressed me.

So I don’t have a specific stylistic intention in my mind. But then, according to most opinions, I can agree on the fact that my perfumes are: sensual, intimate, intense. That’s what can be said about all my works so far! As for the evolution, I think that technically I had an improvement, stylistically I think I have the same obsession on emotions and things secrets J

How do you come up with your particular scent ideas?

I always start by a specific set of ideas, visions, emotions, which have a deep connection with my personal history, and which I hope might touch other people’s emotions too. After a certain idea is settled, obsessively, in my mind, I can start thinking about which are the protagonists of this story: Jasmin and Leather for The Lover’s Tale, for instance, Rose, Iris and Benzoin for Angel’s Dust, etc.

As much I love raw materials, especially the natural ones for their incredible complexity and richness, I use them as actors to convey a certain message. The message is more important than the rest.

Which designers, artists or creative people do you look up to or are inspired by? I could name hundreds of them. Of course I have my favorites (Jacques Guerlain, Maurice Roucel, Bertrand Duchaufour popping up in my mind now), but I look at other ones with utmost interest and need to learn from them. I am thinking about some Italians like Luca Maffei and Cristiano Canali which are giving a great contribution to the artistic panorama.

Where do you do your work?

I have a small laboratory in the top floor of the apartment where I live in Amsterdam. Thanks God I outsourced the production, otherwise I would have exploded! So in my lab I just do creation and of course, shipping!

What are you most proud of professionally? I feel very proud of course when I receive a technical appreciation, highlight how well done a perfume is; but my biggest reward is when I can touch people’s emotion. Any person, not necessarily a perfumista. That’s my unique purpose. There are a lot of beautiful fragrances out there, we don’t need another nice one. But we always need more and more emotions.

What’s the best thing about your job? And the worst? The best thing is staying alone in my laboratory smelling stuff, and failing and starting over again. The worst, is definitely bookkeeping J

What are you looking forward to professionally? I want to have more time to create and do things that make people happy. I am specifically working on a project focused on a feeling-good concept, on luxury intended not as show-off but as private experience of comfort and joy.

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May Scents Unwrapped Reveal

The Scents Unwrapped perfume for the May SCENTED sample pack was Providence Perfume‘s latest release, Vientiane. When we first smelled Vientiane, we knew it was very special. With the three rich & natural sandalwoods (Indian, New Caledonian and Hawaiian), combined with Charna’s amazing jasmine rice tincture, Chinese silk vine, Ginger lily and Rice paddy herb, this perfume is exquisite and has amazing longevity. We had only one correct guess, which belonged to Kathryn Steucek! Congrats! Your Vientiane bottle is on its way!

May Scents Unwrapped perfume
Indian Sandalwood, New Caledonian Sandalwood, Hawaiian Sandalwood, Jasmine Rice Accord, Chinese Silk Vine,Ginger Lily and Rice Paddy Herb
Some observations made about Vientiane were: “It’s gorgeous with great sillage and longevity. Definitely full bottle worthy ” and “Gorgeous natural sandalwood… This is a beautiful fragrance: true Woody, with a slightly sweet, rice-like body.”
Have you smelled your June SCENTED Scents Unwrapped sample yet?
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Mother’s Day for the Green Thumb Mother


The Green Thumb Mother’s love of nature and flowers is reflected in her fragrance choices. This does not necessarily mean floral by any means. Think nature, earth, green.

Dryad by Papillon Perfumery is a walk in the depths of the forest. Inspired by the stunning area that perfumer Liz Moores lives in, Dryad portrays all that the good earth has to offer.

Smeraldo by Sylvaine Delacourte is a breath of early morning air that combines the vibrancy of green plants, a bit of citrus and a soft musk. Can you say fresh?

Of course you can always opt for a Mother’s Day Gift Card.

To ensure sufficient time for delivery, all web orders should be placed by Monday, May 7th.

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Mother’s Day for the Athletic Mother

The Athletic Mother benefits from a fresh scent with a big pick-me-up.

Clean, refreshing, cooling…

Eau Fraiche by Art and Olfaction Award Winner, Monsillage, is as fresh as one can possibly get. With its lemony opening and aromatic top notes leading into the aquatic lilac, Eau Fraiche reveals itself to be uplifting, just when you need it.

Saint Julep by Imaginary Authors brings a touch of sunshine no matter the actual time of the year. A sense of freshness and coolness is evident in its top and heart notes, while the base notes are utterly sensual and compelling.

The gift card option is always a safe choice for Mother’s Day.

