Where has your scent transported you?

Fragrance Quotation Thursday: Happiness Edition Posted on 6 Jun 12:49 , 0 comments

manoj079 Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on someone without getting some on yourself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Loving this quote this week. Which perfumes make you happiest?

Fragrance Quotation Thursday Posted on 9 May 12:07 , 0 comments

“When nothing else subsists from the past, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered...the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls...bearing resiliently, on tiny and almost impalpable drops of their essence, the immense edifice of memory” ― Marcel Proust

Best Bet: Fragrance Literature Posted on 24 Apr 11:12 , 0 comments

With Amazon at our fingertips, it's easier than ever to discover a whole new assortment of things to watch, read, and add to our wish lists. As avid fragrance lovers, we here at Nomaterra have taken it upon ourselves to discover some of the finest books about fragrances around. Read on for to find out what we'll be bringing along to the beach this summer!     Perfumes: The A to Z Guide By Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez; This fantastic tome provides reviews of over a thousand fragrances, as well as a section answering perfume FAQs and a guide about how to purchase your next perfume.   The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry In Paris and New York By Chandler Burr; This book follows the creation of two different perfumes: Un Jardin Sur le Nil by Hermès and Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker. Be sure to pick this up if you've always wanted to know how exactly the stuff in the bottle came to be.   Reeking Havoc: Unauthorized Story of Giorgio By Steve Ginsberg; The Unauthorized Story of Giorgio tells the tale of Giorgio, a perfume created by Fred and Gale Hayman which took the world by storm. Americans spent $70 million on this perfume when it was first released, and its release caused quite the stir in the perfume world.  Pick this up for a tale of scandal, glamour, and a look at just how intoxicating perfume can be.  

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