For links to the websites of specific perfume brands, see Perfume Houses; for links to other perfume blogs, see the blogroll on the right sidebar.
Basenotes: huge database of perfumes indexed by house, fragrance, perfumer and notes. Also news, interviews and forums.
Fragrantica: perfume encyclopedia, perfume magazine and community of perfume lovers.
Osmoz: a perfume site for consumers, operated by the big fragrance & flavor company, Firmenich.
Scentedpages: “a virtual library catalogue dedicated to the culture of smell”; site includes an extensive bibliography.
Toutenparfum: a site by a French perfume collector. Includes some nice histories of the big houses.
Images de Parfums: huge repository of perfume advertising (over 3000 images). Site also includes a forum.
Parfum de Pub: another impressive collection of advertising images, including many vintage and rare ads.
Perfume Organizations and Museums
Accademia del Profumo: Italian version of The Fragrance Foundation. Site in Italian and English.
Barcelona Perfume Museum: nice site with lots of information on the history of perfume.
CosmeticsINFO: the consumer website of the Personal Care Products Council (formerly the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association). Focus is on safety information.
Fragrance Foundation: the non-profit, educational arm of the international fragrance industry (US site).
International Fragrance Association (IFRA): founded to “represent the collective interests of the fragrance industry worldwide”. Little if any consumer information, but a good place to start if you want to learn about the “self-regulatory practices of the international fragrance industry”.
International Perfume Museum: in Grasse. Nice site with lots of background information on perfume.
Le Parfum Quelques Gouttes de Luxe: consumer site of the Comité Francais du Parfum. Site in French.
Natural Perfumers Guild: an organization “dedicated to the fostering of the art of natural perfumery through education, legislative efforts and networking among members”.
Osmotheque: the “living” perfume museum in Versaille. Site in French.
Sense of Smell Institute: interesting links on the science of olfaction.
Société Française des Parfumeurs: French Society of Perfumers homepage. Site in French.
Art et Parfum: The company founded by Edmond Roudnitska and now headed by his son, Michel Roudnitska.
Chandler Burr: the website of Chandler Burr, author of The Emperor of Scent. Includes some perfume reviews.
Frag Name of the Day: find out how to pronounce brand names in French (audio files).
Fragranced Products Information Network: health, environmental and regulatory aspects of fragrance. Prepare to worry.
Perfume Bibliography: a comprehensive bibliography of books about perfume, in English and French.
Perfume Paths: take a personalized walking tour of Paris perfume boutiques.
Sniffapalooza: shop for fragrance in New York City and around the world with other perfume addicts.
Fragrance & Flavor Companies
Givaudan (formerly Givaudan Roure, and recently acquired Quest)
Symrise (merger of Haarmann & Reimer and Dragoco)
Fragrance Distributors & Manufacturers
Tru Fragrance (formerly Romane)