We already posted a short spot for the limited edition Highlands collection from Jo Malone. In this longer piece, Céline Roux, plus perfumers Anne Flipo, Marie Salamagne and Yann Vasnier, talk about the four fragrances.
Gallivant Accra ~ new fragrance
London-based niche line Gallivant will launch Accra, the latest in their series of “urban exploration” fragrances, next week. (Amsterdam has been discontinued to “make way” for Accra…)
Wednesday scent of the day 6/7
It’s Hump Day and National Chocolate Ice Cream Day. RIP Astrud Gilberto. Birthdays: Beau Brummell, Elizabeth Bowen, Gwendolyn Brooks, Dean Martin, Tom Jones, Liam Neeson, Louise Erdrich, Prince. What fragrance are you wearing?
I’m taking community project points (and bonus points) in Hermès Eau de Néroli Doré.
Reminder: on 6/9 we’re doing Adjectives Friday…
Consolidate their odor memories
A team of biomedical researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, San Jose State University and the University of Pennsylvania has found that nematodes need sleep in order to consolidate their odor memories by remapping olfactory synapses. In the study, reported in Cell, the group studied nematodes and the behavior of synapses during sleep.
— Read more in Experiments with nematodes find they need a nap to consolidate odor memories at Phys.org.
The spot for Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Media Cologne Forte.