Keiko Mecheri’s Bespoke Collection
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Keiko Mecheri’s Bespoke Collection

I had the good fortune of meeting last night the legendary Keiko Mecheri, at MiN New York.  Although she now calls California home, Mecheri’s Japanese ancestry comes through clearly in her self-effacing and friendly demeanor.  Mecheri studied graphic design at UCLA, and from that training she learned that a work of art is never created … Continue reading

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A New, Noisier Way of Writing – from the New York Times

Anand Giridharadas writes in the New York Times about how the digital age has changed the pace of writing.  His thoughts are very much in line with my own thoughts about perfume blogging and online sources of information about perfumes.  Fascinating read! You can read the article by clicking here. Question for all of you … Continue reading

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For the Love of Perfume: Blogging and its discontents
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For the Love of Perfume: Blogging and its discontents

Full disclosure: I am an amateur enthusiast of perfume on Stage 3 of NST’s brilliantly described progression of perfumania. In my short time as a blogger, I have encountered questions such as are there too many of them, are bloggers just diletantes seeking monetary or critical fame, are they using the platform towards means that … Continue reading

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The social significance of perfume: Introduction

Denyse Beaulieu interviews Antoine Lie on her fantastic blog, Grain de musc. Monsieur Lie has created scents for Burberry, Calvin Klein, Givenchy, Comme des Garçons and other titans of the perfume world.  Beaulieu invites Lie to speak about Sécrétions Magnifiques, a fragrance he created for the iconoclastic house of État Libre d’Orange that is one of … Continue reading

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