We must be dreamers sometimes

As perfumers, we must have a lot of imagination; we must be dreamers sometimes.

— Perfumer Elie Roger, who passed away last week. Roger developed Clinique Wrappings and Estée Lauder Knowing, among others. Read more at Elie Roger Passes Away at Perfumer & Flavorist.

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  1. pyramus says:

    In my eyes, having created both Wrappings and Knowing is like having created both Starry Night and the Hallelujah Chorus.

    • Robin says:

      It’s pretty darned impressive — and most perfumistas probably don’t know his name.

      • wondermelmo says:

        Yes, that is a shame. These are wonderful scents. I still have about a half-full bottle of Wrappings!

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