Author: Maison Molecule

Parfumsalon Berlin

„A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.“ Coco Chanel – Berliners are already a very special kind of person. They know all, they know everything. And even worse they have a very limited radius of movement. That may be due to many things. One is…

Aesop : Marrakech Intense

„Fragrances are the feelings of flowers.“ Heinrich Heine – Even as a young boy I dreamed of Marrakech. I don’t know exactly where I got this passion from, but this place has always fascinated me. I imagined it to be so full of secrets and mysterious.…

Zeromolecole: Lalao

“Aroma: A whisper that the nose hears” unknown – Turin. I sat in the Gran Bar Torino and looked at the cathedral. Blinking in the autumn sun I drank my espresso and pondered over the building opposite. Besides I wrote a few articles and let…

Azzaro: Azzaro pour Homme

„Ready little boy? … I don’t expect a speech. A simple yes would be enough for me.” From “The Scent of Women” – I plead guilty. I am guilty of being extremely sentimental at times, of appreciating the past and of protecting it like a gem.…

Escentric Molecules: Molecule 01

„In the evening, everything you’ve planted smells the sweetest.“ Johann Anton Leisewitz – There are fragrances that simply take a back seat, but shouldn’t, because they are so gorgeous that you should smell them every day. One such fragrance is Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules. I made a…

Orto Parisi: Stercus

“I’d rather smell of nothing than sweet.” Marcus Valerius Martial – As a child I went to Rome with my parents every summer. Apart from the heat and the buildings, I didn’t really remember much, except for one thing that had a lasting influence on…

Unum: Ennui Noir

„Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy – but mysterious. But above all black says this: I don’t bother you – don’t bother me.” Yohji Yamamoto – My ways through Munich end mostly in the shop “Parfums Uniques” of…

Diptyque: Tam Dao

“Memory is the perfume of the soul.” Earl John Russel – Paris. History mates with modernity. History combines modernity and hedonism with love and longing. Smells on every corner. Sometimes I just sit down on a park bench and close my eyes. I then try…

By Kilian: Black Phantom

“Happiness is a perfume you can’t spray on others without getting a few drops of it yourself.” Ralph Waldo Emerson – Looking for a new, exciting fragrance, I once again visited one of my favourite perfumeries, the Parfümerie Brückner in Munich. As always, I was warmly…

Armani Privé: Bleu Turquoise

“Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” Audrey Hepburn – Bella Italia. We decided to go to Capri. The light, the people, the scent of the surroundings is always inspiring and spectacular. We stopped for lunch at our favourite restaurant “La Fontelina”. The view of the…

Tom Ford: Tobacco Vanille

“Invention was very suspect to him, because it always meant the break of a rule.” Patrick Süskind – The Great Tom Ford. What can you say to him? My love for him began very early. He managed to create an empire out of the dusty…

By Kilian: Straight to Heaven

„If it’s dirty, kinky, naughty, messy, or just plain wrong, I want it.” Kilian Hennessy – 31.12. the night of the nights. Like every year we had to ask ourselves the big question: where do we celebrate, with whom and how? Fortunately, in mid-October we were invited…

Nasomatto: Duro

“And the Great Grenouille saw that it was good, very, very good” Patrick Süskind – My way led me one beautiful day into the small but very fine perfumery “Belle Rebelle” in Berlin Charlottenburg. Without really intending to buy or looking for something specific, I went…

Creed: Aventus

“One hundred thousand fragrances seemed worth nothing before this one fragrance. This one was the higher principle according to which the others had to arrange themselves. He was pure beauty.” Patrick Süskind – The reader will ask himself why the first article is about Creed…