Styling / Art Direction
In the history of the magazine we had never shot fragrance before so I decided to rectify that and with the help of Martin our Deputy Art Director who came up with the fabulous idea of outrageous names (being a fragrance aficionado himself having almost knocked me out at Frederic Malle with Oud at The Burlington Arcade) we took the plunge.
Tom Ford’s Fucking Fabulous was the star of the show but Love in Black by Creed and Reckless by Roja Dove were close runners up and David Newton, our photographer and beauty wizard gave us a clever twist by putting each name in lights. I’ve since become a fragrance convert and have spent time with a ‘nose’ or two to my delight. Spicy and woody wins the day for me!
Fragrance Les Exclusifs de Chanel, Boy, Chanel, 75ml, £140/$187; 200ml, £250
Fucking Fabulous, Tom Ford, 50ml, £205
Love in Black, Creed, 75ml, £190/$250; 250ml, £340
Room 237, Bruno Fazzolari at Roullier White, 30ml, £85
L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Or Encens, Issey Miyake, 100ml, £91
Reckless Pour Homme, Roja Parfums, 50ml, £375/$485
Photographed for 1843 Magazine at The Economist in August 2018.