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Aftelier Perfumes Releases Violet Ambrosia

Aftelier Perfumes is releasing a new perfume for 2020, Violet Ambrosia. It is an exploration of two central notes: a violet accord paired with a particularly rare batch of broom flower (also known as genêt.) This small, yellow, ethereal flower has a distinctly honey-scented aura, which perfumer Mandy Aftel has paired with other key botanical ingredients to complete the setting. "The soft violet... Read full article: Aftelier Perfumes Releases Violet Ambrosia from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colog...
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes, Mandy Aftel


Aftelier Perfumes Forest Bathing: The Space Between Two Trees

Perfumer Mandy Aftel’s Forest Bathing is a conceptual perfume that, on the surface, points to a relatively new practice in Japanese culture of immersing oneself in the forest, nourishing environmental empathy - a healthful practice of slowing the body, walking through the forest and taking in its subtle sensory triggers. There is clearly a metaphor here - a form walking through space and obtain... Read full article: Aftelier Perfumes Forest Bathing: The Space Between Two Trees from Fragrantica...
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Aftelier Announces a New Release: Embers and Musk

  California-based natural perfumer Mandy Aftel announces her latest perfume, Embers and Musk, which is her first new liquid perfume in two years. Mandy’s line, Aftelier, is created from special natural essences, many of them extremely rare and one-of-a-kind. The new perfume is Embers and Musk, a combination of smoky pine tar and the natural musk from ambrette seeds: Ambrettolide. From Aft... Read full article: Aftelier Announces a New Release: Embers and Musk from Fragrantica Perfumes and Col...
Tags: Fashion, California, Musk, Mandy, Fragrantica Perfumes, Mandy Aftel


Rich and Tangled History: Perfumer and Author Mandy Aftel

  Mandy Aftel is a rare mind in perfume, indulging in constant inquiry, but with a firm resolve to live in the “now.” She is one of the most accomplished writers, perfumers, and creators in American perfumery; certainly among natural perfumers. She’s authored three books about perfume, two about flavors and their integration with scent, in addition to other volumes. She teaches, built an... Read full article: Rich and Tangled History: Perfumer and Author Mandy Aftel from Fragrantica Perfumes an...
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes, Mandy Aftel


Alchemy by Aftelier Perfumes (2018 Holiday Re-Issue)

Perfume PosseAlchemy by Aftelier Perfumes (2018 Holiday Re-Issue) Hi there Posse! Mandy Aftel has recreated the very first Aftelier fragrance and re-issued it as a special, one time only, super exciting Limited Edition. It’s called Alchemy and I was lucky enough to receive a Press Sample. Sometimes the… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAlchemy by Aftelier Perfumes (2018 Holiday Re-Issue)
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Perfume review, Sample, Mandy Aftel, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, Natural Perfumery, Aftelier, aftelier Perfumes, Indie Perfume


New from Aftelier: The Return of Alchemy in a New Form

  Distinguished perfumer and author Mandy Aftel has released a new fragrance, Alchemy, a limited edition “reawakening” of her solid perfume of the same name. The original was released in 2001 to accompany her book “Essence and Alchemy,” a treatise on natural perfume origins and practice, which has gone on to become a standard read for many in both fragrance and historical spheres. The ori... Read full article: New from Aftelier: The Return of Alchemy in a New Form from Fragrantica Perfumes and ...
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes, Mandy Aftel


Antique Ambergris by Aftelier Perfumes

Perfume PosseAntique Ambergris by Aftelier Perfumes Hi Posse! NEW STUFF arrived in the mail. This time it’s from the wonderful Mandy Aftel. It’s a solid perfume of Antique Ambergris. WOO HOO! Thanks Mandy! We often speak about Aftelier Perfumes here on Perfume Posse. There’s something so ritualistic… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAntique Ambergris by Aftelier Perfumes
Tags: Reviews, Review, Beauty, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Perfume review, Sample, Mandy Aftel, Natural Perfumery, Aftelier, aftelier Perfumes


Aftelier Perfumes Releases Antique Ambergris

  Renown independent natural perfumer Mandy Aftel has released a new fragrance: Antique Ambergris. The scent, presented in an elegant silver case, is an homage to one of perfume's most intriguing and storied components: ambergris. From this leviathan of sources comes ambreine, that which gives ambergris its characteristic complex and appealing scent. At her Aftel Archive of Curious Scents, the mo... Read full article: Aftelier Perfumes Releases Antique Ambergris from Fragrantica Perfumes and Co...
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Honey Blossom by Aftelier Perfumes

Perfume PosseHoney Blossom by Aftelier Perfumes Hi there Posse! It’s winter here in Sydney. A lovely warm winter that has felt much more like spring. I’m wearing loads of different stuff but today I felt the need to douse myself in some deliciously fresh Honey Blossom… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseHoney Blossom by Aftelier Perfumes
Tags: Reviews, Review, Beauty, Sydney, Fragrance, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Surrender to Chance, Mandy Aftel, Aftelier, aftelier Perfumes


