Category: Indult

Indult Reve en Cuir, 2008

Image lifted from Philip-Lorca diCorcia. Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian. Some notes are easier than others.  Not to create, but to accept at face value. Vanilla is one.  People recognize ‘vanilla’, whether it’s a vanilla bean, veratraldehyde or ethyl vanillin.   Leather requires a little more work. ‘Leather’ is more a range of olfactory tones than a specific note that can be emulated. It…