This week we are exploring the material vetiver. This clumpy grass is one of the most beautiful smelling and versatile perfume materials, with a vast and varied odour profile. We sniff some key vetiver materials and some iconic scents. So, get ready to hear us say the word “vetiver” about a million times and brace&hellip
This week we’re talking about novel accords. These are the accords that say something new or interesting and subvert our expectations. They range from the weird to the beautiful, and all that’s in-between.
We really love bergamot, it’s true. But what is it? How is it used in perfumery? And why is it so prolific in the perfumes we smell? Find out all of the answers to these questions and to many questions you’d not even asked in our latest episode. Oh and we also sniff some of&hellip
We’re back! Yes, OK, we know we said that last time and then we disappeared for six months, but we really mean it this time – Fume Chat is back! In this episode we talk about the pandemic and how it has impacted the perfume industry. We also sniff some new scents, you know, because&hellip
We’re back with a new season! How exciting! In the first episode of season three, we’re chatting with James Craven the Fragrance Archivist at legendary London boutique Les Senteurs. James talks us through his career as well as five iconic niche fragrances.
In the final episode of Series Two, we are celebrating 2020 with a look back at the most important fragrances of the last decade. Which fragrances had the biggest impact? Which were the most beautiful? Which perfumes set the trends and what were the trends? Find out episode 16!
This week we are joined by Dimitri Weber, founder of Australian fragrance brand Goldfield & Banks. Dimitri talks us through his illustrious career in the fragrance industry, the inspirations behind his perfumes and how the country of Australia, and its materials, have brought a unique olfactory identity to Goldfield & Banks.
How can we translate scent through a visual medium? With brands traditionally using print advertisements to market fragrance (with many iconic campaigns) and the rise of visual platforms such as Instagram and YouTube, is the way we look at scent more important? This week we’re chatting with photographer David Newton to find out!
Remember when we said that we were no longer doing round-up episodes of new thing? Well, our inbox has been overflowing with new perfumes to smell, so this week, we’re working our way through the backlog and sniffing exciting new launches from CHANEL, Dior, Byredo, Moschino and more..