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S2 EP13: Scent Through a Visual Medium w/ David Newton

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!

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S2 EP12: Sniffing New Stuff

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..

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S2 EP11: Perfume Legends w/ Michael Edwards

This week we’re interview Fragrance expert, author and iconic perfume legend Michael Edwards. We talk with Michael about his career in the fragrance world, his new book Perfume Legends II and the future of the industry. It is, as one would expect, an enlightening discussion. You can find out more about Michael, his books and Fragrances&hellip

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S2 EP10: Best of Pitti Fragranze

This week, Thomas and Nick are sniffing their favourite new discoveries from their recent trip to the Pitti Fragranze trade fair in Florence, Italy. There’s some new launches, some new brands and some not-so-new stuff that’s new to Fume Chat. 

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S2 EP9: Deconstructing the Fougére

Ever wondered what makes a Fougère, well, a Fougère? Heck, have you ever even wonder what the word “Fougère” means? We have the answers! Thomas and Nick discuss the origins of this popular masculine fragrance family, sniff some of its iconic members and cast their noses over the materials that come together to make a&hellip

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S2 EP8: Blind Sniffing with Escentual.com

Online beauty and fragrance retailer Escentual sent us eight fragrance to smell absolutely blind. So that’s what we did on this week’s episode – we sniffed each fragrance completely out of context with no name, brief, concept, bottle, brand or anything else to guide us. Find out what we thought by tuning in!

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S2 EP7: Fragrantly Asked Questions

This week, Thomas and Nick are taking listener’s questions – queries that range from book recommendations to the phenomenon of copycat perfumes. It’s an informative one, folks! If you want to ask us a question, drop us a line and we may answer it on a future episode.

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S2 EP6: Fun With Flankers

This week’s topic is flankers – those fragrances that share the names, bottles and olfactory profiles of other existing scents. Think of them as smelly sequels! Are flankers good? Can they be a bit annoying? Can they even be better than the fragrance they are flankering? Tune in to find out!

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S2 EP5: Discontinued Diamonds

Have you ever had a favourite fragrance discontinued? We at Fume Chat certainly have and we want to celebrate some fragrances that are gone, but not forgotten. This week, Thomas and Nick dive into the perfume cupboard to sniff some of their long lost loves.