In Oman, the creative director of Amouage, a company founded in the sultanate in 1983, is overseeing a vast project that will combine responsible production of the precious resin with tourism and cultural activities.
Over the last few weeks, a perfume has been creating a buzz on social media and in the beauty press: Missing Person by Phlur, often described somewhat lazily as “mysterious” in articles about the phenomenon. Here’s our olfactory and strategic analysis of this marvel for you!
In 2019, Max Forti launched ScentXplore in New York, connecting perfume professionals and enthusiasts. After two virtual sessions, the event returns this December 2 and 3, 2022 in a hybrid format, with Nez as its new partner. Interview.
In his saga, the asthmatic writer portrays a hypersensitive narrator whose nose is just as fine as his palate. On the occasion of the centenary of his death this November 18, 2022, we offer you an article originally published in Nez, the Olfactory Magazine #13, which returns to the role of odors in the work of the author.
Beautyworld Middle East is a meeting place for professionals of the beauty and perfumery industry as well as for trade visitors. The next edition will take place from October 31 to November 2, 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Flyn Roberts, its Show Director, tells us more about the event’s purposes and programm.
The painter Pierre Soulages has just passed away at the age of 102. His famous “outrenoirs” have inspired perfumers, and in particular Céline Ellena, who dedicated to the artist one of her olfactory chronicles, published in the fourth issue of Nez magazine, in October 2017.
As evocative as they are divisive, anise notes encompass a variety of ingredients. An overview of their olfactory interpretations, as seen through the eyes of Caroline Dumur (IFF) and Ilias Ermenidis (Firmenich).
Maison Lautier is currently being renewed by Symrise and is responsible for their full natural ingredients portfolio (Madagascar, Artisan and Supernature ranges). This invites us to re-examine its legacy and continued influence on perfumery.
Journalist Emmanuelle Dancourt suffers from congenital anosmia. But is also the source of inspiration for Umema, a fragrance composed by Mane perfumer Ugo Charron. They tell us how it came about, the result of a unique and synaesthetic experiment.
This year, the thirteen perfumers of the composition house worked around the theme “An American in Paris.” The theme was conducive to creative freedom and praise for the “captive” molecules, patented by the company.
The American Society of Perfumers and Quintis Sandalwood, a company that specializes in the sustainable production of Australian and Indian sandalwood varieties, sponsored a competition at the end of 2021. The two winners were announced at the World Perfumery Congress (WPC) in Miami at the beginning of July. Interview.
Nez was surprised and delighted to earn a rewarding distinction for our work since 2016 during the ceremony held on June 30, 2022 at the World Perfumery Congress (WPC) in Miami.
The loss of smell and national lockdowns were a blow to the perfume industry, but they also managed to initiate necessary rethinking in the sector. In order to respond to emerging societal challenges, Firmenich is laying the foundations for a new paradigm in perfumery.
A major world event for niche perfumery, the Milanese Esxence trade show was held under the shelter of the June sun, in a large hall transformed into a labyrinth of brands. Here’s an overview of the discoveries and upcoming launches.
Having unveiled the profiles of the five finalists in the “Global Winner” division of the “Sandalwood Reimagined” competition organized by Quintis, Nez reveals those of the participants selected as finalists for the “Emerging Talent” category.
The International Exhibition of Raw Materials for Perfumery (SIMPPAR) was held on June 1 & 2, 2022, after three long years of anticipation. It provided the opportunity to not only learn about the latest developments and ingredients that will be used in future formulas, but also (and most importantly!) to finally be together again.
The 10 finalists for Quintis’ Sandalwood Reimagined competition were recently unveiled, with the two winners to be announced at WPC in Miami in early July. Who were the five senior perfumers chosen, and what inspired them? Here are their profiles.
Founded in Warsaw in 2005, Galilu offers a rich selection of about fifty niche perfume and cosmetic brands. Its owner, Agnieszka Lukasik, answered Nez’ questions.
Au menu de cette revue de presse, le rôle de l’olfaction dans l’art contemporain, les senteurs vues par les philosophes et le retour de l’enfleurage du muguet.
Launched by the end of 2021, the competition was open to all perfumers working with sandalwood. It is now coming to an end and ten finalists have been selected. The winner will be announced during the World Perfumery Congress (WPC) in Miami.