Oud notes in perfume can be a touch difficult to enjoy; edgy and unpredictable, overdosed or tempered to western fashion tastes. Oud or Agarwood may be mainstreaming but remains deep, dark and mysterious depending on the perfumer’s desire. Explore oud.
Would you pay $650 for a 50ml botanical perfume? Some do. Perfume’s price is subjective as perfumery can be considered art. We take a look at why some natural perfumes are so expensive.
6 practical tips to help you wear botanical perfumes to their full potential, appreciating their complex nature and overcoming criticisms of their sillage and longevity.
Do you know a perfume’s sillage from its impact? Or a perfume’s modifier from a fixative? Our perfume vocabulary guide helps you better explore, buy and wear perfumes to suit your expectations.
Have you ever wondered why you wear perfume? We try to unravel the intimate reasons for, and unending question of perfume as self expression.
Marine notes in perfume are notoriously hard for the natural perfumer to create? Not so! As you can’t smell the sea, just the flora and fauna of shoreline and ocean, the natural perfumer has rich inspiration and freedom.