The de Laire bases: sleeping beauties awaken

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.

Frédéric Badie: “I’m particularly fond of frankincense”

As a chemistry graduate, Frédéric Badie first joined Mane to train in formulating natural ingredients. From there he went to Charabot, where he worked on olfactory and analytical control before becoming a perfumer at CAL-Chauvet. He is currently R&D director at Payan Bertrand.

Perfumers’ sources of inspiration

Mane does everything possible to continually feed the creativity of its Parisian perfumery team, from introducing new ingredients to encouraging collaboration with other disciplines.

Saskia Wilson Brown: ”Only diversity can allow for a living culture”

Director and founder of the Institute for Art and Olfaction in Los Angeles, Saskia Wilson Brown is deeply engaged in open access and transmedia practices. The Institute for Art and Olfaction, founded in 2012, is a non-profit arts organization devoted to experimentation and education in perfumery.

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