Perfume Lovers London Chypre Glorious Chypre with Virginie Daniau

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This past Thursday, 30th April, Fragrance Consultant Virginie Daniau lead the Perfume Lovers London group through a sampling of some of the benchmark Chypre fragrances of the 20th century. She began her talk by introducing the group to two key ingredients of Chypre fragrances, Labdanum and Oakmoss, before leading us through a sampling session that included such fragrances as Christian Dior’s Miss Dior and Gris Montaigne, Grossmith’s Golden Chypre, Ruth Mastenbroek, Atelier Cologne’s Trefle Pur, and Aromatics Elixir.

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Grossmith Afternoon of Heritage and Discovery at Les Senteurs

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I attended the Grossmith Afternoon of Heritage and Discovery event at Les Senteurs¬†on Seymour Place in Marylebone this past Sunday where Simon Brooke delivered to us a presentation detailing the discovery of his ancestral links to Grossmith perfumes and his and his family’s work in relaunching the venerated English perfume house.

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