Scent

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The alluring ambiguity of amber perfume

Teetering between powdery sweetness and feral ambiguity, amber’s polarising scent is edging out musk as the bedrock of oriental fragrances. Vicci Bentley reports. Photography by Pedro Aguilar
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Rose perfumes come into bloom

The queen of flowers is ripe for rediscovery as fragrance houses rewrite one of perfumery’s most enduring ingredients. Vicci Bentley reports. Photography by Pedro Aguilar
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Misia: Chanel’s glamorous new perfume

Chanel last anointed a “composer of fragrances” more than three decades ago. How will his newly appointed successor interpret the maison’s olfactory codes? Lucia van der Post talks exclusively to Olivier Polge about his debut scent
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