To ensure sufficient time for delivery, all web orders should be placed by Monday, May 7th.


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Mother’s Day: The New Mother


The New Mother faces how to balance the overwhelming duties of being a new mom while remaining true to herself. She’s lucky to have time for a shower! Her fragrance should be on the gentle side when caring for the baby, yet she may want to reach for a sensual fragrance also…

Ambre Essence oil roll-on in the Ambre Blends collection (or any of the five Ambre Blends scents!) would be gentle enough to remind her of her prettier side while never overwhelming the baby.

How about Belle de Jour or Night Flower from Eris Parfums to feel sultry for that much-needed date night out? Belle de Jour is an orange flower/jasmine with a sensual drydown; Night Flower is an alluring Oriental.

Of course, a Mother’s Day Gift Card will always appreciated.

To ensure sufficient time for delivery, all web orders should be placed by Monday, May 7th.

Perfumes for the New Mother: Ambre Essence, Night Flower and Belle de Jour

Perfumes for the New Mother: Ambre Essence, Night Flower and Belle de Jour

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Mother’s Day Gift: The Career Mother


Mother’s Day will be here soon.

Let Indigo assist you this week with our daily Mother’s Day scent guideline.

We’re matching scents with a wide range of moms.

Today: it’s The Career Mother.

The Career Mother needs a fragrance subtle enough for the office.

Berlin by Gallivant is for the Mom on the go. It is a contrast between fresh top notes (Grapefruit, Clementine, Lemon) and spicy heart notes (Black Pepper and Black Tea) and woody base notes. It is makes a quiet statement, allowing your Mom to wear it confidently. The handy 30 ml. bottle is small enough to slip in her purse or in her take-on bag while flying. A win-win!

Orb_ital by Nomenclature is a woody fragrance that sits fairly close to the skin. Rhubarb and Violet keep it from being too serious, while the other spicy and woody compounds keep this fragrance transparent and light with never a fear of over-spraying. Board Room- check. Elevator- check.

Of course you can always opt for a Gift Card.

To ensure sufficient time for delivery, all web orders should be placed by Monday, May 7th.

Gift wrap is available.

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A Peak into Palettes for the Senses


Palettes sign


Palettes for the Senses: Art + Scent Demystified is a multi-sensory exhibition by Indigo Perfumery and HEDGE Gallery that allows you to experience art through all of the senses, including the sense of smell.

This new approach to viewing and interpreting art begins with works by Hedge-represented artists. Each piece of art is accompanied by a smell station containing a glass dome that is lifted to sniff the accompanying fragrance curated by Indigo Perfumery. Combining the visual and olfactory elements allows you to experience the art in a whole new way.

Indigo is also offering the Palettes for the Senses Sampler Set at Indigo. You will receive six 1 ml. spray samples (After the FloodSulmonaDupont CircleFathom VAnabasisAu Coeur Du Desert) plus a surprise fragrance that you won’t forget!

Palettes for the Senses is open until March 4th at HEDGE Gallery. Local Cleveland residents are invited to experience this intimate and immersive adventure that highlights scent as an avenue of engaging the viewer on a visceral level.

For further details, go HERE.

Here is your chance to experience all seventeen of the artworks with the accompanying fragrances paired by Indigo:

Rebecca Cross:

Shield (pink spikes) 2017 Medium: Silk, Dye 20” x 15”

Shield (pink spikes), 2017
Medium: Silk, Dye 20” x 15”

Shield (pink spikes) 2017

Perfume pairing: Dupont Circle by Monsillage

While seemingly delicate, Shield (pink spikes)’s inherent strength is reflected in the beauty of the rose, the main floral note in Dupont Circle. The cedar, patchouli and oakmoss in its base offer strength and grounding.






Shield (green spikes) 2017 Medium: Silk, Dye 25” x 30”

Shield (green spikes), 2017
Medium: Silk, Dye 25” x 30”

 Shield (green spikes) 2017

Perfume pairing: Lumen_esce by Nomenclature

Lumen_esce bubbles with transparency when first encountered, as does the silk in Sheild (green spikes). The sizzling violet heart note shoots forward, emulating the spikes of silk that reach out to greet the observer.








Matthew Gallagher:

Growth; Bos Taurus 2017 Medium: Encaustic on Bone

Growth; Bos Taurus, 2017                       Medium: Encaustic on Bone

Growth; Bos Taurus 2017

Perfume pairing: Anabasis by Apoteker Tepe

Encountering a skull calls to mind the scent of both life and death. Earthy, musty, adventurous, mysterious, Anabasis walks you closely up to its smooth, yet irregular, texture.


