The Melodist Aroma Set

Featuring the brand’s popular Post-Poo Drops, along with their Olous Aromatique Room Spray and Body Cleansing Soap Slab, Aesop’s “The Melodist” set aims to alleviate unwanted scents from people and the places they visit—as all are in travel-safe sizes. One of five new sets, “The Melodist” is housed within a reusable tan amenities case that’s wrapped in an illustration of Euterpe by artist Giovanni Garcia-Fenech.

Interview: Master Perfumer and Royal Salute 21 Whisky Consultant Barnabé Fillion

Exploring the ways in which scent combinations create and evoke memories

We know that the brain employs scent to trigger memories and feelings. Without your olfactory system running properly, smelling certain things would be difficult—and, of course, food and drinks would taste different too. Perhaps most importantly, your brain wouldn’t create lasting memories in the same way. On a  recent trip to Dubai, we spoke with master perfumer and Royal Salute 21 whisky consultant, Barnabé Fillion …

Istros Aromatique Room Spray

Just the right amount of smoky and floral, Istros Aromatique delicately fragrances a room, without being overwhelming. With pink pepper, lavender and tobacco, the scent is earthy but floral, invigorating and soothing. The 100ml bottle will last a good while, and the design is sophisticated enough not to hide away in bathroom cupboards.