The Three Violets

My studio right now is wafting with the violet, fern and leathery notes from the filtering the latest edition of Gracing the Dawn. It’s one of my favorite fragrances of the line, I love how the notes meld together so seamlessly. After filtering I thought I better take a few photos of the little 1… Continue reading The Three Violets

Hedera helix and Gracing the Dawn

I’ve been spending my evenings making large amounts of the synergies for all the perfumes, in both solid and liquid form. Page 47 liquid and Eau de Parfum will be arriving shortly as well as Vespertina and Chiaroscuro liquid. As I was meticulously making my way through the fragrances I noticed that the solid synergies… Continue reading Hedera helix and Gracing the Dawn

Gracing the Dawn LookBook

I’ve been all consumed with creating a LookBook for Gracing the Dawn to go along with the release of the solid natural perfume. It’s finally done, enjoy! http://static.issuu.com/webembed/viewers/style1/v2/IssuuReader.swf Open publication

The Violet Haze

At least once a week, sometimes twice, I remove the saturated violet flowers from their soak in organic grape alcohol and replace them with fresh flowers. The spent violets are a pale lavender tone when I remove them and drain them. However, once dry the rich violet hue returns, although somewhat dimmed. This week there… Continue reading The Violet Haze

Luminessence

Art thou pale for weariness Of climbing heaven, and gazing on the earth, Wandering companionless Among the stars that have a different birth,– And ever-changing, like a joyless eye That finds no object worth its constancy? “To The Moon” by Percy Bysshe Shelley Full with the expectation of the Spring the Moon shines her light… Continue reading Luminessence