Perfume museums around the world
May17

Perfume museums around the world

Almost everybody loves travelling. There are, however, many different types of travelers. Some people prefer spending many hours on a plane only to get to a distant island where they will do nothing else but lie on the beach and gather sunlight, happily snoozing under a tropical palm tree. Other travelers prefer visiting historic places, taking photos of architectural masterpieces and getting to know different cultures. For all...

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Olivier Polge – the eccentric Chanel nose, who claims that perfume is as essential as the air we breathe
May17

Olivier Polge – the eccentric Chanel nose, who claims that perfume is as essential as the air we breathe

You know the saying, “Like father, like son”. Well, it’s really hard to think about Olivier Polge in terms of perfumery and not connect him with his father, Jacques Polge – one of the best perfumers of all times… One of the most passionate creators of perfumes, Olivier Polge was born in 1974 in, you guessed it right, Grasse, France. It’s surprising, though, that in spite of his legendary father and the fact that he was born in the...

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Antoine Maisondieu – „Instinctive, Inspired, Dreamer”
May17

Antoine Maisondieu – „Instinctive, Inspired, Dreamer”

  “Instinctive, Inspired, Dreamer” – these are the 3 words that describe the style of Antoine Maisondieu in his own words. Born in the cradle of perfumery (Grasse, France), Antoine Maisondieu is a world-famous perfumer currently working at Givaudan. He comes from a family with old traditions in perfume-making – he is a third-generation perfumer! Here’s what he remembers from his childhood, so tightly bound to perfumery: “My dad...

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Orange note – conquering the hearts  with its crispy freshness and delicious citrus sweetness
May17

Orange note – conquering the hearts with its crispy freshness and delicious citrus sweetness

As one of the most often used top perfume notes (especially for floral fragrances), orange conquers the hearts of both men and women with its crispy freshness and delicious citrus sweetness. A very little known fact about oranges is that their name (contrary to popular belief) doesn’t come from their color. The word “orange” is derived from Sanskrit and means “fragrant”! Perfumers love using orange in the composition of both men and...

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Ann Gottlieb – a major contributor to the perfume industry with over one billion US dollars worth in perfumes sold annually
May17

Ann Gottlieb – a major contributor to the perfume industry with over one billion US dollars worth in perfumes sold annually

  A major contributor to the perfume industry with over one billion US dollars worth in perfumes sold annually, Ann Gottlieb has exceptional creative marketing skills that rate her among the top perfumers worldwide. The secret behind her great success hides in her flair for trade that helps her create masterpiece perfumes appealing to almost anyone regardless of their age, location or market preferences. Ann Gottlieb’s career...

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