Pitti Fragranze, 17th Edition.
Jean-Claude Ellena. Retrospective, talk with Chandler Burr, Rose&Cuir explained by the Master Perfumer himself.
Spring Section. Niche, artisan perfumes. New perfume brands, a couple of long-awaited new perfumes launches.
“What do you think about it?” – he asked, softly. “It smells like fear…bitterness of loss… and…hope.” – I answered.
I set out to explore an artisan perfume brand – Hendley Perfumes, starting with a discovery kit with samples of Amora (2016), Blond (2018), Bourbon (2015), Fume (2015), Mown (2017), Narcis (2019 Laboratory Series release), Untitled (2019), Bloodline (created for American Perfumer in 2019, limited edition, sold out), and a 9ml travel spray of Rosenthal (2015). Little did I know how smitten they all shall leave me…