All posts tagged: Vero Profumo

RIP Vero Kern (1940 – 2018)

Today I’m paying my respects to this wonderfully creative perfumer who made a lasting  impression on so many fragrance lovers. Vero Kern was a true artist rather than a purveyor of fragrant goods. In the fragrance world there are many types of entities with different ambitions, […]

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Mood Scent 4 : Relaxing Perfumes

Welcome back to another session of Mood Scent 4 with  my perfume blogging friends, I Scent You A Day, A Bottled Rose and L‘Esperessence who is here with us today after a leave of absence. This instalment features our most relaxing perfumes. So when do you feel relaxed? […]

Esxence 2017 Perfume Sniffing

Hello perfume people and welcome to my condensed run down on Esxence. I’ve already shared my thoughts on what it’s like to work at Esxence here and I’ll admit that I  managed to get to only a handful of brands as I was working there and was limited […]

Summer Perfumes : My Top 10 : 2016

There’s no getting away from summer in the South of France. It’s hot although thankfully it doesn’t feel quite as stifling as last year. The flowers on hedges and trees are simply beautiful, adding scent and bright pops of glorious colour to the villages in […]

Pitti Fragranze Here I Come

Hello fragrance lovers. I will be at Pitti Fragranze, in Florence this week to smell perfumes and meet the people involved  – the creators, brand owners and the teams. I’m also looking forward to catching up with people I met in Milan at Esxence back […]

Esxence Day One : Discovering New Favourites

Where to start? I’d drafted a list of brands that I wanted to visit before I left for Esxence that numbered around thirty. I imagined that I’d easily get around all of the stalls, go to a sprinkling of workshops and have time for sightseeing, […]

Esxence : The Scent Of Excellence : Off To Milan

Tomorrow, Esxence, The Scent of Excellence gets underway in Milan.  It’s a trade show extroadinaire running from March 26th – 29th, featuring niche and artisanal perfume lines. Pretty much all that is new in niche. On Thursday and Friday Esxence is open to trade and media, but […]

Valentines Day : My Top 10 Rose Perfume Picks

So the day of LOVE is rolling around.  An old flame disdainfully described going out to dinner on this evening as akin to the couplings on Noah’s Ark. Anyhow I’m always up for a mini celebration, whatever it may be and for many it’s a good excuse to […]