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The Glorious Scent of Summer, according to Louis Vuitton’s Master Perfumer

Louis Vuitton is one of the oldest and most prestigious fashion brands in the world that has a history of more than 150 years. It one of the world’s most valuable luxuries brands and has over 450 stores all over the world in around 50 countries. Louis Vuitton sells shoes, iconic bags, and luggage, clothes, and perfume to name a few of its main

products. The perfume department of Louis Vuitton sells some of the best perfumes in the world and Jacques Cavallier Belletrud is the leading master perfumer at Louis Vuitton. Louis Vuitton has introduced the Les Colognes range of perfumes that showcase the glorious scent of summer and is inspired the American west coasts especially the state of California. The following are some of the details about this new range of perfumes:
California as an Inspiration

California is known for its long coastline and sunny beaches. It is the place where beach boys and girls in glorious bikinis look to catch the next wave in the summer months relaxingly spent on the beach. The Les Colognes range of perfumes is designed by Louis Vuitton is such a way that it captures the essence of California. The long Pacific Coast Highway, the stylish convertible cars, the flowers, plants, and the desert all play a role and are the inspiration behind these perfumes. There are three perfumes in the collection – Sun Song, Cactus Garden and Afternoon Swim depicting the Californian summer in a great way.

The Les Colognes Range by Louis Vuitton

The sun, the sky, the cars, the beautiful beaches, the gardens, and the Pacific Ocean are all inspiration for the Les Colognes range by Louis Vuitton. The raw materials, fruits, herbs, leaves and flowers used to make these perfumes have been sourced from all over the world. Alex Israel is a famous multimedia artist and filmmaker and Louis Vuitton hired this artist to design the artwork and colors for each of the three perfumes. Yellow was picked for the perfume Sun Song, the Green for Cactus Garden and Blue for Afternoon Swim. This is a new range of perfumes designed in 2019 and is ideal for the summer months.

Louis Vuitton Les Colognes – Sun Song

The first perfume in this collection is the Sun Song perfume which showcases the sunny landscapes of this region and a clean, fresh and floral perfume. It is a perfect perfume for the season and has a vivid scent ideal for the summer. It is made by using a composition of orange blossoms, citron, and musks and is great for regular use or for a vacation to a beach destination in the summer months. This is a unisex perfume and the fragrance is created by perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud for Louis Vuitton.

Louis Vuitton Les Colognes – Cactus Garden

Another perfume for the Les Colognes range is the Cactus Garden perfume. This perfume is another Unisex perfume by Jacques Cavallier Belletrud and it is known for the leafy aroma of yerba mate. It also has strong notes of Calabrian bergamot and has bursts of lemongrass. It has a tropic forest yet desert-style scent to it perfect for the summer and a great depiction of California. It has a beautiful fresh tea-like and orange fragrance that makes it a perfect summery fragrance that works well with the season.

Louis Vuitton Les Colognes – Afternoon Swim

The whole experience of this perfume called Afternoon Swim is the concept of plunging into the ocean and a day by the beach. It is a perfume designed to capture the essence of a sunny holiday. Orange, bergamot, mandarin gives it a strong citrus note and this is another fresh fragrance designed for Louis Vuitton by Jacques Cavallier Belletrud. This is a fresh unisex perfume that showcases the feel of an endless summer on the Californian coast. Afternoon Swim is a wonderful perfume ideal for casual outings in the summer.

Louis Vuitton is one of the best brands in the world and these perfumes are available all over the world. Louis Vuitton is a premiere and expensive brand and always uses the best raw materials and process for all their products. Louis Vuitton perfumes have been popular for decades and Louis Vuitton’s new Les Colognes range of perfumes look quite exciting for the summer.…

Boulder Perfumer Creates Scent Culture Wins for Colorado

Perfume making is a science as well as an art and many people look for local unique perfumes that are not generic and have a rare and pleasurable scent. Many people tend to buy popular perfumes like Miss Dior and Channel No. 5 but buying perfumes from world-class perfumers who sell locally is always a great option. One of the top perfumers in America is Spencer Hurwitz. Dawn Spencer Hurwitz is the owner of DSH Perfumes and has had a nearly 30-year career in perfume making. She has made thousands of perfumes over the years and has a loyal clientele looking for top perfumes made of natural ingredients. This perfumer resides in Boulder Colorado but has won many international perfume awards and is famous all over the world.

 

The Essential Studio

Spencer Hurwitz is a synesthete which is a rare sensory ability that makes her see colors when she smells fragrances. This pioneer of American Indie Perfumery can smell perfume and determine the various ingredients that have been added to make the perfume as she has made thousands of perfumes in her career. The Essence Studio is a small brick storefront located on North Broadway in Boulder Colorado. The store is designed in such a way that it has a vintage vibe with a beautiful overhead chandelier, a green vintage couch and is a completely different type of store than an average departmental store that sells perfume. Tourists not just from various states in America but from places like Belgium visit the store especially to buy the various types of perfumes sold at the store. Spencer Hurwitz personally harvests the botanicals that are needed for the perfumes and the essential oils are distilled by Eric Bresselsmith.

