The Making of Un Jardin sur le Nil

Un Jardin sur le Nil Hermes

Ever wonder how perfumes are really made? “The Scent of the Nile” by Chandler Burr is a wonderful glimpse into the creative (and business) process behind a new perfume.

“Everyone can smell everything I can smell, but they don’t know how to understand it, distinguish elements, or how to speak about it. That’s why I’m a perfumer. I would say it took ten years to know, twenty to master.”—Jean Claude Ellena in “The Scent of the Nile

Source: The New Yorker

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