Category Archives: citrus

Divine GINspirations

Jazzing Up Juniper I am a glutton for food and drink inspirations and their crossover with perfume + smell, so ever since my ‘7 Noses of Soho‘ walk, I have been itching to try out one of the bars recommended … Continue reading

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The Fragrance Families

So, we have dipped a toe in perfume structure (which is by no means set in stone), but how do we know what kind of fragrance/aroma we like, how do we describe our fragrance choice – what language do we … Continue reading

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A Symphony of Scent

Have you ever noticed the comparisons or descriptions linked to music when describing and/or creating fragrance?  For example the classification of materials into top, middle and base notes.  This system originated from  a 19c british perfumer called GW Septimus Piesse … Continue reading

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