DS & Durga By The Half Dozen

“The power of scent is equal to that of sight and sound. A great scent is a world you can return to over and over–a keyhole into another realm. You can travel via the mind-nose connection to larger collective spaces…Our scents are fragments of half-remembered myths and imaginary landscapes that invite exploration. They are an... Continue Reading →

In Full Bloom with Smallflower feat. Diptyque

Returning are our friends from smallflower.com/Merz Apothecary (Dana and Grace Ann) to help us with this second in a three-month long miniseries focused on one house monthly. This time around our exploration into the Paris-based house Diptyque for the very first time. Founded in 1961 Diptyque has been described as “a pioneering parfumerie Maison, a... 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 →

A Blue Wave

GRECIAN ECHO: “The persistent freshness of an ancient form. The waves of fragrance that flood Aegean isles from all directions in the heat of the day, shifting shape under the starry sky of night. Is this the secluded island where an affair of mythological proportions plays out? Apollo or Callas? Or a bit of both?... Continue Reading →

The Sarah Baker Range

BETTER SEAS + GARDENS (& unexpected journeys): From US-born, UK Based Sarah Baker, a visual artist and brand ambassador comes a flight of fancy. My first impressions of Sarah Baker Perfumes' Discovery Set include eight fragrances in all. These are all Extrait de Parfum. Broken down there are four noses here including: Sarah McCartney, Andreas... Continue Reading →

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