Image, Gregory Crewdson. Perfumer Jean-Paul Guerlain. Chamade captures the olfactory gestalt of Springtime like no other perfume. It smells like fresh stems, flowers, moisture, soil and rot. Succulence and indolence.
(Image lifted from Katerina Plotnikova) Perfumer Ernest Beaux. 1924. Reformulation, Jacques Polge. 2007. Most of what has been written on classical perfumery falls into three categories: the description, the tribute and