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Blog: The Fragrance of Blood

The Fragrance of Blood ROUGH PERFUME TRADE #1 The Perfume of the Most Primal Liquid — the Scent of the Sanguine (The first of three essays on unusual scent strategies) I pricked my finger while I was sewing a torn shirt, and put the wounded in my mouth, to stop...

Blog: The Scent of the Prisoner

The Concept of the Fragrance — and the Prison. What’s Left in the End of Solitude? Listening to prisoners led Beaux to create perhaps the greatest perfume ever. I listen. I was talking to a prisoner — this, a casual aside — a man who’d...

Blog: Scent and the fragrance of place

Dawn Clark|photo Perfume, memory, sentience and wandering; exploring the fume of an experience. Getting around, wandering, I find myself not infrequently smelling my way through places. Scent is memory; it’s the definition of recollection in experience. You can...