A summer field abuzz with the sounds and smells of life: tonka beans and timothy hay drying in the sunlight, warm amber, bees zooming away from the orange blossoms back to their honeycomb hives, juicy apricots ripening in the heat, and dusty fields of of wild oats and wheat waiting to be harvested. [Nonvegan.]

TOP/WET: apricot musk ✦ orange blossom
MID/HEART: honeycomb ✦ wild oats ✦ wheat fields
BASE/DRYDOWN: sandalwood ✦ warm amber ✦ tonka bean ✦ timothy hay

Swirls of pink magnolia blossoms and red champaca petals in the breeze, tart pink grapefruit, a drizzle of rain, clear spring water, and patches of oakmoss peeking through wet branches. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: red champaca ✦ pink grapefruit
MID/HEART: pink magnolias ✦ spring water
BASE/DRYDOWN: rain ✦ oakmoss ✦ wet branches

An early morning in the cabin, surrounded by Minnesotan evergreens: herbacious lavender, fresh rain, a cup of black coffee with a splash of vanilla extract, towering white cedar trees, red pine bark, and spindly black spruce needles. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: lavender ✦ black spruce
MID/HEART: red pine ✦ coffee ✦ vanilla
BASE/DRYDOWN: white cedar ✦ rain ✦ coffee grounds

Italian coffee beans, decadent cocoa beans, warm vanilla beans, and seductive tonka beans, with patchouli leaves, ribbons of caramel, and wafts of sandalwood incense. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: coffee beans ✦ cocoa bean
MID/HEART: tonka bean ✦ vanilla bean
BASE/DRYDOWN: caramel ✦ patchouli ✦ sandalwood incense

Smoky Indonesian vetiver, resinous white oud, agarwood chips, white grapefruit peel, and hints of deer musk accord. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: white grapefruit
MID/HEART: agarwood chips ✦ deer musk accord
BASE/DRYDOWN: oud ✦ vetiver ✦ smoke

A tree stands before you in the dappled sunlight. Fluttering birch tree leaves, forest green grass, and pine needles provide the greenness of the forest, while pine, iso e super, cedar, and sandalwood depict the weathered wood, and clary sage, clearwood, and vetiver ground the tree roots. Inspired by Martin Buber's philosophical contemplation of I-Thou relations. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: birch tree leaves ✦ pine needles ✦ forest green grass
MID/HEART: pine wood ✦ clary sage ✦ iso e super ✦ sunshine
BASE/DRYDOWN: sandalwood ✦ vetiver ✦ clearwood ✦ cedar ✦ tree roots

Woodsmoke from a dying bonfire, a pair of lit cigarettes under a starry sky, two warm bowls of vanilla rice pudding, and sweet, yearning kisses of cardamom. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: woodsmoke ✦ cardamom ✦ custard
MID/HEART: smoked tobacco ✦ rice pudding
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla ✦ caramelized sugar

Twelve green grapes for twelve sweet wishes, blackberry stained fingers counting the minutes, electric kisses peppered on glowing cheeks, the intimate musk of a body so near, and two halves of one whole orange. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: green grape ✦ black pepper
MID/HEART: sweet orange ✦ blackberry ✦ neroli
BASE/DRYDOWN: sandalwood ✦ skin musk ✦ ambergris

A pair of selenicereus cactus vines, one in bloom and one with fruit. Wafts of red dragonfruit and white dragonfruit, large white blossoms of cactus moonflower, humidity in the air, and sturdy cactus and fig leaves. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: red dragonfruit ✦ cactus leaves
MID/HEART: white dragonfruit ✦ moonflower ✦ humidity
BASE/DRYDOWN: fig leaves ✦ cactus vines ✦ rose

Golden sunlit amber: de Laire's renowned smooth amber 83 base built on accords of sandalwood, oud, and hinoki cedarwood. A pinch of saffron threads for warmth, hints of rose and spice, and a soft ambrette musk oil. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: saffron ✦ hinoki cedarwood
MID/HEART: rose ✦ oud ✦ ambrette musk
BASE/DRYDOWN: amber ✦ sandalwood

A breath of June air: sweet honeysuckle, bright yuzu, Turkish roses, vanilla bean, beeswax, and a slight drizzle of summer honey. [Nonvegan.]

