Recently I spent a morning in the gardens of the Roudnitska home in Cabris, situated in the hills above Grasse. This small area in the South of France is an important one for the perfume industry and a major force in the region. It is […]
Christian Louboutin, the renowned shoe designer and one of Frédéric Malle‘s closest friends, says that Editions Frédéric Malle fragrances evoke the novels of the 19th century. “Le Parfum de Thérèse, pour moi, c’est Un coeur simple de Flaubert.” From Vanity Fair France, September 2015.
The Paris attacks as you can imagine have dominated the news coverage in France this week. I’ve felt a combination of sadness and anger, and an acknowledgement that this will not be an isolated incident. Of course the ongoing situation is complex. And yes terrorism […]
Fragrant Femmes : Women And Perfume : Profile On Stéphanie Bakouche From L’Artisan Parfumeur : Part 1 : The Early Years
An edited version of this article previously appeared on Ca Fleure Bon written by Megan In Sainte Maxime. I had the pleasure of talking with Stéphanie Bakouche above the picturesque village of Cabris (near Grasse), in the Roudnitska gardens and home to Michel Roudnitska and the Art et Parfum and […]