The history of Fabriques de Laire uniquely embodies modern perfumery, mainly through its famous bases, products of the intuition, vision and inventiveness of the company’s founders and successive collaborators.
Today, Australia has overtaken India as the largest producer of sandalwood, where the sacred tree originated. As the world’s leading sandalwood exporter, Quintis has built a long-term development strategy to ensure both consistent yields and prices.
Starting this year, the Odeuropa project will strive to constitute the first olfactory archive of Europe.
“To do well you must do good and to do good you must do well”: The motto reflects the legacy of Firmenich company that just celebrated its 125th anniversary in November 2020.
The Osmothèque is home to perfumes that are part and parcel of people’s lives and memories. Whether they are still on store shelves or long gone, they are all fragments of a collective consciousness.
Michael Edwards offers us a second, enriched edition of his cult book on perfumery.
A relatively comprehensive and easy introduction for anyone who is curious about smell.
In a detailed study, Smell Detectives documents how public officials and urban housewives recognised and dealt with the stink of burgeoning American cities and their 19th-century tenements.
Through scents, such as those of the spice trade, a book that tells of the violence of European colonial powers in South America.
Beginning in 1860, when the brand was founded by Félix Millot, to when it was taken over by Révillon perfumes in 1966, more than 100 years of history are covered here by Laurianne Millot and Odile Thiriot.
This book is most admirable with the near-perfect balance it strikes between promoting the company’s assets, recounting fragrance history, and exploring the artistry and contemporary issues surrounding the medium of perfume.
Through the pages of this original book, Lizzie Ostrom, also known as Odette Toilette, takes us on a very pleasant tour of the 20th century.
Meeting with one of the best connoisseurs in the history of perfumery.