Friendship is always based on trust and being comfortable with another; so for me, sandalwood has this warmth that brings everything together. Saffron also comes to mind. It reminds me of my favorite comfort foods, like saffron risotto. I find it very endearing and genuine; it provides this genuine warmth of another that makes you feel close to that individual.
— Fragrance designer Raymond Matts on the smell of friendship; read more in For This Fragrance Designer, Friendship Smells Like Saffron at The Cut.