PITTI FRAGRANZE, FLORENCE 14-16.09.2018. – Adventures of a Curious Nose Report, Part II The Pitti Fragranze fair is truly worth visiting: well organized, with an excellent portfolio, stimulating, a perfect place to discover new trends, network and establish new contacts. Furthermore, it is not just about events taking place at the exhibition halls of Stazione… Continue reading What’s Up in Da City: Florence PITTI 2018. – Events Report
PITTI FRAGRANZE, FLORENCE 14-16.09.2018. – Part I Florence! One of the most beautiful cities in the world! Here I am again, just last Summer I was wondering around Tuscany: this time my experience of Florence is completely different, and I could return to it time after time. Pitti time is something special! The largest gathering… Continue reading People of Pitti – Pitti Fragranze 2018.
Izvještaj sa sajma Pitti Fragranze, Firenza 14.-16.09.2018. Firenca…ljepotica. I mjesto održavanja velikog sajma parfemske industrije, svake godine u devetom mjesecu, dvanaesti put zaredom. Pitti u devetom i Esxence u Milanu u četvrtom mjesecu. Tu je još i Cannes u šestom i desetom mjesecu, no sajmovi u Milanu i Firenci najvažniji su događaji na svjetskom nivou… Continue reading Festival parfema: Pitti Fragranze!
“In the beginning there was earth, wood, stone, metal and leather…” These are the primal elements according to Mr. Bertrand Sonnier, owner of this artisan perfumes company for twenty years. The work of Jardine de France began more than 100 years ago in Amboise: still manufacturing, still featuring an in-house perfumer – Justine Brivet, always… Continue reading The 5th Element: Jardin de France
„Recordate lo juorno ca stive a me becino, e te scorréano, ‘nzino, ‘e llacreme, accossì. Deciste a me: “Non chiagnere, ca tu mio sarraje”. Io te voglio bene assaje e tu nun pienze a me.“ Te voglio bene…assaje! I love you very much. Sounds familiar? It’s Napoli, Italia. One of the songs that make me… Continue reading Te voglio bene assaje! Luigi Borrelli Napoli Royal Collection
I was here in Grasse two years ago and upon my arrival this August I noticed some changes. This famous medieval town in southern Provence – the perfume capital of the world – is looking (at the first glance) same as ever, on the outside, especially in the old part of the city. Yes, Jasmine… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City: Grasse, Part II – Olfactory Encounters
Here I go again, back to Grasse! Second time in three years, to be exact, spending my vacation there, already feeling a bit like a Grassoise. What does Grasse smell like? Jasmine, of course. Sprayed above the old medieval streets all day long: This time we rented an apartment in a lovely old Provencal house… Continue reading What’s Up in Da City: Grasse
Not the pretty little flowers, of course, because they blossom in Spring. I wanted to give you an update on some projects and perfumes I already wrote about, one new project I plan to participate in and inform you about upcoming events. And to write a reminder for myself 😀 Let’s take a look at… Continue reading Forget-Me-Not’s in August
Memories of a date palm tree: What if an old palm tree in an oasis somewhere far away in a desert could tell you about its memories? Fragrant memories of all events that it witnessed? Date palm trees are silent observers of life unfolding in their shade for ages. It would be unfair to describe… Continue reading FO’AH: MÉMOIRES D’UNE PALMERAIE
Rab/Arba is a small island, 22 km long and located in the northwestern part of the Adriatic Sea/Croatia, very easy accessible from Rijeka or Zagreb. When you reach the ferry port Stinica, it’s a ten minutes ferry ride to Rab. When you approach the island, first what you see is mostly barren terrain -karst on… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City: The Island of Rab