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Per Fuma
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Cover TextPenned by one of the UK's most respected perfume experts, this is a personal history on scent and includes a reference directory of over 140 perfumes.
SummaryThe most respected perfume critic in the UK, James Craven takes us on an intensely personal journey to the meetin g place of perfume and memory; giving us over 50 essays covering such scents as the smell of his grandmother?s handbag ( Blue Grass by Elizabeth Arden ), smoking ( Tabac Blond by Caron ), the scent of cold ( Acier Aluminum by Creed ) to the overwhelming odours o f Versailles in its heyday ( Bal à Versailles ). His writing is as sensual and complex as the perfumes he describes, drawing on art, history, film and psychology and an extensive perfume directory completes this unique book.
Product TypeBook
Publishing year2020
Publishing date30/06/2020
Article no.33397206


With his encyclopaedic knowledge of fine fragrance, James Craven is acknowledged to be the UK?s best and most respected perfume expert. He started his career over 25 years ago at Harrods, running the Annick Goutal account. He has also worked for Crabtree & Evelyn,Creed, Caron and Lalique. Since 1998 he has been perfume archivist at Les Senteurs Specialist Perfumery in London. James is internationally renowned for his writingas a perfume critic. He writes and lectures regularly on the history, psychology, emotions and wearing of perfume.
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