The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New York
The Perfect Scent is the thrilling inside story of the global perfume industry, told through two creators working on two very different scents. The first is commissioned by the French luxury brand Hermés, and developed by a perfumer named Jean-Claude Ellena, who begins his search for the scent on the banks of the Nile. The second is a celebrity fragrance, developed in New York by movie star Sarah Jessica Parker and a team of perfumers from a global conglomerate. Chalder Burr, the New York Times's perfume critic, spent a year behind the scenes watching both creators at work. His thrilling narrative follows each scent from the initial concept to the worldwide launch. The Perfect Scent is the story of two daring creators, two very different scents, and a billion-dollar industry that runs on the invisible magic of perfume.
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Review: The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New YorkUser Review - Doreen - Goodreads
I read Chandler Burr's original New Yorker article on Un Jardin Sur Nil when it came out and remember being absolutely fascinated. Mr Burr is an excellent journalist and writer, and he really drew me ... Read full review
Review: The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New YorkUser Review - Christian West - Goodreads
The story alternates between the development of two perfumes; Un Jardin sur le Nil, and Sarah Jessica Parker's Lovely. Un Jardin sur le Nil was developed for Hermès by their new in-house perfumer and ... Read full review