Category Archives: Olfactive Studio

People In Perfumeland – Céline Verleure Of Olfactive Studio

Our guest at People in Perfumeland today is Frenchwoman Céline Verleure, founder and owner of the niche brand Olfactive Studio. After years of developing perfumes for big names like LVMH (Parfums Kenzo) , Céline started out on her own a … Continue reading

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The First Days Of Spring – Review: Olfactive Studio Flash Back

Olfactive Studio released a new – their fifth – perfume this spring and while I’m sure it works well year-round, it feels ideally suited for the season. Flash Back is paired with a photograph by Laurent Segretier. For the other … Continue reading

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The Last Days Of Winter – Review: Olfactive Studio Lumière Blanche

Today, on April 3, I went out into five inches of freshly fallen snow, mummified once more into a stylish re-interpretation of the Michelin-man, dragging two children in the stages between whining and all-out screaming behind me through the icestorm, … Continue reading

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Drill Sergeant – Review: Olfactive Studio Chambre Noire

Chambre Noire, the dark chamber of a photographer, is the darkest of the three Olfactive Studio perfumes, and maybe the most unusual. “What happens in the darkroom? Mystery. In the darkroom, light is queen and darkness the heir apparent.  Light uses … Continue reading

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Cocktail Hour In Two Dimensions – Review: Olfactive Studio Still Life

Still Life is the brightest and happiest of the three Olfactive Studio perfumes. A woody citrus fragrance, Still Life is – contrary to its name – very effervescent and sparkling, very much alive, very dynamic and full of energy and movement. … Continue reading

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Reflections – Review: Olfactive Studio Autoportait

Over the next three days I am going to review the three new perfumes, Olfactive Studio is launching this week in Paris. I will start with my favorite, Autoportrait. It is probably saying something about my narcissistic tendencies that I am drawn … Continue reading

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There’s A New Brand In Town – Introduction To Olfactive Studio

Frenchwoman Celine Verleure, formerly of Kenzo, and L’Orèal, is a true perfume lover. She wanted to realize her dream and create her own perfume label. Said label existed long before any perfume did, since Celine decided to go down … Continue reading

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