Matthew and Luke Gallagher:

Growth Mantra 2017

Growth Mantra 2017 Medium: Encaustic on Panel

Growth Mantra, 2017
Medium: Encaustic on Panel



Perfume pairing: Lonestar Memories by Tauer

Smell the sweet saddle leather on a dusty Texas ranch, with smoke settling on the older and wiser animal’s antlers…






Meghann Hennen:

Mind.Body.Soul.  2016

Perfume pairing:  Artist’s own creation by Meghann Hennen

Mind.Body.Soul. 2016 Medium: Acrylic paint, chalk, varnish, graphite on canvas 4.5' x 4.5'

Mind.Body.Soul. 2016
Medium: Acrylic paint, chalk, varnish, graphite on canvas 4.5′ x 4.5′



Christopher Kier:

Transitional Object Studies: Studies I,II,III, 2016 Medium: Encaustic and Mixed Media on Canvas 9" x 50" x 3

Transitional Object Studies: Studies I,II,III, 2016
Medium: Encaustic and Mixed Media on Canvas 9″ x 50″ x 3

Transitional Object Studies: Studies I,II,III  2016

Perfume pairing: Falling Into the Sea by Imaginary Authors 

An encaustic work can be smooth to the touch, yet one senses the complexity of depth below the surface, very similar to the sea. Falling Into the Sea calls to mind the salt, sea and wind with its cheerful scent and uplifting notes.


David Masters:

David Masters: June 14, 2015 Medium: Digital Prints, 16” x 20”

June 14, 2015
Medium: Digital Prints, 16” x 20”

June 14, 2015

Perfume pairing: Brezza di Mare by i Profumi di Firenze

Standing on the sand, contemplating the clouds and surf… the freshness of the ocean breeze, combined with the salty air… the understated scent of sea & sand…

August 17, 2015  

August 17, 2015 Medium: Digital Prints, 16” x 20”

August 17, 2015
Medium: Digital Prints, 16” x 20”

Perfume pairing: L’Attesa  by Masque Milano

Evening is here, with the summer heat and dry earth evident as you pull to the side of the road. L’Attesa  recalls the dusty dryness of iris and still beauty at hand with creamy sandalwood and smoky leather.




Liz Maugans:

Fractured Atlas, 2017

Perfume pairing: Molecule 02

A collection of pieces, a collection of notes. With a slight mineral-like edge to it, Molecule 02 is also transparent and cohesive, much like the amalgamation before you.

Fractured Atlas, 2017 Mixed Media paper, 11" x 17"

Fractured Atlas, 2017
Mixed Media paper, 11″ x 17″

Brian Mouhlas:

Fireworks [Temple] 2016 Medium: Oil on canvas 47.25” x 63.75”

Fireworks [Temple] 2016
Medium: Oil on canvas 47.25” x 63.75”

Fireworks [Temple] 2016

Perfume pairing: Indochine by Belle Fleur

A beautiful evening, illuminated by fireworks amongst the tropical trees- Indochine takes you to a region of the world redolent with spice, exotic woods and sensual accords that are warm and seductive.



Trace 2016

Trace 2016 Medium: Oil on canvas 30.25” x 30”

Trace 2016
Medium: Oil on canvas 30.25” x 30”

Perfume pairing: Fathom V by Beaufort London

Surrounded by a haze of green textures and rippling waters, Fathom V reflects light and shade, bright herbals and dark mosses and spices.









Jessica Pinsky:

Equal I, 2017 Medium: Partly Handspun Weft And Cotton Warp, 60” x 60”

Equal I, 2017
Medium: Partly Handspun Weft And Cotton Warp, 60” x 60”

Equal I, 2017

Perfume pairing: Au Coeur Du Désert by Tauer

Au Coeur Du Désert weaves spices such as Coriander and Cumin alongside long-lasting woods and greens, much like Equal I organizes its fibers into a chorus of deep colors and textures.









Katy Richards:

The Brit, 2016

Perfume pairing: Aqua Sextius by Jul et Mad

Full of aromatic fruit, the hint of water and movement, Aqua Sextius (and The Brit) are both refreshing and complex.

