Tea with Luca Turin | The Perfume Society at Les Senteurs

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Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend The Perfume Society’s talk with Luca Turin at Les Senteurs in Marylebone. Mr Turin spoke about his early days of perfume writing and recounted some of his hilarious misadventures in perfume land.

Plus, he seems like a pretty cool guy.

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Salomé by Oscar Wilde, 1892

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Salome - portrait of Tamara Karsavina by G Barbier, 1914

“I am athirst for thy beauty; I am hungry for thy body; and neither wine nor fruits can appease my desire.” Salomé, Oscar Wilde


Sketch by Georges Barbier, 1914.  Tamara Karsavina in the Ballets Russes’ La Tragedie de Salome.