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John Oehler’s Favorite Perfume Books And Aphrodesia Kindle Giveaway

Editor’s Note: John Oehler, the author of Aphrodesia, a perfume thriller (book review here) put together his list of favorite perfume books for you to read and was so generous as to do a giveaway for three lucky readers of this … Continue reading

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Monday Question – How Important Is The Perfume Bottle To You?

Do you enjoy a perfume no matter what container it comes in? Is the outer appearance of a perfume important to you? Are you influenced in your buying decisions by bottle and packaging? Are you happy with decants? Do you … Continue reading

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Art Of Scent Exhibition At The Museum Of Art And Design In New York November 2012

The Art Of Scent exhibition, the first of it kind, will be opening in New York’s MAD today. It is open until February 24th 2013. 12 perfumes are exhibited, the catalogue that will accompany the exhibition only features 11 though … Continue reading

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Chandler Burr’s S01E02 Revealed And Announcement of S01E03

Chander Burr revealed the second blind sniff perfume S01E02 today and it is Mugler Cologne. You can see the video with Chandler Burr and Katie Puckrik here: OpenSkyReveal I feel extremely smug as this is exactly the perfume I thought … Continue reading

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Chandler Burr’s Untitled Series – Mystery Unveiled

Perfumeland was abuzz with discussion about OpenSky and Chandler Burr’s idea of selling perfume as is, i.e. without packaging and advertising surrounding and cluttering the olfactory artwork. This Friday, June 29, Chandler will be revealing the identity of the mystery … Continue reading

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The Untitled Series – Chandler Burr Wants Us To Smell For Smell’s Sake

“Chandler Burr, the curator of The Department of Olfactory Art at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, the scent editor for GQ magazine and the former scent critic for The New York Times, is creating a project on OpenSky that’s never been done before. He’s bringing … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness Of Being – Review: Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Nil

Most of you hard and heavy Perfumistas are probably familiar with the story of the inception of Un Jardin sur le Nil. Chandler Burr wrote about it in his book “The Perfect Scent” that came out in 2007. No doubt it … Continue reading

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Objectivity of Olfaction – Do we smell the same thing?

Luca Turin says smell is objective, just like vision is. A clearly defined wavelength, allowing no room for subjective perception. That is, in my humble, non-scientific opinion, quite possibly true, even if Turin has a lot of trouble getting his peers … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quintessentially Perfume

Perfume interests me in all its incarnations, even if it is unsniffable in the form of a book. Quintessentially Perfume is a recent publication from British Quintessentially Publishing and can be obtained through their website. http://www.quintessentiallypublishing.com It is edited by … Continue reading

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