Bianchi Four

“The constant search for qualitative raw materials is crucial for the achievement of a great result. The same formula performed with materials coming from different suppliers will sort out a different olfactory profile. My perfumes are conceived in my laboratory in Amsterdam. When the formula is ready, I can finally order the raw materials in... Continue Reading →

Moda Shift

“scent sketch of design, technology, and progress in general. inspired by an exhibition food by design: sustaining the future at museum of design atlanta. olfactory inspiration was gathered during speculative recreation of museum’s scentscapes." Notes: hay, basil, leather, white flowers HouseZapah Lab OriginUSAFragranceModaYear2020 (revised)NoseArianna KhmelniukConcentrationEDPSeason/MoodLate Fall into Spring ThawSize/Cost30ml / $65SourceZapah LabSoundtrackPilgrim (Moda232) by Fink,... Continue Reading →

It’s All Quite Fuzzy

ASSORTED BLANKETS: “I was inspired by the comforts of home on a cold winter’s night snuggled beside a crackling fire wrapped in the soothing softness of the most precious handcrafted material of a silky wool blanket beneath me.   The feeling radiates a completely comforting mood when my skin feels the soft touch of wool, both... Continue Reading →

Dark Flowers of Curiousity

"A truly Bohemian fragrance based on historical information of the ethnic culture's roots, religions, attitudes and landscape. An optimistic top note of apple blossom paves the way for a walk in Bohemia's ancient forests of pine, birch and cedar. Incense lends a balsamic smokiness, facilitating a connection between Mother Nature and one's inner-being. The fragrance's intensely feral... Continue Reading →

Sheer Citrus

“Every creation is meticulously developed on-island at historic Stewart Hall under the direction of Perfumer Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone. "Art reflects environment," she says and Bermuda's authenticity is present in every bottle filled by hand. You can catch Isabelle in the Perfumery early in the morning weighing essential oils and blending them into a fragrance that captures... Continue Reading →

See-Thru

“when the formula mixed up during my first-time workshop at zapah lab. it was a mimic of my favorite bubble tea on 933 peachtree st ne, atlanta, ga. but the name of JOYFUL HUMAN was created when the world suddenly turned upside down last winter (2019-20). since i went to study in the us, i... Continue Reading →

Ooo La La La Montaña

“The La Montaña Discovery Set gives you the opportunity to try all our fragrances in room mist form, so that you’ll know exactly how your candle or reed diffuser will perfume your home. 9 x 2.5ml sprays in a cute wallet. Sustainable, plant-derived, biodegradable, low carbon footprint, and non-toxic to humans or the environment. Spray... Continue Reading →

Fruit of the Vine

FLORAL DOUBLE-TAKE: “The cistern is an architectural resource for storing water, generally potable and widely used in Andalusian Spain. Aljibe Extrait De Parfum represents the garden of an Andalusian cistern, where everything revolves around a dry floral body, and a green outlet on a base with a wet stone effect. Daring and particular, Aljibe stands... Continue Reading →

Wonderous Witchy Ways

“Häxan is an ode to the ancient practices of sorcery, magic, alchemy and witchcraft. It is inspiredby Benjamin Christensen’s 1922 seminal film on this subject. The perfume uses over 100 ingredients that are traditionally represented in potions and elixirs associated with these practices. Häxan is a dark witchy fougere style perfume which incorporates dark woody... Continue Reading →

Soft Sweet Tobacco

SINEWY BLONDE: “In the advent of the biggest drought in Cuban history, the amount of harvested tobacco leaves had become increasingly scarce. The Reina del Mar, a cargo ship exporting goods to the continental United States, contained only one crate of the famed Cohiba Maduro cigars during its maiden voyage. The finest, refined medio tiempo... Continue Reading →

Herbal Be-Bop

LA LA L'INSOUMIS: “L’Insoumis reinvents the most masculine of fragrance: a timeless and refined fougere, which blend aromatic freshness with the subtle potency of ambery woods. For a charismatic, elegant, authentic and modern-day adventurer, who doesn’t follow trends: he creates them.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseLaliqueOriginFranceFragranceL'InsoumisYear2016NoseFabrice PellegrinConcentrationEDTGenderM/USeasonSpring/Summer/Early AutumnSize/Cost100ml/$129Source/LinkSo Avant GardeSoundtrackMasculine... Continue Reading →

Botanical Induction

SLIDE RIGHT: “Created with the most exquisite natural ingredients that change in depth and character when in contact with skin. So when you wear a One Seed perfume, you are experiencing a fragrance that is completely individual to you, and we think that’s pretty special.” Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseOne SeedOriginAustraliaFragranceNothing... Continue Reading →

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