Zero, launched in June of this year, is the newest addition to the venerable stable of rule-breaking Comme des Garçons perfumes (see our feature about the Comme des Garçons Parfums universe here). As its name implies, Zero is about reduction, subtraction, minimalism. (It also happens to be one of our favorite Smashing Pumpkins songs, and…

Perfumer H Opens Paris Boutique

If you are in town for Men’s Fashion Week in Paris (or any other time), and in search of a unique fragrance or a candle, you must pay a visit to the newly opened Perfumer H boutique in Marais. Perfumer H is one of the most unique independent perfumers out there. Lyn Harris’s passion for…

Aesop’s Nose Barnabé Fillion on its New Perfume Range

Recently Aesop released a trio of new perfumes called Othertopia, inspired by the relationship between the sea and the shore and the rich olfactory experience that comes with it. We caught up with Barnabé Fillion, Aesop’s artistic Nose in order to delve further into the process of creating these three new imaginative scents. What was…

“Cire” Candle by Cire Trudon

It’s always a special occasion when Cire Trudon, the venerable French candle-maker, launching a new scented candle. This time the scent is tied to the theme of 2019’s Earth Day: Protect Our Species. Trudon’s candles are made by traditional methods from traditional materials – that is beeswax. Bees have been at the heart of Trudon’s manufacture for centuries, and some bee species are going extinct. For this project Trudon teamed up with the Perche regional Nature Park in Normandy, where the company operates. 4% from sales of this candle will go to protecting the dark bees indigenous to the region. The candle will debut in the US in early May.

Cire Trudon Fragrances

As you may have noticed, here at StyleZeitgeist we are comfortable with both modernism and tradition, as long as it’s done well. And so it should come as no surprise that in the olfactory world, we love Cire Trudon’s golden crest on handmade Italian glass vessels of their storied candles as much as we love say the black iron cylinders of Mad et Len’s earthy odors.