TOP/WET: yuzu ✦ honeysuckle ✦ summer breeze
MID/HEART: honey ✦ sunshine
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla bean ✦ beeswax ✦ Turkish roses

A summer day in our small forest town: fresh cut grass, wild blueberries, dandelions, mimosas, patchouli, and distant bonfire smoke. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: grass ✦ wild blueberries
MID/HEART: mimosa flowers ✦ dandelions
BASE/DRYDOWN: violet leaf ✦ patchouli ✦ smoke

A verdant, peaceful garden, lovingly tended and rich with life: dewy lily of the valley, sweet and herbal lavenders, English cucumbers, clusters of dainty sweet peas, winding vines of ivy, damp oakmoss, and freshest white musk. [Vegan.]

TOP: Bulgarian lavender ✦ lily of the valley
MID: sweet pea ✦ lavender absolute ✦ cucumber
BASE: oakmoss ✦ white musk ✦ ivy

A crescent moon that grows larger & brighter in the night sky. Night-blooming tuberose and gardenia flowers opening in cool night air, three varieties of lavender oils in a snuggly white musk, and wafts of warm spices with chilled vanilla bean. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: gardenia ✦ cold night air ✦ mint
MID/HEART: tuberose ✦ Bulgarian lavender ✦ lavender maillette ✦ lavender absolute
BASE/DRYDOWN: white musk ✦ vanilla bean ✦ spice



Shimmering summer rain evaporating off of hot, sticky asphalt. Wet asphalt single note. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: dried herbs ✦ steam
MID/HEART: rain ✦ stone
BASE/DRYDOWN: asphalt ✦ tar

The scent of cold brew in the making: ice, coffee beans, and a splash of espresso. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: iced coffee
MID/HEART: coffee beans
BASE/DRYDOWN: espresso

Petrichor, or the scent of earth after a fresh, clean rain. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: wet aldehydes ✦ ozone
MID/HEART: geosmin ✦ fresh water
BASE/DRYDOWN: petrichor ✦ soil

Iso E Super smells woody, velvety, cashmere, and cedar-like, with nuances of dry ambergris and cozy fabrics. This is a single molecule perfume, so it doesn't have traditional top/middle/base notes. But as the perfume sinks into your skin and blends with your skin chemistry, the smell of the molecule can shift and make a scent that's unique to you! [Vegan.]

A sunlit nap on the lawn: a body sinking into cool green turf and fingers tangled with fresh cut grass. Fresh mown lawn single note. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: grass clippings ✦ sunlight
MID/HEART: green grass ✦ hay
BASE/DRYDOWN: wet soil ✦ moss

Towels soaked with pool water, and wet, glistening skin drying in the heat. Pool towel single note. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: pool water
MID/HEART: sunscreen ✦ water
BASE/DRYDOWN: pool towels ✦ skin

Wet spring dew, purple lilacs, and velvet musk. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: dew
MID/HEART: purple lilac
BASE/DRYDOWN: velvet musk

Fluffy puffy marshmallows, fresh and soft, reminiscent of sugar cubes, vanilla bean, orris root powder, heliotrope, and fluffy, powdery musks. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: sugar cubes
MID/HEART: powdery musk ✦ bakery air
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla bean ✦ heliotrope ✦ orris root powder

Nutty, seaweedy, grassy, powdery, and green. A non-milky, non-sugared matcha single note. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: grass ✦  hay
MID/HEART: matcha powder ✦ seaweed 
BASE/DRYDOWN: usucha ✦  baby vegetables ✦ roasted nuts

Fluffy basmatti rice in a warm bowl. Rice single note. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: toasted rice ✦ dried herbs
MID/HEART: steamed rice ✦ cedar
BASE/DRYDOWN: porcelain musk ✦ vanilla

