Category: Hendley Perfumes

Hendley Perfumes Gia, 2015

Perfumer Hans Hendley The roaring 1920s and the disco 1970s were both known for hedonism. Fashion and style were considered reflections of character and self-expression kicked caution to the curb. Whether in speakeasies or Studio 54, theatricality and acting out were considered paramount to self-realization. Bathtub gin or blow. Flappers or disco queens. If it feels good, do it. Economic…

Hendley Perfumes Bourbon, 2015

  Perfumer Hans Hendley We’re approaching a bubble. Or we’re already in one—bubbles are notoriously identified after the fact. The Perfume Bubble has all the features of previous speculative bubbles, from the Dutch Tulip Crisis in the 17th century to the Housing Market Crash of 2008. It even follows the five stages: 1) Displacement, or New Paradigm. (Independent Perfumery) 2)…

Hendley Perfumes Rosenthal, 2015

Perfumer Hans Hendley Rosenthal is an interesting challenge. It’s a new perfumer’s entry into a well-travelled genre. It’s a big, boozy rose, in the same broad woody rose category as the rose chypres,¬†florientals and woody florals. Artisanal perfumery brings a new perspective to the table. Small-batch extractions of materials, inventive methods and ‘outside the box’ approaches ignore the boundaries of…