Report on May 2017 Perfumery Course (3)
USA. Sales Executive
Since I was young, I was aware of scents and how they made me feel. Later in life I learned that scents are connected to memory.
My maternal grandfather was a florist and mother was a gardener. I grew up around these smells. I also played with chemistry sets and loved mixing things to create chemical reactions and delight a small audience.
As i got older I developed a curiosity about perfume. That curiosity turned into an obsession. Since moving to New York I visited shops that sell interesting niche and vintage perfumes and the perfume buyer in one of those shops recommended some blogs. From one blog in particular, Kafkaesque, I read in detail about the perfume course in Italy, given by Abdes-Salaam Attar of La Via Profumo (“the Way of perfume”). Until this time I had not considered a path of making perfumes. Read more