A pitaya accord of sweet red dragonfruit flesh and fresh white dragonfruit juice, with soft, clean Egyptian musk. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: red dragonfruit
MID/HEART: white dragonfruit
BASE/DRYDOWN: Egyptian musk

Creamy East Indian sandalwood (mysore sandalwood) accord and rugged West Indian sandalwood (amyris wood), with a soft clean musk. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: West Indian sandalwood
MID/HEART: East Indian sandalwood
BASE/DRYDOWN: clean musk


Golden altocumulus clouds glowing in a beach sunset: sugary lemon cotton candy, bleached beach shells, humidity clinging to sunscreened skin, and a precious chunk of ambergris, fading into darkness and evening dew. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: sugar ✦ beach shells ✦ white tea
MID/HEART: lemon cotton candy ✦ beach shells ✦ sunscreen
BASE/DRYDOWN: ambergris ✦ dew ✦ humidity

Wispy, painterly cirrus clouds that float high in the sky above: a basket of white lilacs and prim heliotrope, handfuls of juicy blueberries, sugary fluffs of fairy floss (cotton candy), papery orris, freezing cold air, and a painter's empty canvas. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: sugar ✦ cold air ✦ blueberries
MID/HEART: cotton candy ✦ white lilac ✦ heliotrope
BASE/DRYDOWN: paper ✦ orris ✦ humidity


The classic subject of childhood drawings and vivid imaginations, the cumulus cloud: fluffy steamed white rice, baimudan white tea, soft white mimosas, sugared musk, crisp fresh air accord, balsamic vanilla orchid, orris root powder, and petrichor. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: white rice ✦ fresh air
MID/HEART: white tea ✦ white mimosas ✦ sugar
BASE/DRYDOWN: orris root ✦ vanilla orchid ✦ petrichor

Shimmering mother-of-pearl nacreous clouds in the bitter cold of a high latitude winter: glittering ice crystals, yellow and pink plumeria blossoms, a chilly breath of ozonic air, snow-dusted fir trees, and frozen coconut. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: ice ✦ juniper berry
MID/HEART: snow ✦ plumeria ✦ ozone
BASE/DRYDOWN: douglas fir ✦ coconut ✦ orris

Low-lying dark nimbostratus clouds and a torrential downpour of rain: black tea, rain-drenched soil, dewy violets, inky vetiver, and ominous black clouds. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: black tea ✦ ozone
MID/HEART: violets ✦ humidity ✦ rainfall
BASE/DRYDOWN: vetiver ✦ ambergris ✦ soil ✦ petrichor

Towering pyrocumulus clouds blooming above a volcanic eruption: thick smoke, ashen orris, charred and splintered guaiacwood, golden frankincense resin, crimson blood orange juice, white-hot amber, and scorched soil. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: smoke ✦ ozone ✦ blood orange
MID/HEART: ash ✦ guaiacwood ✦ char
BASE/DRYDOWN: orris ✦ amber ✦ soil

Stratus clouds drifting above a misty forest: trodden stems in damp soil, silvery osmanthus petals, stones slick with moisture, a lingering trail of deer musk, and never-ending fog. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: plant stems ✦ mist ✦ stone
MID/HEART: osmanthus ✦ petrichor ✦ galbanum
BASE/DRYDOWN: wet soil ✦ deer musk ✦ fog


A synesthesia perfume inspired by a color. Pearl white with flecks of shining gold: vanilla, linden blossom, clean cotton, white musk, spicy patchouli, and white amber. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: linden blossom
MID/HEART: white musk ✦ vanilla ✦ clean cotton
BASE/DRYDOWN: white amber ✦ spicy patchouli

A synesthesia perfume inspired by a color. Sapphire ocean blue with flashes of turquoise and glistening white: osmanthus, ambergris, sea salt, ocean water, tuberose, and cucumber. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: sea salt ✦ ocean water
MID/HEART: osmanthus ✦ ambergris
BASE/DRYDOWN: tuberose ✦ cucumber

A synesthesia perfume inspired by a color. Rich crimson with swirls of magenta: black cherries, cinnamon red hots, red carnations, rosewood, red musk, benzoin, and softest suede. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: cherry ✦ cinnamon
MID/HEART: rosewood ✦ almond ✦ carnation
BASE/DRYDOWN: benzoin ✦ suede ✦ red musk

