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May 24, 2019


Berlin has a blossoming fragrance scene that, in my opinion, is characterised by experimentation and personalisation. From new interpretations of old flowers as in Urban Scent’s Desert Rose, to bespoke fragrances at Harry Lehmann, a perfumery time capsule that dates b...

May 18, 2019

Coming back from a holiday is usually a bit of a bummer but today my spirits were lifted by a new discovery box from The Perfume Society. This limited edition Niche Collection is my favorite box yet as it’s chock full of wonderful niche fragrances that are right up my...

October 29, 2018

The first time I went upstate was with some friends from NYU. We decided we wanted to get out of the city so we rented a cabin, hired a car, and headed for the countryside. We stopped at local markets along the way, bought fresh produce, maple syrup, and pumpkins, and...

October 11, 2018

I’ve been having a lot of fun playing around with all the samples I received at The Beautiful Mind Series event with The Perfume Society at Jovoy Mayfair last month. 

The Escentric Molecules discovery set was included in the gift bag and those have been my favorite frag...

August 30, 2018

Sunday Afternoons in Montauk is the first in a new line of travel-inspired candles I like to call #smellyplaces. I've spent quite a bit of time in Montauk over the years and it began to feel like a second home to me while I was living in New York City. This candle is a...

December 22, 2017

The holiday gift-giving season is upon us. So if you’re wondering what to get that fragrance/candle-lover in your life and feeling a bit unsure about picking one particular scent lest they detest it, a fragrant gift set is a perfect solution. They will get a little bit...

December 8, 2017

Nothing gets you in the Christmas spirit like the smell of fresh pine and winter spices.  So crank up the Christmas carols, put some decorations on the tree, and light these candles to get your holiday season off to a festive start.

1. Dipt...

December 1, 2017

Nothing counteracts the cold of winter like a hot shower or bath.  Next time add a warm scented soap to make the experience even cosier. These are a few of my favorites.

1. Korres – Vanilla Freesia Lychee shower gel

Korres Vanilla Freesia Lychee shower gel has a rich, wa...

November 22, 2017

I love Thanksgiving because I love cooking and I love eating and it’s an entire holiday centered around cooking and eating…And watching a giant parade…and spending time with family…but mostly cooking and eating!

According to the Oxford dictionary, a gourmand is a person...

November 20, 2017

I am pleased to share that I will be part of a group exhibition that opens at the Crypt Gallery in London this Friday, the 24th of November.  My work for the show is based on stacks of stones that I noticed at temples when I was in Kyoto last summer for an artist resid...

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Perfume Pervert is run by Michelle von Mandel, an Olfactory Artist currently living and working in London.  She has a BA from New York University and an MA from Central Saint Martins.  Michelle has a great appreciation of all things smelly and she continues to make work that explores different aspects of the sense of smell.

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