Category: Vero Profumo

Vero Profumo Rozy Extrait, 2015

Perfumer Vero Kern. Vero Kern is known for using three versions of a perfume in order to express a concept in its entirety. The three concentrations are exceptionally detailed and finished, yet considered together, they allow you to contemplate more fully the meaning of the perfume. Each fragrance is a fully executed idea and the choice is yours to select the ‘Goldilocks’…

Vero Profumo Onda Extrait, 2007

Perfumer Vero Kern, 2007. Aesthetics might be shared but beauty is experienced personally. Discussions of aesthetics often lead to unanswerable questions on the nature of attraction, absolutes and subjectivity. Onda’s contribution to the debate is to show where the discussion takes place. Wearing Onda shows you that beauty is experienced at the limits. Simple ease and comfort might be found without…

Vero Profumo Kiki Voile d’Extrait, 2013

The ability to break perfume down into notes and ingredients is highly valued among perfume fans. It is understood to indicate a discerning nose and is often used to distinguish the cognoscenti from the overwashed masses. Unfortunately, it is unduly valued and can impede enjoyment and a better understanding  of perfume for the wearer. This misconception is one of the side-effects of…

Vero Profumo Onda Eau de Parfum, 2010

Monsters frighten us for the way they tell us about ourselves. Don’t doubt it, Onda is a monster. Vero Kern plucks specific and unexpected descriptors from each of her component pieces. Vetiver (salt lick), passionfruit (floral rot), ginger (sand-paper), honey (musky sharpness), woods (dust). Using these disparate pieces Kern composes a perfectly poised perfume that I could never have dreamed of. It’s…

Vero Profumo .rozy Voile d’Extrait, 2014

Perfumery gets away with a lot. It can tell you quite a bit if you’re listening, but because it can’t be pinned down to any literal meaning, it appears entirely subjective. It’s the ongoing problem of scent and language. Because we can’t express clearly to others what we smell, we confuse the personal for the subjective. Scent doesn’t convey a…