Category: Zoologist Perfumes

Zoologist Perfumes Macaque, 2016

Perfumer Sarah McCartney. Victor Wong has used a model of art direction to build the Zoologist Perfumes line. As the brand’s owner and artistic director Wong commissions work from independent perfumers and collaborates with them to shape the perfumes. I’m interested in commissioned work because it allows an artist to step outside of herself to try on a new persona/style.…

Zoologist Perfumes Beaver(s)

Zoologist Perfumes recently reformulated Beaver, one of the trio of perfumes that launched the brand. How they went about it is both novel and unexpected. The chief reasons for reformulation are cost savings and restrictions on materials. Changes to perfume formulae are most often done covertly and then denied by the perfume industry. Beaver makes the case that changing a perfume to…