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M A I S O N F R A N C I S K U R K D J I A N

I never start with the fragrance. That comes at the end of the story. FRANCIS KURKDJIAN Perfumer

Francis Kurkdjian grew up in a happy, creative home, where he developed a taste for the spectacular, for clothes and for celebrations. In his Parisian studio, he recalls with amusement the letter that changed the course of his life.

PA R F U M S C H R I S T I A N D I O R

Growing flowers is magic it s a little girl s dream come true. ARMELLE JANODY Perfume flower farmer

Le Clos de Callian sounds like the kind of village name you d find in a fairy tale. Perhaps Armelle Janody had a date with destiny when she went for that walk in her new home. By what twist of fate did she become Parfums Christian Dior s perfume flower farmer?

G U E R L A I N

Perfume is a form of expression. THIERRY WASSER Master Perfumer

You need a nose to be a perfume designer, but there s much more to it than that. It s also about alchemy, mystery and imagination. All these things are imbued in you as a child. Thierry Wasser, Master Perfumer at Guerlain, gives a passionate portrayal of his craft, a lifetime s work.

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