A synesthesia perfume inspired by a color. Dark peachy pink with streaks of parakeet green: peaches, magnolias, carnations, sweet basil, tomato leaf, and violet leaf. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: carnation ✦ basil
MID/HEART: magnolia ✦ peach fuzz ✦ tomato leaf
BASE/DRYDOWN: violet leaf ✦ peach juice


A synesthesia perfume inspired by color (or a lack thereof). Shimmering translucent light: soft palo santo, bright citrus, clear water, cetalox, white flowers, hinoki, and crystalline hedione.

TOP/WET: citrus
MID/HEART: palo santo ✦ white flowers ✦ hedione
BASE/DRYDOWN: hinoki ✦ cetalox ✦ water

A synesthesia perfume inspired by a color. Dark medallion gold with shimmers of brown, red, and yellow: honey, heliotrope, chamomile, lemon, mango, and white amber. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: chamomile ✦ lemon
MID/HEART: mango ✦ heliotrope
BASE/DRYDOWN: honey ✦ white amber

A synesthesia perfume inspired by a color. Blue-violet purple with marbled cream: lilacs, lavender, violets, and vanilla marshmallow cream. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: violets ✦ cream
MID/HEART: lilacs ✦ lavender
BASE/DRYDOWN: marshmallow

A synesthesia perfume inspired by a color. Lush jade green with blots of white and speckles of olive: fresh foliage, galbanum, coconut water, green cardamom pods, and jasmine sambac. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: green leaves ✦ cardamom
MID/HEART: coconut water ✦ jasmine sambac
BASE/DRYDOWN: galbanum


Powdery violets, lifted by lychee and cardamom, blended into a base of rose, vanilla, and patchouli, with a vintage perfume accord. Inspired by e.e. cummings' poem "yes is a pleasant country". [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: lychee ✦ cardamom
MID/HEART: violets ✦ rose
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla ✦ patchouli ✦ vintage perfume

The glitz of cardamom and sparkling grapefruit stars, outer space ozone, dreamy tuberose, searing gunpowder, and a ham hock for a head. Inspired by Jack Stauber's song The Ballad of Hamantha. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: grapefruit ✦ cardamom
MID/HEART: tuberose ✦ ozone ✦ gunpowder
BASE/DRYDOWN: ham ✦ guaiacwood ✦ white flowers

A playful romantic scent: rose petals, white chocolate, raspberry jam, cracked black pepper, vanilla bean, patchouli, and clean linen. Inspired by e.e. cummings' poem "may i feel said he". [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: Bulgarian rose ✦ coriander seed
MID/HEART: raspberries ✦ black pepper ✦ white chocolate
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla bean ✦ patchouli ✦ clean linen ✦ rose petals

A pair of nobodies: Helmut Lang's beloved molecule velvione and a whisper of genuine white rose absolute. Please note that this fragrance is softer than my other offerings; it is meant to be light enough that others around you may question whether this is simply just the smell of you, rather than the smell of your perfume. Inspired by Emily Dickinson's poem "I'm Nobody! Who are you?" [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: velvet
MID/HEART: white rose
BASE/DRYDOWN: white musk

Heady ylang ylang and non-indolic jasmine flower, a swirl of fresh cream, flecks of peru balsam, a handful of clary sage, cured vanilla beans, and smooth white marble. Inspired by both the Venus de Milo statue and Sappho's “Ode to Aphrodite”. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: ylang ylang ✦ cream
MID/HEART: jasmine sambac ✦ clary sage
BASE/DRYDOWN: peru balsam ✦ vanilla ✦ marble

Rich coconut cream drizzled over sour passionfruit, velvety purple lilacs and gentle white lilacs intertwined, salty skin and milky musk, with intimate hints of sandalwood and blackcurrant buds. Inspired by e.e. cummings' poem "i like my body when it is with your". [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: passionfruit ✦ white lilac
MID/HEART: purple lilac ✦ milky musk ✦ salty skin
BASE/DRYDOWN: coconut cream ✦ sandalwood ✦ blackcurrant bud

