Brides and grooms, for Estée Lauder Beautiful Belle Love.
[DS & Durga's David] Moltz believes that one of the biggest mistakes customers can make is choosing a perfume that everyone else is wearing and thinking it’s cool. Instead he advises wearing a sample for ten minutes in the store and listening to your gut before making a purchase.
— Ten minutes, really? Read more at Musician-turned-perfumer David Seth Moltz recommends wearing a fragrance for 10 mins before buying it at The Economic Times.
Guerlain perfumer Thierry Wasser, in Tunisia to talk about neroli.
[Chanel perfumer Olivier] Polge says he bears sustainability practices in mind “more than ever” when creating perfume. In the fields, there is the specific regeneration of bulbs – kept from one year to another (for tuberose, specifically), maintaining the water source with a specific irrigation system, while consumption is constantly monitored. In the Chanel factories, where essential oils are extracted via gentle steam distillation, sustainable energy sources are prioritised and monitored.
— Read more at From flower to fragrance: the craftsmanship of a Chanel perfume at Harper's Bazaar.