An olfactive documentary on iconoclastic perfumer Alessandro Gualtieri’s quest for novel scents is making the art house cinema rounds. Fragrance aficienados will know Gualatieri by his niche line Nassomato whose bottle resemble mid-century furniture and are sold at Luckyscent.
The English city of York may have taken a cue from its sister city, New York, in an innovative tourist strategy. New York city recently inspired a scratch and sniff children’s book on the Big Apple, New York, Phew York. It hardly seems a coincidence that now the York tourism board is turning to a scented guide designed to lure visitors.
Here’s a lovely recent interview with olfactory dreamer Frédéric Malle.
Those lucky enough to be near Calgary can take the scent-guided tour of the city courtesy of Swerve, the city’s online event and culture guide. The rest of us will take have to take the virtual tour.