Friday, August 12, 2011


It is a great honor to have been featured in Cafleurebon's Profiles in American Perfumery Series!!! Big thanks to my friend in fragrance and Cafleurebon's Editor in Chief Michelyn Camen, for including me in this unique and special series!

(Here's a teaser), "The concept of "America" to me is wrapped up in the idea of Freedom and the Spirit of Independence. There are so many talented Niche/Indie perfumers out there right now; I see a real renaissance happening in the Fragrance Industry. I believe this movement is in direct line with the American ideal of entrepreneurial activity, and I am so happy to have the opportunity to be creating in this unique type of landscape..." Please visit CaFleureBon to read the whole interview, and check out some of the other fabulous Perfumers in this ongoing series (Mandy Aftel, Alexandra Balahoutis Strange Invisible Perfumes, Dawn Spencer Hurwitz of DSH Perfumes, Sarah Horowitz-Thran of Sarah Horowitz Parfums and many more!)

SOTD: FLAPPER(Datura) from our Les Bohemes Collection... What Could be more American?

Key Notes of Sweet Lemon Blossom, Clementine, Tangerine, Pink Peppercorn, Perilla Leaf, Mango Absolute, Ginger Lily, Datura, Gardenia, Jasmine, Vanilla, White Musk, Blond Tobacco & Tonka Bean.

Click HERE & HERE for more FLAPPER Love Notes(AKA Reviews)!


The United States has seen two national 'Freedom Trains'. The 1947–1949 Freedom Train was a special exhibit train that toured the United States in the later half of the 1940s. A similar train called the American Freedom Train toured the country for the United States Bicentennial celebration in 1975–1976. Both trains were painted in special red, white and blue paint schemes, and both toured the 48 contiguous states with displays of Americana and related historical artifacts. The two trains took different routes around the 48 states, but they both stopped for public displays in each of them... The 1947–1949 Freedom Train was proposed by Attorney General Tom C. Clark as a way to reawaken Americans to their taken-for-granted principles of liberty in the post-war years... The Freedom Train even had an official song, written by Irving Berlin and performed by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters. The train's first public display stop occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 17, 1947.... A second Freedom Train, The American Freedom Train, toured the country in 1975–1976 to commemorate the United States Bicentennial. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)


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