Aftelier Velvet Tuberose

  Perfumer Mandy Aftel is arguably the master of the solid perfume medium. In addition to an entire book devoted to the subject of solids (Scents Sensibilities: Creating Solid Perfumes for Well-Being), Mandy has given us a remarkable selection of beautiful solid fragrances over the years and remains one of the few perfumers who appreciates and exploits the merits of this portable fragrance ... Read full article: Aftelier Velvet Tuberose from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
Tags: Fashion, Mandy, Fragrantica Perfumes, Mandy Aftel


Parfum de Maroc by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes

Perfume PosseParfum de Maroc by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes Hey Hey Posse! Mandy Aftel is amazing. Through her talents of writing, creating, teaching and producing she has basically single handedly inspired a swathe of Indie perfumers to give it a go. Some of the most boundary pushing work is happening… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseParfum de Maroc by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes
Tags: Reviews, Review, Beauty, Limited Edition, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Sample, Mandy Aftel, Aftelier, aftelier Perfumes, Parfum de Maroc


New from Mandy Aftel: The Art of Flavor

    Famed author and natural perfumer Mandy Aftel has announced the publication of her latest book, and her second collaboration with 2-Michelin-star chef and author Daniel Patterson, The Art of Flavor: Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food. Aftel and Patterson previously collaborated on 2004 edition Aroma: The Magic of Essential Oils in Food Fragrance, which included ... Read full article: New from Mandy Aftel: The Art of Flavor from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes ...
Tags: Fashion, Michelin, Patterson, DANIEL PATTERSON, Mandy Aftel, Aftel


Curious by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes 2017

Perfume PosseCurious by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes 2017 Hi there Perfume Posse, Curious is a great name for a fragrance as Britney Spears could tell you. It was the name of Britney’s first fragrance and sold enormously well, still does. I’d like to introduce you to a horse… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseCurious by Mandy Aftel for Aftelier Perfumes 2017
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Britney Spears, Fragrance, Portia, Britney, Perfume review, Mandy Aftel, Aftelier, aftelier Perfumes, Independent Perfumer


Welcome to the Aftel Archive of Curious Scents!

Natural perfume pioneer Mandy Aftel has been immersed in the world of aromatics for the better part of three decades. Whether you know her from the lovely fragrances she creates for her brand Aftelier, or through her painstakingly-researched and highly influential writings on the subject of perfumery (her Essence and Alchemy, first published in 2001, is still a must-read for aspiring perfumers ... Read full article: Welcome to the Aftel Archive of Curious Scents! from Fragrantica Perfumes an...
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Quickie Wellness: Captain Blankenship

Quickie Wellness: Captain Blankenship “Living with the tides and stars, with the smell of the oceans and forests, is medicine for the body and spirit.” This post comes to you from beauty contributor, Kari Molvar. Inspired by summers spent in the wilds of Maine, Captain Blankenship is a line of organic scents, hair, skin and body products. Since launching in 2009, it’s built a steady following with its all-natural formulas, which are blended with a holistic, whimsical spirit. Founder Jana Bla...
Tags: Wellness, Shopping, San Francisco, Organic, Beauty, Maine, Perfume, Bulgaria, Berkeley, Scent, Bay Area, Sorrento, Rachel, North Berkeley, Hudson Valley, Mila


This Place Offers Blue Cheese Ice Cream & It's Delicious

Just when we thought ice cream flavors couldn’t get any more inventive, another ice creamery proves us wrong.According Delish , Salt & Straw in West Hollywood is the latest ice cream shop to garner a cult following due its menu serving up unique, twisted flavors.Pear and Blue Cheese, Freckled Woodblock Chocolate, Black Olive Brittle & Goat Cheese, and Baked Alaska,and Arbequina Olive Oil are just a few crowd pleasers, as noted by Delish. The shop, which began in Portland, now has five locations...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Germany, Portland, Kim, West Hollywood, Straw, SanFrancisco, Mandy Aftel, LA Food Bowl, Portland Tribune Salt Straw, Tyler Malek, Strawberry Coriander Leaf Sorbet


Aftelier Amber Tapestry Perfume and Pu-Erh Tea with Tangerine – A Cocoon for the Cold

Perfumer Mandy Aftel. Mailings from Mandy Aftel are always a pleasure. I share her love of natural materials, inclusive of the animalic ones [if it's animalic, Mandy either utilizes antique components or those responsibly culled]. Perhaps because I was raised in the city, nature has always been in the foreground of my obsession; every leaf, blade of grass, petal, root – has been of immense... Read full article: Aftelier Amber Tapestry Perfume and Pu-Erh Tea with Tangerine – A Cocoon for t...
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Vanilla Smoke by Mandy Aftel: Review: Live Video Sniff

Perfume PosseVanilla Smoke by Mandy Aftel: Review: Live Video Sniff Hi there Posse, Vanilla Smoke is Mandy Aftel’s 2015 release. Mandy is known and loved for her stellar fragrances and also for her books on fragrance (Essence & Alchemy and Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent) and her natural perfumery school. I bought a… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseVanilla Smoke by Mandy Aftel: Review: Live Video Sniff
Tags: Reviews, Review, Beauty, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Mandy, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Surrender to Chance, Mandy Aftel



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