You can't predict who will become obsessed by smell. There are not more women than men. I'd say it's balanced. In fact, the hard-core regulars — we have more men. It's not gay or straight. It's not professional vs. working. What unites everyone is this hard-core fascination with scent.
— Steve Gontarski, the manager of LA's Scent Bar. Read more at The Scents And Sensibility Of LA's Nosy New Perfume Enthusiasts at NPR.