It’s hard to believe that Cosmoprof NA happened at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas over a week ago! We returned home to NYC with lots of great memories, new friends, and a renewed passion for artisanal fragrances and the talented people who create them. All of the amazing brands we hand-picked for our Discover Scent area brought innovative ideas to the rapidly-evolving niche fragrance industry. You can read more about them on Colognoisseur – our good friend Mark Behnke’s genius blog that delves deep. Meanwhile, here are some of our favorite moments of Discover Scent. (Click the images for details!)
We can’t wait to return to Cosmoprof NA for our second year curating Discover Scent! We’ve got some great fragrance brands joining us, and the Colognoisseur himself, Mark Behnke, will also be accompanying us to share his vast and unique perfume perceptions!
We’ll be at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from Sunday, July 24 – Tuesday, July 26. If you’re attending Cosmoprof, please stop by Booth DS-16 and say hi!
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Demeter Fragrance Library Caipirinha Cologne Spray will be on its way!
We were lucky enough to score last-minute tickets to Broadway’s Hamilton a few weeks ago. It was a life-changing experience, and we can’t stop vibrating! The show inspired us in so many ways, including wondering what fragrances the characters would wear. Here are our scentful musings. Talk less, spritz more!
Alexander Hamilton: John Varvatos Dark Rebel – He’s young, scrappy and fragrant and he’s not throwing away his shot. Or his cologne… the Schuyler sisters really dig it.
Aaron Burr: Chanel Egoiste – He wanted to be in the room where it happened, but he wasn’t invited. And he’s pissed. Burr spritzed first!
Marquis de Lafayette: Caron L’Anarchiste – Dreaming of life without a monarchy, he’s looking for revolution and revelation on two continents. And a classic French Eau de Cologne with citrus and lavender.
King George: Creed Royal Water – Oceans rise, empires fall, but his loyal, royal subjects have had enough of him. Luckily he still smells fab. Awesome. Wow.
Sniffapalooza kicked off the start of summer with our latest Demeter Fragrance Library Personal Blending Master Class! Demeter CEO & Perfumer Mark Crames enthralled us with interesting brand and scent stories. The conversation flowed with thought-provoking questions & answers, followed by a much-anticipated scent blending session.
Delicious miniature cupcake bites, Baked by Melissa, were a welcome treat with an icy cold beverage. Everyone enjoyed spritzing, sniffing, and blending the fragrance notes to create a unique summer scent. We each received a deluxe sample of as-yet-unreleased Caipirinha – a delicious scent based on Brazil’s national cocktail.
Want to win your own Caipirinha cologne spray? Just leave a comment below and tell us about your favorite summer scent. One winner will be chosen at random on Friday, July 1. US Only. Good Luck!