Clientele and Internships

The store has had a loyal clientele for decades. Recently Spencer Hurwitz created a perfume which had been discontinued especially for a client in her 90s who used to use it when she was a girl. The Essence Studio is very famous and the clientele is not restricted to locals from Boulder but also tourists visiting Boulder from all over the world. The clientele includes documentary filmmakers, writers, and artists and many noted personalities from all over the world. Over the last few decades, many famous people have done internships at the store including former costume designer Amber Jobin who is now an award-winning perfumer in Denver.
Colorado – An Award-Winning Perfume by Spencer Hurwitz

American Perfumer asked Spencer Hurwitz to create a scent that captures the culture and spirit of the state of Colorado. A scent called Colorado was created by Spencer Hurwitz and this scent has become very popular and was given the Golden Pear award at the 6th Annual Art and Olfaction Award in Amsterdam. The perfume has a musky and clean scent which includes many types of ingredients that are found in the state of Colorado. The perfume became so popular that the limited edition batch was sold out and there are talks about a second batch of the famous perfume. Some enthusiasts could also get a whiff of the perfume at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s “Museum After Dark: Perception” exhibit gala.

Famous Perfumes by Spencer Hurwitz

Besides Colorado, there are many other perfumes that have been made by this perfumer that have become very popular all over the country. This includes Wild Coyote which is made primarily by using the famous Ylang Ylang flower. Other notes in this perfume include magnolia, yellow orchids, jasmine, golden champaca, frankincense, sandalwood, and vanilla. Another top perfume from this brand is the Avocado Toast. As the name suggests this perfume is created to pay homage to the famous Avocado Toast which is a popular breakfast and brunch item these days. This perfume scent was considered a Hipster Skin Scent as it is a fresh, creamy and juicy scent with a toasty warm caramelization complimentary vibe to it. It also has notes of coffee and earl grey tea that is often had with Avocado Toast for breakfast in the morning.

Perfumes are generally created using fruits and plants but perfume is not just about the ingredients but about creating a story and inspiration that reminds people wearing the perfume about something special. Spencer Hurwitz is a top perfume maker in America and has been influential in the indie perfumery scene in the country.…

Father’s Day Fragrance Gift Ideas Buy Dad Scent Story

Father’s Day is an important holiday and a great time for parents and children to spend time together and appreciate fathers in the family. It is ridiculously hard to shop for men and even harder to shop for fathers. One of the time tested gift is perfumes as a Father’s Day gift. Perfumes are classic, useful and can even be considered as a stylish gift for dads all over the world. There are many international luxury brands that sell different types of men’s perfumes which are designed using various ingredients and one perfume can smell very different from another. The scent can be chosen based on personal favorite fragrances and perfumers always believe that there should be a story attached to the gift making the perfume extra special.

Perfumes as Gifts

Different types of perfumes appeal differently to men based on their personalities and personal choice. Some perfumes are legendary and many famous personalities have used them and also there are many interesting back-stories to many perfumes. Choosing a perfume with great history and back story which most fathers will love for Father’s Day is a good choice. For example, giving a special perfume for father’s Day that was the first perfume designed for men is a great idea. The following are some of the Best Perfumes that can be gifted to fathers on Father’s Day:

Top Perfumes as Father’s Day Gifts

Caron- Pour Un Homme

This is a masculine fragrance which was launched in 1934 and was one of the first men’s perfumes marketed on the planet. This perfume is made by using different plant extracts and essential fragrances. Some of the main ingredients and notes included in this perfume include lavender, rosemary, bergamot, and lemon. It also includes base notes of vanilla, tonka, musk, and moss. This is a great fragrance for men popular for more than half a century and clary sage, rose, rosewood and cedar woods are also included in this fragrance and are a top choice for a Father’s Day gift.
Comme Des Garcon- Odeur 53

Comme Des Garcon is a famous perfume company and Odeur 53 is a famous men’s perfume by this brand. This is a great fragrance for men and is part of the Anti-Perfume series by this brand. It has very non-traditional fragrance notes including fragrances like metal, sans dunes, nail polish, and even burnt rubber to name a few. The name of the perfume is Odeur 53 because it has 53 different fragrances and notes that combine together to form a really good perfume for men making it perfect for Father’s Day.
Beaufort London – 1805 Tonnerre

Beaufort London is a perfume brand in the United Kingdom and the 1805 Tonnerre which is a leading perfume for men from this brand. It is part of their famous “Come Hell or High Water” collection. 1805 Tonnerre is available in a stylish masculine bottle and is perfect as a Father’s Day gift. Some of the notes and ingredients are part of this fragrance and the top notes are lime, smoke, and gunpowder making it a very masculine fragrance. It also has notes of brandy, amber, fir balsam and cedar wood. It is a reasonably priced perfume, perfect for a luxurious Father’s Day gift idea.

