Savvy Summer Skincare

Savvy Summer Skincare

With Summer in full swing it’s time to take a rain check on our skin. As tempting as it is to covet glowing tanned limbs, the sun takes its toll o...

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A Traveller’s Dilemma

A Traveller’s Dilemma

With everyone’s heart set on their holidays it is not a very popular time to talk about the carbon footprint made by long distance travel.  However...

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Oriental Harmony

Oriental Harmony

A closer look at the base notes that make STORIES No. 02 such an unforgettable fragrance. The essential component of a fragrance’s base note is its...

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A Rich History of Scent

A Rich History of Scent

The journey of STORIES No. 02’s heart notes and the spiced, oriental edge at the core of this blend. The heart notes of STORIES No. 02 are some of...

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Philosophical Perfumery

Philosophical Perfumery

How steam distillation gets the best from some of perfumery’s raw materials. In the 10th Century AD a philosopher named Ibn Sina, or Avicenna as he...

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Recovering What was Lost

Recovering What was Lost

The story of unlocking a happier childhood through the notes of Fragrance No. 02. I would like to forget some of my childhood memories. They cast ...

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PIONEERING HOPE

PIONEERING HOPE

The woody notes that bring connection and depth to STORIES No. 01. The cedar trees that grow in West Virginia have rust-coloured bark that peels o...

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Turning to the Sun

Turning to the Sun

The legend behind the floral notes at the heart of STORIES No. 01. According to Greek Legend, a water nymph named Clytie loved Helios, the God of t...

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