I know that Tom Ford was incredibly meticulous when he was creating Black Orchid, his first fragrance, and I know that Hermès works with some of the best noses in the business and is highly regarded among the fragrances connoisseurs. But in many other cases, you know that [mainstream scents] are lowest common denominator product that was made formulaically and probably dictated by business managers and not by perfumers themselves.
Frédéric Malle talks about his new (one-dollar-per-ml) Iris Hand Cream.
Ten seconds for the new Thierry Mugler Alien Eau Sublime.
If you grew up in Miami and are of Hispanic descent, chances are high that you smelled like violets as a baby and sometimes beyond your childhood years.
— Read more at Agua de Violetas: A Familiar Fragrance With An Untold Story at NBC Miami.