I also mentioned my favorite perfumes that I couldn't get anymore. I went looking for Norman Norell’s fragrance. Nobody even knows Norman had a fragrance. He was a huge fashion designer, especially for Hollywood, and he had this amazing perfume. Once he passed away, you just couldn't find it. We couldn't truly re-create it with the candle. We bought three bottles on eBay, but they had all gone bad. But we read all about it, and we took inspiration. We pulled the elements I love: musk, leather, and Jamaica–and that informed everything. There was this one fruit from Jamaica that we explored, the naseberry, which very similar to a pear flavor.
— Grace Jones, on talking to perfumer Jérôme Epinette about her new candle for Boy Smells, Grace. Read more in Grace Jones on Creating Her Debut Scent with Boy Smells at Harper's Bazaar.