Andrea Valdo, fragrance guru and worldwide licensee of CoSTUME NATIONAL scents, shares his wisdom about how to pick a signature cologne. The only rule: there are no rules. Unless you're going out "to look for a fiancé." In that case, he's got a recommendation.
Barney Bishop, the olfactory aficionado behind the blog Fragrant Moments has almost 200 bottles in his ever-growing “scent wardrobe.” We tapped him for a few tips about the best order of operations when it comes to sampling scents.
Ever dreamt of becoming a scent mogul? We tapped two fragrance artists/entrepreneurs for advice on how to get your smell business off the ground.
Barney Bishop’s brother took notice of his obsession well before Barney did. When they were kids he told Barney, “You smell everything!” Today the olfactory aficionado behind the blog Fragrant Moments has almost 200 bottles in his ever-growing scent wardrobe.
We're lucky enough to be surrounded every day by the women of Birchbox. Beyond their keen eye for detail and great taste, they're also science nerds who can teach us a whole lot about products we never knew we couldn't live without. Today’s edition: Unisex fragrance.
Confession: despite being an editor for Birchbox, I’ve never really been a “scent guy.” All that changed, however, when I was given Cartier Declaration Essence to try last week.
Whether you’ve renounced conventional hygiene products (not recommended) or run out of deodorant in the backcountry, knowing how to hunt down your own soap and cologne is a valuable skill. We’ll make sure you don’t mistakenly freshen up your underarms with poison oak.
It takes more than a good sense of smell to sum up the character of a sophisticated cologne. After noticing how skilled our own Birchbox Man subscribers were at doing just that in their product reviews, we decided to get some serious advice from some serious noses.