As part of a service for one client, I’m regularly contributing content to Riddle Magazine. This month is all about the renaissance of wet shaving, and how guys are taking time with their grooming routines. Read The Wet Shave.
As is now an annual tradition, we look back at our favourite launches or discoveries from the past year over at Basenotes. For me, my favourite discovery was the gardens at Art et Parfums, which I was lucky enough to visit back in early September. Sadly, the legendary lily of the valley from which Roudnitska […]
In celebration of Francis Kurkdjian’s Twenty years of perfume poetry, I took a look back at some of his greatest hits over the years, his best perfumes for Basenotes. Since writing the article, I’ve also had the pleasure of sniffing Baccarat Rouge 540 – a fragrance that had it already passed my nose, would have […]
Back in August, I went along to the Avery Perfume Gallery’s 5th Birthday Celebrations, and wrote about it for Basenotes. Since then I was fortunate enough to smell all of the exciting new launches under the Intertrade banner at Pitti Fragranze13. Keep your nose peeled for the newly relaunched Andree Putman collection, my personal highlight […]
My latest piece for Basenotes, a summary of Sophia Grojsman’s most influential and bestselling fragrances, is now online. You can read the article here.
My latest piece for The Drink Factory, on the wondrous Vanillin – the most ubiquitous synthetic material of perfumery and flavour, is now online. Read Perfumery Parallels by Nick Gilbert and let me know your favourite vanilla fragrance.
I was asked by Unfold London to give my recommendations for spring scents from some of the newest niche and mainstream fragrances to hit the market. Read Top 5 Scents for Spring and let me know what you think of my choices.
Happy New Year! I hope it’s a fragrant, successful year for all. 2014 was full of ups and downs for me personally, and I’ve been thrilled to work with some fantastic brands over the past 12 months, and look forward to continuing to do so into 2015. As is now tradition, Grant over at Basenotes […]
My first post for The Drink Factory is now up over on their blog: a brief look at violets, L’Heure Bleue, and Aviation cocktails.
Four years ago today, my scented partner in crime Thomas (aka The Candy Perfume Boy) and I started @FragrantReviews. The concept is simple: fit a descriptive review into 140 characters, with a star rating. In the time since, we’ve amassed over 700 reviews, 3000+ followers, and better still: we have both been able to improve as writers […]