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Perfumes: The A-Z Guide - Luca Turin, Tania Sanchez
Perfumes: The A-Z Guide
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Americans have an obsession about scent: Each year, we spend more than $5 billion on cologne and perfume. Sixty-six percent of men and 72 percent of women wear perfume or cologne. More than 500 new fragrances are launched each year. With all these "can't sniff at" statistics, the need for a... show more
Americans have an obsession about scent: Each year, we spend more than $5 billion on cologne and perfume. Sixty-six percent of men and 72 percent of women wear perfume or cologne. More than 500 new fragrances are launched each year. With all these "can't sniff at" statistics, the need for a definitive guide to the world of perfume should be nearly self-evident. Presiding over this authoritative, beautifully illustrated reference are two noted specialists: Dr. Luca Turin is a leading scholar in the field of olfactory science, and Tania Sanchez is an avid perfume collector and expert who has written hundreds of perfume reviews.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780670018659 (0670018651)
ASIN: 9780670018659
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
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The Review Man
The Review Man rated it
Fun fact: I'm a perfume lover. I own a good thirty bottles of perfume and have another fifty or so samples from houses (mainstream and niche) the world across. Sure, I started with a bottle of Acqua di GiĆ² (what guy hasn't?), but my perfume journey has taken me to wild and fanciful places. Now Bertr...
SJane
SJane rated it
Very enjoyable guide.I was pleased that my two favorite perfumes were five stars worth (Chanel 5 and Clinique Aromatics Elixir). And I was tickled when I found one of my new favorites smells like "cake mix" (Jo Malone Blue Agava & Cocoa - 2 stars). Ha ha! It's really a lot of fun reading these opini...
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