Subliminal Vetiver

IN B/W + GREEN: "Masque Milano has gained a well-earned reputation as a launching pad for young talent- a brand that takes chances on up-and-coming noses and gives them the freedom to discover their creative voices. So when they met IFF trainee Fanny Bal, apprenticing under the legendary Dominique Ropion, and heard of her facility... Continue Reading →

Above The Clouds, Into The Light

"A dream. A flower, with an incredibly intense smell. And huge, humongous. Not a normal flower, one that you can find on earth. This flower was emitting a surprisingly bright light. As the time passed by, and the light grew even more dazzling, the flower starts melting, dripping like honey from a rich and mellow... Continue Reading →

Cafe Elixir

DRINK IT IN: "Stopping at the legendary tearoom – like famous artists and fashion designers did since the turn of the XX Century – means turning back time, bringing back sweet memories that the talented Fanny Bal (the nose behind the creation of Madeleine) skillfully managed to capture in a sweet floral creation that will... 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 →

EP 74: Off The Grid

MANCAVE REINVENTED: This is not about glamping, though it's not roughing it either. There's something overtly masculine in this "testosteronic" gem. One of the headturners for me this year Montecristo from the Italian house of Masque Milano has a rugged, resinous appeal with so much else going on. This will grab ya by the...... OriginItalyRating93%SourceLuckyscent.comSoundtrackEmotone... Continue Reading →

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