The Brit, 2016 Medium: Oil on Panel 20” x 16”

The Brit, 2016
Medium: Oil on Panel 20” x 16”


Seaweed, 2015 Medium: Oil on Panel 48” x 36”

Seaweed, 2015
Medium: Oil on Panel 48” x 36”

Seaweed 2015

Perfume pairing: Entre Ciel et Mer by Pierre Guillaume

Delicate fruits, Pacific sea algae, lichen and moss- all are notes in Entre Ciel at Mer as well as depicted in Richards’ Seaweed. A journey under the open sea.









Dott von Schneider:

Earth, 2017

Perfume pairing: After the Flood by Apoteker Tepe

The scent of the many textures of earth itself- soil, rocks, gooey wetness- are captured in After the Flood. Add in mushroom, patchouli and green cardamom and the wet soil accord comes alive before you. 

Earth, 2017 Medium: Soil, Primer, Dye on Birch Panel, 23” x 34”

Earth, 2017
Medium: Soil, Primer, Dye on Birch Panel, 23” x 34”


Nikki Woods:

Sugar Shack 2016

Perfume pairing: Sulmona by Coquillete Paris  

Standing in the kitchen, licking your fingers and surrounded by sweet smells is where both Sugar Shack and Sulmona immediately take you to.

Sugar Shack, 2016 Medium: Oil on Canvas 25.5” x 23.5”

Sugar Shack, 2016
Medium: Oil on Canvas 25.5” x 23.5”


Forbidden Forest 2016

Perfume pairing: Go Ask Alice by En Voyage

You are almost lost in this abstract forest scene, taking in the colors and textures. And then you begin to feel a calm happiness as Go Ask Alice reassures you with its joyous celebration of green, fruit and floral notes, culminating with a luscious dry down.

Forbidden Forest, 2016 Medium: Oil on Canvas 36” x 30”

Forbidden Forest, 2016
Medium: Oil on Canvas 36” x 30”

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PROFILES: Behind the scenes with Art de Parfum

Art de Parfum is Indigo’s newest fragrance line and exclusive in the U.S.! These popular unisex perfumes span the fragrance families and are very wearable, from the office to sultry nights out. And did we tell you that they are all perfume extraits?

Recently Ann caught up with Ruta Degutyte, Art de Parfum’s founder, to discover the inspirations behind the line. Here is what we found:

Ruta Degutyte Art de Parfum creator

Ruta Degutyte Art de Parfum creator

How did you decide on the name Sensual Oud as oud is not listed as a note.

Because of the ethical and technical difficulties of working with real oud oil in commercial perfumery, we chose instead to use a variety of other materials such as cypriol, an essential oil from a type of grass, to supply that sour, smoky animalic effect of real oud oil. 

Don’t get me wrong, I love real oud oil. Love it! I have a small (but precious) collection of oils that I turn to for reference. But procuring a stable supply of the real stuff for commercial perfumery is almost impossible, unless you settle for procuring it from a plantation, which is of course a possibility for the future. If we can find some way to secure a stable supply without harming the economic interest of local people or endangering the environment, then we will. 

But even if we used real oud oil, ensuring that the aroma is the same from batch to batch is difficult because oud oils are distilled from different groupings of wood and can smell completely different from one batch to another. Oud oil is a perfumer’s nightmare, actually, because we need to be 100% consistent and use formulas that will produce the same result every time. A good analogy for oud oil is naturally woven cloth where minute variations occur from one length to another. 

I would say that the oud accord we use in Sensual Oud tends more towards the soft, sensual side than the overtly powerful, pungent side. 

Please tell me a little about your background – what did you study and what path led you to what you’re doing now?

I have a degree in International Business and an MBA, and my professional background is in marketing and consulting. In 2010 when the financial crisis hit I had savings and courage, and I just decided, yes – why not leave the corporate world and go to Australia regroup and start my own company afterwards? I had a dream and absolutely no fear at all. But, yes, it was not a methodical approach.

I think my upbringing has a lot to do with my ability to leap into things with full confidence. I was born in Lithuania to a family of academics. My father is a famous philosopher, Algirdas Degutis, who has authored books such as “Language, Thought, and Reality” and “Individualism and Social Order.” My mother, who sadly died when I was very young, was an interpreter, and my stepmother, Grazina Miniotaite was a famous political researcher. My family helped me to understand that my dreams were just ambitions waiting to be realized – and that nothing should be allowed to get in my way, let alone me!

