Reserved

"Autumn storm is the name given by Jacques Fath to the very short haircut he created for his fetish model Bettina, so that she looks “divine”. Her style was naturalness, freshness and allure. These elements are represented through a strong, dominant note of Sandalwood, which has great intensity and soft creamy facets. It opens with... Continue Reading →

Alcoholic Spirits Atomized

PROST! This month's One Note Wonders is a focus on the Boozy side of perfume. Alcoholic spirits are rising and we tried our best to capture something from most categories that found their way to our studio. Some of these may be quite intoxicating, but I assure you, that whether in moderation or full tilt,... Continue Reading →

Just Add Rum

"Wind caresses on the face, marine notes in the air, sensations of freedom and exaltation. Curacao Bay is a voyage to the blue horizon. The natural Grey Amber infusion, rare, with the iodine facets, confers to this perfume a truly warm oceanic cocktail of scents." Click Play, to hear my thoughts on this one. HouseJacques... Continue Reading →

The Spectrum of Vetiver

"Jacques Fath liked to wear as trench a Loden jacket, emblematic of this period and usually in dark green color. He also used this particular, warm and strong woolen fabric to create dresses. The perfumer has recreated this contrasted sensation, both bristly and protective by using vetiver, a root with a very intense and solid... Continue Reading →

Best of 2020

2020. What can be said about this year? Lots, yes. Despite all the goings-on (good + bad) I managed to put my nose through the paces, and sprayed a heck of a lot of fragrances in the studio. There were a lot of good olfactory sensations in the air that did not make this list,... Continue Reading →

Lilac Personified

THE LILAC (r)EVOLUTION: “Lilas Exquis is a reference to one of the designer’s favorite color and flower. Even if it gives the impression of a delicate harmony, the sensations go crescendo. Lilas Exquis is an unexpected fragrance, playful but above all very surprising, rebel on the head with a green side on the opening which... Continue Reading →

Cool, Calm, Collected

"A mythical fragrance. A timeless and elegant freshness. Created in 1946 by perfumer Vincent Roubert, Green Water is classified as a modern fragrance. In 2016, Parfums Jacques Fath with the fine sensibility of Cecile Zarokian, re-habilitated noble ingredients such as large quantities of Neroli into this complex scent. A distinctive composition with fresh and clean... Continue Reading →

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