perfume Archive

People have often asked about a 'signature fragrance', a scent ideal for all people, for all occasions, and for all skin chemistries. Does it exist? 0

Op-Ed: The daunting search for a signature fragrance.

Posted on July 1, 2013

People have often asked about a ‘signature fragrance’, a scent ideal for all people, for all occasions, and for all skin chemistries. Does it exist?

Asking the difference niche and non-niche implies that we understand an important definition: Niche, itself. What defines a niche fragrance? 3

Op-Ed: De-mystifying niche fragrances (versus everything else).

Posted on June 1, 2013

Asking the difference niche and non-niche implies that we understand an important definition: Niche, itself. What defines a niche fragrance?

Is Le Labo a creative experiment in niche perfumery, or simply a clever method of production/marketing/inventory management? 4

Le Labo: Observations and Points of View

Posted on February 28, 2013

Is Le Labo a creative experiment in niche perfumery, or simply a clever method of production/marketing/inventory management?

Current fragrance chatter and the decline of @Basenotes.net suggest that the renaissance in perfumes has ended. What is Scentrist's view? 2

Fragrance renaissance ending? Scentrist’s Editorial Observations

Posted on February 13, 2013

Current fragrance chatter and the decline of @Basenotes.net suggest that the renaissance in perfumes has ended. What is Scentrist’s view?

As men become bigger consumers of fragrance, they often encounter sticker-shock and a serious question: Why spend hundreds of dollars for perfume? 1

Answering the Question: Why spend hundreds of dollars for perfume?

Posted on February 12, 2013

As men become bigger consumers of fragrance, they often encounter sticker-shock and a serious question: Why spend hundreds of dollars for perfume?

The newest "must-have" for the rich and famous? Francis Kurkdjian's fragrance for you and only you: Bespoke perfume. For a price. 2

Francis Kurkdjian’s new niche: Bespoke perfume.

Posted on January 7, 2013

The newest “must-have” for the rich and famous? Francis Kurkdjian’s fragrance for you and only you: Bespoke perfume. For a price.

Holiday gift shopping and fragrance: Avoiding the pitfalls. Myths, truths, and our thoughts on making the right purchasing choices. 1

Holiday gift shopping and fragrance: Avoiding the pitfalls.

Posted on December 8, 2012

Holiday gift shopping and fragrance: Avoiding the pitfalls. Myths, truths, and our thoughts on making the right purchasing choices.

Given discussions on the politics of perfume and fragrance, and certain perfume brands and perfumers, here is what you should expect from Scentrist.com. 4

The Politics of Perfume and Fragrance: Scentrist’s view

Posted on September 27, 2012

Given discussions on the politics of perfume and fragrance, and certain perfume brands and perfumers, here is what you should expect from Scentrist.com.

With perfume collecting, not everything is collectable/guaranteed a profit, but there are keys to decide on whether an item will increase in value. 0

Can you predict a collectible fragrance?

Posted on March 27, 2012

With perfume collecting, not everything is collectable/guaranteed a profit, but there are keys to decide on whether an item will increase in value.