It’s all about creating and sharing an emotion.

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Meet Maïa Lernout

Meet Maïa Lernout

My scent memory: “The lavender-filled stone stoup in my grandmother’s house in the eastern  Pyrenees.” 

My trip: “A summer in the Cyclades when I was small, with the intense blue of the sky, the light, the freedom, the smell of the vegetation, the incense and the polished wood of the monasteries.”

My inspiration: “Nature, obviously, especially Mediterranean nature.”

My iconic fragrance: “Must by Cartier, the green oriental par excellence.”

My color: “Optimistic and elegant blue. And blue notes used by jazzmen to add a slight nostalgic dissonance to a theme.”

My dream: “Powder pink, “nude”, rose petal.”

My motto: “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

- Oscar Wilde.

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Meet Jérôme di Marino

Meet Jérôme di Marino

My scent memory: “Marrakech and the souks, orange blossom and spices, Atlas cedar boxes with that woody, dense, almost animal smell.”

My trip: “Sri Lanka this year, those magnificent landscapes with their tea and cardamom terraces in the mountains.”

My inspiration: “The Soulages exhibition at the Pompidou Centre. This is an artist who dedicated his life to one theme and one theme only, black, with creativity, depth and density.”

My iconic fragrance: “Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent, which my father wore. A real cliché of very animal, addictive masculinity. My mother wore Diva, so there was quite a cacophony in the car…”

My color: “White, it’s colorless but also a symbol of purity. It also represents the perfumer’s blank canvas, not scary, but rather full of potential.”

My dream: “To travel around the world, taking my time, meeting interesting people, seeing how people live, collecting great memories, backpacking.”

My motto: “All good things come to those who wait. This is a profession that needs time and lots of patience.”

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Meet Karine Dubreuil Sereni

Meet Karine Dubreuil Sereni

My scent memory: “The orange blossom Eau de Cologne that my mother used to rub my head with, and the smell of anethole that used to hang in the air in Grasse.”

My trip: “Brazil’s north-east region, in a 4x4, between the sand dunes and the sea, without coming across another living soul…”

My inspiration: “The smells and gardens of my childhood, the perfumes worn by people I have met, travel, cuisine of course… And my olfactory culture, which has become richer with each passing year.”

My iconic fragrance: “Opium. I used to literally drown myself in it! Dark, oriental and mysterious. And Empreinte by Courrèges, an ultra-feminine chypre.”

My color: “Red, the shade of my lipstick, my Ferrari-red painted kitchen…”

My dream: “To sing onstage one day, duetting with Roberto Alagna.”

My motto: “Inspired by the Dalai-Lama, joy is a strength, let’s nurture it.”

It’s all about creating and sharing an emotion.

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Meet Aurélien Guichard

Meet Aurélien Guichard

My scent memory: “As an adolescent, when I helped a friend of my parents take her coat off. The smell of her perfume made me immediately desire her. That day, I realized there was something magical in perfume.”

My trip: “The Mediterranean in spring, the season when nature awakens, and everything comes alive again.”

My inspiration: “It can be a simple gesture, a way of being, of saying something, of moving, captured in the moment by observing men and women going about their lives.”

My iconic fragrance: “Eau de Bulgari, L’Eau d’Issey, Dior Homme…”

My color: “White, the symbol of peace and freedom.”

My dream: “To live the life I love!”

My motto: “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

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Meet Sylvie Fischer

Meet Sylvie Fischer

My scent memory: “The smell that hangs in the air when you blow out a candle… It reminds me of the birthday cakes of my childhood.”

My trip: “My first hot air balloon flight over west Paris. It’s a majestic, magical object.”

My inspiration: “I love taking and keeping photographs, traces that will be passed on from generation to generation.”

My iconic fragrance: “Shalimar, from the very beginning… The name, the bottle, the fragrance, everything about it is magnificent, an object to be admired.”

My color: “Black and white, for the yin and yang and all the mystery that surrounds them.”

My dream: “Islands, because for me they represent escape, whether far away in Polynesia or just in the Mediterranean.”

My motto: “I am passionate about proverbs. Like this one: “All that glitters is not gold.”