Tauer Perfumes :: Perfume Houses

Tauer Perfumes, new packaging 2010

Zurich-based independent niche house established in 2005 by Andy Tauer, a self-taught perfumer with a chemistry background.

Two fragrances were introduced in 2005, Le Maroc pour elle and L'air du Désert Marocain (as of 2010, L'air du Désert Marocain was the bestselling perfume in the line). Lonestar Memories and Orris followed in 2006.

In 2010, the Tauer Perfumes line was rebranded and a standard bottle was introduced (see image above). In 2012, Andy Tauer developed Luckyscent Lys de Desert.

Recent fragrances from Tauer Perfumes

Recent releases include Rêverie au jardin (2007), Incense extrême (2008), Incense rosé (2008), Vetiver Dance (2008), Une rose chyprée (2009), Orange Star (2010), Carillon Pour un Ange (2010), Eau d’Épices and Une Rose Vermeille (2010), Zeta (2011), Pentachords Auburn, White & Verdant (2011), Cologne du Maghreb (2011), Noontide Petals (2013), PHI — Une Rose de Kandahar (2013), Sotto La Luna Gardenia (2014), Rose Flash (2014), Sotto La Luna Tuberose (2015).

Tableau de Parfums

Tableau de Parfums is a joint project between Andy Tauer and filmmaker Brian Pera. It debuted in 2011 with Miriam.

Recent releases include Dark Passage (2012), Loretta (2012), Ingrid (2013).


Tauerville was introduced in 2015 as a "creative outlet". The range features lower priced perfumes by "stripping down all extras, reducing the packaging, limiting the efforts to produce samples, and streamlining ... production logistics and communication efforts." The first fragrance from Tauerville was a reissue of Rose Flash. Vanilla Flash followed later in 2015.

Recent releases include Vetiver & Petitgrain Splash (2015), Incense Flash (2015), Amber Flash (2015).

Where to buy

In the US, the Tauer line can be found at Indiescents or Luckyscent, in Canada at The Perfume Shoppe, in Germany at First in Fragrance, or directly from Tauer (see link below).


Tauer Perfumes or Tauerville

Further reading

See all articles on Now Smell This tagged Tauer Perfumes.

Watch a 2010 interview with Andy Tauer here.

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