Imagine that you are zoomed in on a single frame of a cinematic story. The frame itself may be rich in imagery, yet it's only part of the bigger picture. It may focus on one aspect of the story or hint at further complexity.
This is the way we approached the question: how do we create perfumes based on candle fragrances? We wanted to have elements of our candle fragrances included in the perfumes, but not to simply "work up" a candle fragrance.
In QUEEN, the Queen Jam accord was borrowed for a hint of jam tarts (as Queen Alice throws her tantrum, pulling the tablecloth, candles, cakes and all flying into the air). The rest of Queen Eau de Boujee illustrates the full story of Through the Looking Glass, and even hints at the first book.
In GILDED, we are now experiencing the incense and golden light not in an Earthly church, but a vast celestial temple. The sense of space and awe are somehow bottled.
In QUIR, the leather harness and library are still there, but now we have people and their scent in the mix.
In VERDANT, our humble succulent is there, in a world taken over by greenery, long after humanity has gone, and new life is beginning. Skyscraper high tendrils weave through crumbling concrete.
It is our preference that home fragrance and personal fragrance should have some points of difference. One is to scent a space, set a scene - and the other is portable art, or a daily outfit, or even part of how you choose to present yourself to the world. Where home fragrance is single experience (you burn our candle, and it will smell as strong and true after one hour as it did when you first lit it - a perfume evolves as you wear it, thus demanding different complexity and considerations.