Perfume has always been an interest of mine, since I was a small child. When I was about 8, I started trying to make tinctures of stones, leaves, daisies, and so on – using water, of course, because I didn’t understand about ethanol, perfumer’s alcohol, etc. They smelled awful, of course, but that didn’t stop me!:-)

My interest developed into passion when I visited Grasse for the first time, where I met with people working in the factories, spoke to old, retired workers, began to learn a bit about the real business of making perfume. Alas, I have no formal training as a perfumer beyond what I have taught myself. So I have engaged a young, super-talented perfumer working out of the South of France to help translate my vision into reality. If I could spend my days looking over her shoulder, I would – I find the work of a perfumer endlessly fascinating. 

We make the perfumes in a small factory outside of Grasse, but our marketing and sales are all out of London, which is where I’m based. 

What led you to launch a perfume company in this era of mega releases?

Partly because there is so much noise. I wanted my perfumes to cut across all that noise using a simple, streamlined type of beauty. In the hustle and bustle of modern day lives, I think we are all attracted to the notion of living more simply, paring back to the essentials, and investing only in objects that are both beautiful and useful. I wanted my perfumes to espouse that type of simplicity. 

Also, my fragrances are smartly priced – they are luxurious extraits but in terms of price they buck against the trend of, like you said, mega releases where the focus is on the bling, the bottles, the dazzling marketing, and so on. At Art de Parfum, we keep the focus on the fragrances themselves. 

Who are you inspired by?

In perfumery, there are a few perfumers who inspire me deeply and whose work has guided my own. For example, the great Edmond Roudnitska, who created Diorella and many of my favorites. His style unites the classical, citrusy French eau de cologne traditions with a sort of soft, decaying fruit undertone that injects a sultry sexiness. Diorella really is astonishing. When I spray it on, it feels fresh and summery, but as the day wears on, it develops into something a lot more human. Chandler Burr described it as “mint toothpaste rubbed onto fur”, which I think is accurate!

I also have to give a shout out to Jean-Louis Sieuzac and Maurice Roger, who are the largely unsung heroes behind my all-time favorite fragrance, Fahrenheit by Dior. I am a huge lover of Fahrenheit. But it has to be vintage! I hunt down small bottles of the vintage and stockpile them for my own personal use. I’m aware that it’s marketed to men, but I don’t believe in such arbitrary gender classifications. Luca Turin in The Guide said that perfumes can’t be masculine or feminine because perfumes don’t have genitalia – which makes me laugh, because it’s both true and funny!

Business-wise, I am inspired by the work of independent perfumers Andy Tauer, Vero Kern, and Liz Moore. They balance a fierce artistic independence with a good sense for what will still be commercial enough to sell. They are also excellent role models for how to build a friendly, engaging, and authentic relationship with followers and fans of their brands.

How would you describe your artistic style?

Streamlined, minimalist French chic! The French are never gaudy or flamboyant. In fact, their style relies on simplicity. Coco Chanel said that every woman must stand in front of the mirror and take one thing off. The idea is that only the essence of that woman’s style remains. And it is exactly this principle that my fragrances reflects.  

What is your oldest olfactive memory?

Ah, my mother, of course! Even at a very early age I was conscious of the beautiful powdery smell of her make-up and perfume, which would brush off on me when she kissed me. She only ever had one bottle of perfume at a time, bought for her by my father once a year on birthdays or Christmas. The perfumes varied, but most of all I remember her wearing Joy, Chanel No. 22, Chanel No. 19…..they must have been the pure parfum because I remember the bottles as being very small and precious-looking. 

I will never forget the pure rush of happiness I experienced when I would sneak into her bedroom, take the stopper out, and sniff the top of the bottle. Never on the skin, you understand! Even as a child, I knew just how important these small bottles of luxury were for my mother. She worked hard all her life and didn’t have much in the way of nice clothes or jewelry. That’s kind of how I’d like people to treat my perfumes – as little objects of pure luxury and indulgence for people who deserve a bit of beauty in their lives. 

How did you choose your beautiful bottles? 

Thank you for saying that they are beautiful! I also think they are lovely. I thought a lot about how I wanted my perfumes to be packaged. The most important thing, of course, is how the perfume smells. But I also wanted the presentation to send a message of simplicity and beauty. It is easier to hide aesthetic flaws in a gaudy bottle – mine are minimalist so they have to be perfect in every dimension. The box feels like textured linen and opens like a book, and the cap is of a cool, textured wood. 

What do you have in store for the future?

First of all, I want to establish a warm, approachable, and friendly connection with our fans, clients, and buyers. That right there is our core base for operations – we will only survive and grow if we are making perfumes that strike a chord with our customers.

Meet the five perfumes: 
Gin and Tonic Cologne

Excentrique Moi

Sea Foam

Sensual Oud

Signature Wild