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Carlos Huber, Founder of Artiquiste

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Carlos Huber, Founder of Artiquiste

Provenance: Born and raised in Mexico City Where do you live now? New York Fragrance philosophy in a nutshell: Fragrance can transport you to another place in time… Favorite note in the world? Orange blossom absolute Least favorite scent? Grapefruit essential oil If you could choose one baby, what is the fragrance you are most proud of? I think my best work is yet to come, but if I had to choose one scent from my collection that made me the proudest it would have to be NANBAN. What did you have for breakfast this morning? Lucky Charms!!! What does...

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Shoval Shavit Shapiro, Founder of Amkiri Visual Fragrance

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Shoval Shavit Shapiro, Founder of Amkiri Visual Fragrance

Name: Shoval Shavit Shapiro Provenance: Tel Aviv Where do you live now? Between Tel Aviv’s coast and NYC’s urban jungle. Fragrance philosophy in a nutshell: Why wear fragrance that disappears when you can wear fragrance that can be seen? Favorite note in the world? I love mineral notes, petrichor in the air, cool notes like spearmint, and the smell of the Mediterranean Sea. Least favorite scent? If it’s too fruity, or too sweet, it’s not for me. If you could choose one baby, what is the fragrance you are most proud of? Our very first, The AMKIRI Original Visual Fragrance™️....

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Ludmila Bitar, Creative Director of Ideo Parfumeurs

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Ludmila Bitar, Creative Director of Ideo Parfumeurs

Provenance: France-Algeria-Lebanon Where do you live now? Lyon and Beirut, and airports/train stations/in cabs. I travel a lot to develop my company Fragrance philosophy in a nutshell: It’s about small but regular steps for positive changes. Favorite note in the world? Powdery ingredients, all of them. Least favorite scent? Fruity notes (watermelon, red fruits)…not possible, no way! If you could choose one baby, what is the fragrance you are most proud of? Come on, I can’t choose between my children. I can choose between the inspirations to create them: It is Malika’s Temptation story inspired by women and how they...

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Olivia Bransbourg, Founder of Sous Le Manteau

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Olivia Bransbourg, Founder of Sous Le Manteau

Provenance: France Where do you live now? New York Fragrance philosophy in a nutshell: “Would you rather seduce or be seduced?” Favorite note in the world? Like in music, it changes every day. Today it’s vanilla. Least favorite scent? I can’t think of any. There is always an aspect that intrigues me. As long as it isn’t too fruity. If you could choose one baby, what is the fragrance you are most proud of? With Sous le Manteau, definitely Vapeurs Diablotines. Love at first try. Complex and intriguing. Fiery and addictive. What did you have for breakfast this morning? Homemade juice with raw beetroot, celery,...

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Chantal Roos, Master Perfumer of Roos & Roos

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Chantal Roos, Master Perfumer of Roos & Roos

Where do you live now: Paris, France Favorite note: Patchouli Least favorite note: Hot milk. If you could choose one baby, what is the fragrance you are most proud of? Issey Miyake Eau d’ Issey. Breakfast this morning: Tea, fruit, soy yogurt and whole wheat bread. Your home smells like: Clean, wood, and leather. What fragrance do you wear: Bloody Rose by Roos & Roos. First fragrance you owned: Hermès Calèche. What fragrance(s) did your parent(s) wear? My mother wore Guerlain Jicky and my father wore Old Spice. What inspires your bottle design: Femininity, roundness, and generosity. Most nostalgic scent;...

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