Monthly Archives: September 2012

LA Times Article on Indie Perfumers

Denise Hamilton, columnist for the LA Times, has written a pair of articles about the growing abundance of indie perfume businesses in recent years. One part of the story gives an overview of the topic, and the other part gives … Continue reading

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Defining Niche, Indie, and Artisan

I’ve read quite a bit of discussion lately about the definitions of niche, indie, and artisan perfume brands. As more and more brands enter the market, we seem to look for more specific words to describe what we do as … Continue reading

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Jour Ensoleillé Review, and more late summer pictures…

I just learned of a beautiful perfume blog I had not seen before, called La fleur et le parfum. It had a review of Jour Ensoleillé yesterday, but you can also find many other reviews of indie brands. (Edited to … Continue reading

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Forest Walk Review, and some late summer pics

Forest Walk was reviewed today on Fragrance Belles-Lettres. Thanks, Felicia! Glad you had fun at the SF Fragrance Salon! I took some pictures of the back deck here at Sonoma Scent Studio, showing the oaks that wrap around the deck. … Continue reading

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CdB Review, and Sniffing Samples

The blog EauMG has posted a review today of Champagne de Bois. Thanks, Victoria! It’s CdB time of year again with fall in the air. And while you’re there at the EauMG blog, check out Victoria’s make-up tutorials on creating … Continue reading

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Sale at Indie Scents

Just a quick public service post that Indie Scents is having a 50% off sale on DSH perfumes as well as Slumberhouse Grev and Vikt and Sara Horowitz Wings. This is a great chance to get some DSH faves. Also, … Continue reading

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After a beautiful Labor Day weekend…

Back to work! Hope everyone had a great long weekend. We’re having our typical Indian summer, with hot afternoons but cool nights and mornings. Days are getting shorter, and the golden afternoon light has that extra special Sept/Oct glow. My … Continue reading

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