The late, great French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel once said, “Perfume follows you; it chases you and lingers behind you. It's a reference mark. Perfume makes silence talk.” As summer closes out, and the rush of fall settles in, it’s time to pause and reflect on the olfactory statement you want to make in the upcoming season. To help you parse through the overwhelming array of options, CULTURED tapped a select crew of perfume-heads to share what scents they’ll be starting (and ending) conversations with this autumn.
13 Perfume Fiends Elect the Essential Scents of the Season
Fall is on the horizon, and, for these cogno(scent)i, it smells like tree roots, narcotic tuberose, temple incense, and wet pavement.