New: Oriental Collection by Carner Barcelona

There I was, at Esxence 2018., standing at the Carner Barcelona stand. Mr. Joaquim Carner greeted me, we talked a bit about previous collections, and then he asked me if I knew about the new collection โ€“ three signature bottles right in front of me – the new, 2018. Oriental Collection. Joaquim simply said, his… Continue reading New: Oriental Collection by Carner Barcelona

About Fairs, Good Fairies & Pixie Dust – Esxence 2018: Recap & Survival Guide

Gold and scented pixie dust! Just a week ago we were impatiently heading towards the Esxence fair in Milan, in anticipation of all it has to offer…ah! Sweet and fragrant memories! I would like to share with you my impression and personal experience of visiting the 10th Esxence – The Scent of Excellence Fair in… Continue reading About Fairs, Good Fairies & Pixie Dust – Esxence 2018: Recap & Survival Guide

2018 Top Ten Finalists For The Fragrance Foundation Awards

I got the mail. I cried. I laughed. Danced. Simultaneously. My first reaction? Blast of emotions! (I can’t keep calm, I’m Croatian!) Of such intense that I emailed Ms. Linda G. Levy, the President of The Fragrance Foundation in reply, saying something like “OMG, wow, faint, swoon, thank you, thank you, thank you!” It took… Continue reading 2018 Top Ten Finalists For The Fragrance Foundation Awards

My Six Days (and Nights) With Atelier des Ors

โ€žBorn from a passion for French Haute Parfumerie, Atelier des Ors presents a capsule collection of exquisite fragrances. Dedicated to using only the most precious essences and exclusive raw materials, each eau de parfum presented by this unique boutique brand is an imaginative interpretation of traditional perfumery. Inspired also by the art of gold gilding,… Continue reading My Six Days (and Nights) With Atelier des Ors

Precision and Grace: A Dance Of Molecules – Beautiful Mind Series, Vol 02

โ€žDance is poetry made visible, fragrance is a dance of molecules invisible.โ€œ My story about dancing dates back to early childhood. One day, a seven-year old, freckle-faced, green-eyed girl with thick and long braids asked her mom to take her to ballet lessons. It was something other girls talked about, elegantly raising their arms, swirling… Continue reading Precision and Grace: A Dance Of Molecules – Beautiful Mind Series, Vol 02