Dior – Eau Sauvage

Dior is a famous international fashion brand and has many iconic perfumes part of their perfume department. One of the best perfumes for men created by Dior is the Dior Eau Sauvage. This perfume is perfect for men and it is the first men’s perfume by the iconic Christian Dior brand. Dior launched this perfume in the 1960s and it is a great choice for a Father’s Day gift. Some of the notes and fragrances in the perfume include lemon, bergamot, cumin, rosemary, jasmine, and musk to name a few.

Creed – Green Irish Tweed

Launched in the 1980s this is a great masculine fragrance. Main fragrances and notes in this perfume are verbena and lemon. It also has many other ingredients like a violet leaf, Mysore sandalwood, iris, and ambergris. It is an iconic macho perfume perfect as a gift to fathers on Father’s Day.
Father’s Day is a special day for not just dads but for the entire family. It is difficult to buy the perfect gifts for men, especially for dads. Father’s Day perfume gift is one of the easiest gifts to buy and also a perfectly useful gift for dads.…

Fragrant Remedies

Essential Oils and fragrances are used for a variety of different applications. Essential oils are made by using natural oils that are available in various plants and trees all over the world. There is a process by which the oils are extracted and separated from the water component of the plants and these essential oils are sold all over the world and are used for different applications. There are many uses of different types of essential oils and they can be used as a medicine, to heal, as home remedies for various maladies, for personal care and grooming, and also for household applications. Essential oils can be extracted from various parts of a plant and throughout history; these oils have been very useful in daily lives. The following are a few essential oils and its uses as remedies for different types of problems mentioned above:

Remedies from Essential Oils

Bergamot Oil

Nowadays, good mental health has become an important aspect of overall well being. Bergamot oil is an essential oil that is used to cure depression, anxiety, stress and helps reduce the pressures of life on human beings. Stomach pain is a major problem for many people and there are many stomach related illness that can be reduced or cured using Bergamot Oil. This improves the whole system of the stomach and also stops bacteria from growing in the stomach. It reduces chronic stomach pain and improves the overall health of the stomach.

Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is not just used as a fragrance but also as oil for aromatherapy and massage therapy. It is used as a solvent for oil paintings and has many medicinal purposes as well. Lavender oil has been used for thousands of years in different applications and it is a natural home remedy for many ailments. Lavender oil is an antidepressant; it fights cancer, and also fights germs and has antimicrobial properties. Lavender oil is also used for reducing acne, eczema, dry skin, and also reduces freckles. Lavender also helps lighten the skin tone, heals wounds, and is extensively used for aromatherapy and also used by top masseuses for stress- relieving massages.

Patchouli Oil

The Patchouli Oil is extracted from the patchouli plant which is part of the deadnettle or mint family of plants. It is very fragrant oil and besides the use as fragrances, it is also used to get rid of pests in the household. Patchouli Oil has many medicinal properties. It takes care of different types of skin problems, helps in cell restoration, reduces the appearance of scars, protects from aging of the skin, and heals chaffing and dermatitis of skin. It helps fight depression, inflammation, eliminates bad odor, stimulates blood circulation, and also helps in reducing fever.

Ylang Ylang Oil

Ylang Ylang Oil is a top essential oil and has been used for many medicinal properties especially in Asia. Ylang Ylang Oil is used as an antidepressant and also has many healing properties including relieving stress. Besides using this essential oil as a fragrant or as aromatherapy oil, it is also used as a sedative, it is good for the nervous system, and is also an aphrodisiac. It lowers blood pressure, fights infections, relieves spasms, and this is a great essential oil for strong and healthy hair.

Geranium Oil

Geranium Oil is used for many medicinal therapies and is used for many purposes. Geranium oil is made by distillation of the geranium leaves and there are many uses of this oil. It has been used for many purposes since the time of the Egyptians and it helps improve mental well being as well as cures many health problems. Skin inflammation is reduced by using this oil and it is also used to improve the health of the skin. It has antioxidant and antibacterial properties and is used to cure acne and dermatitis. It fights bacterial infections, helps manage neurodegenerative diseases and also helps reduce depression, anxiety and stress. It helps heal wounds, fights allergies and also helps menopausal women.

There are various types of essential oils available in the market. Besides the ones mentioned above, essential oils like lemon oil, cinnamon oil, tea tree oil, and other oils made from plant extracts are used in household and medicinal remedies. These oils are used either in their natural form or mixed with a carrier oil before using in various applications and are very beneficial to have in households all over the world.…