Whether you're a fragrance afficianado or just learning your way around a perfume counter, join the men and women who participate in Sniffapalooza's Spring Fling. Why? Because it is so much fun and you'll learn so much! The weekend kicks off Friday night with cocktails at the Twisted Lily. This Brooklyn-based shop has cool fragrances from indie perfumers and more.
Saturday. you get to spend time in Bergdorf Goodman before the customers charge through the door. There'll be presentations and special offerings. The day ends with another cocktail party, this one is at Annick Goutal's Madison Avenue shop...so chic, you'll feel like Holly Golightly.
Sunday's another day of sniffing scents, meeting perfumers and luxury. You'll kick the day off at Diptyque's store in the West Village, spend some time at Harney & Sons, and then end the day at Fueguia 1833 Soho, Crosby Street's newest jewel!
This year, like every year, perfumers and fragrance fiends will give talks (and you can ask questions) about the perfume world. Here's a list of who's coming. Author and Perfume Designer Chandler Burr; Givaudan Perfumer Caroline Sabas; Caroline Fabrigas & Abby Wallach of Scentinvent Technologies; Francoise Alessi of Annick Goutal; Mark Crames of Demeter Fragrance Library; Stephen Dirkes of Euphorium Brooklyn; Mark Behnke of Colognoisseur; Lyn Leigh & Mary Ellen Lapsansky of the Perfumed Plume Awards; Nick Seward of Gallivant; Anat Fritz of Anat Fritz Fragrances; Hope Freeman and Jay McSherry of Nateeva; Gerard Camme & Ross Barry of Atelier Cologne; Tom Crutchfield of Roja Parfums; Irina Adam of Phoenix Botanicals; Reps from The Fragrance Kitchen, Diana Vreeland Parfums, Houbigant, Tom Ford, Guerlain, Robert Piguet, Creed, Jo Malone, Clive Christian, Bottega Veneta, Donna Karan, Molton Brown, A Dozen Roses, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, House of Sillage, Givenchy, Jean Patou, Chanel & Chanel Les Exclusifs, Diptyque, Caron, Aerin; Estee Lauder, Prada, Van Cleef & Arpels, Le Labo, Kiehls, Chloe, Fresh, Apothia, Amouage, Sisley, Hermes, Jul et Mad; Balenciaga, By Kilian, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Fornasetti, Slumberhouse, Kerosene, Keiko Mecheri, Judith Leiber, Undergreen, Au Pays de La Fleur D'Oranger, Tola, Mancera, Laboratorio Olfattivo, JAR, Annick Goutal, Volnay, NEST, Serge Lutens, Olfactive Studio , MEMO Paris, Ex Nihilo, Regime des Fleurs, Miu Miu, Armani Prive, Blocki, Laura Mercier, Room 1015, Charenton Macerations, Monsillage, Isabey, and scads of others!
Friday night's event is complementary, but you must register. Early bird registration is going on right now.