It would be a sticky vanilla, the smell of people’s breath when they’re smoking. I can’t bear that smell, and I can’t bear the smell of wet washing once it has dried and it’s gone stale. Those three together would be the worst smell. They actually make the hairs on my neck stand up.
— Jo Malone on the worst smells. Read more in Jo Malone Loves the Smell of Elephants at The Cut.