“By definition, our craft as perfumers is deeply linked with nature,” [perfumer Aurélien] Guichard says. “It’s in our philosophy to preserve what inspires us and provides us with our ingredients.”
He feels “it’s the perfumer’s responsibility to carefully source the ingredients that will enter the formulas”. Ergo, Guichard both grows his own perfume plants using organic, cruelty-free and sustainable methods of production, and collaborates with partners whose social and environmental behaviour is on par.
— Read more in Sustainable perfumes: What sustainability in fragrance really means – and how to shop for scents consciously at Harper's Bazaar.