The scent of night-blooming jasmine carried by a gentle breeze, twinkling white stars, the gentle rush of seawater through tidepools, sticky watermelon juice, and a bed of driftwood on warm beach sand. Inspired by Miracle Musical's song Isle Unto Thyself. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: grapefruit ✦ jasmine
MID/HEART: watermelon ✦ seawater ✦ summer breeze
BASE/DRYDOWN: driftwood ✦ mitti attar ✦ sand


Warm tonka bean, a suede jacket slung over the headrest, a half-rolled spliff spilled all over the backseat, a melted cone of cinnamon vanilla ice cream, and fleeting landscapes illuminated by the sun. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: cinnamon ✦ cannabis
MID/HEART: suede ✦ ice cream
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla ✦ tonka bean ✦ tobacco

The relentless, infinite buzz of summer: windswept grass, dandelions pushing through cracks in asphalt, strongly brewed black tea, handfuls of thyme stuffed into raggedy pockets, and a half-eaten bag of marshmallows. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: black tea ✦ dry grass
MID/HEART: thyme ✦ dandelions
BASE/DRYDOWN: asphalt ✦ marshmallows

Rugged terrain dotted by hay bales drying in the sunlight, stacks of chopped cedar, artichokes and lettuce carried by gentle hands, well-worn denim sticky with pine sap, and dreamy, hopeful bergamot. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: bergamot ✦ pine needles
MID/HEART: denim ✦ lettuce ✦ artichokes
BASE/DRYDOWN: hay ✦ cedar ✦ leather

Woodsmoke from a dying bonfire, a pair of lit cigarettes under a starry sky, two warm bowls of vanilla rice pudding, and sweet, yearning kisses of cardamom. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: woodsmoke ✦ cardamom ✦ custard
MID/HEART: smoked tobacco ✦ rice pudding
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla ✦ caramelized sugar

A second, dangerous innocence in joy. Sour lychees broken open by hand, sinful black musk, bittersweet chocolate, bone-dry sweetgrass, mushrooms growing amongst tangled roots, and a whisper of sweet osmanthus in the darkness. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: lychee ✦ coffee flower
MID/HEART: mushrooms ✦ chocolate ✦ dry sweetgrass
BASE/DRYDOWN: vetiver ✦ black musk ✦ osmanthus ✦ nagarmotha

Moments spent frolicking in the consciousness of another life. Steamed rice speckled with clove, words swirling off the pages of a book, the lingering haze of imagination, and a marshmallow-soft tumble back down to earth. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: clove ✦ black pepper
MID/HEART: steamed rice ✦ paper ✦ haze
BASE/DRYDOWN: marshmallow ✦ angelica ✦ ambrette

Dollops of whipped cream speckled with vanilla bean paste, velvety pink peonies, blissfully tart wild strawberries, glowing white amber, and the hiss of a cold metal canister. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: wild strawberries ✦ cold metal
MID/HEART: peony ✦ whipped cream
BASE/DRYDOWN: vanilla ✦ white amber ✦ white sandalwood

Together, and in love: hand-plucked frangipani, featherlight musk, rich dark vanilla bean, powdered sugar, overripe figs simmered in panela, and a slice of fresh angel food cake. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: powdered sugar ✦ almond
MID/HEART: frangipani ✦ angel food cake
BASE/DRYDOWN: musk ✦ vanilla bean ✦ fig ✦ panela


The scented ephemera of a perfume studio, and the clutter of a perfumer at work: an open vial of pink pepper, a fifth cup of coffee, papers of formulae smeared with iso e super, droplets of milk lactone on the bench, a heaping scoop of coumarin, scent strips rich with sandalwood aroma chemicals, and the sweet marshmallowy joy of inspiration brought to life. [Vegan.]

TOP/WET: pink pepper ✦ coffee
MID/HEART: paper ✦ iso e super ✦ milk
BASE/DRYDOWN: coumarin ✦ sandalwood ✦ marshmallow