Off-White + Byredo’s “Elevator Music” Fragrance Collaboration

A concept-driven capsule collection devised around one tantalizing scent

Scent is one of many senses Off-White‘s Virgil Abloh and Byredo‘s Ben Gorham manipulate for their multi-category collaboration “Elevator Music.” And yet, the aroma is so compelling—floral but without gender, steady but not overpowering—that it makes an obscure product like hair perfume seem like a necessity. In addition to the hair perfume, Gorhan and Abloh use the fragrance in a lavish hand cream and a …

Replicating the American Dollar’s Scent

Partnering with chemist and perfumer Marc vom Ende from fragrance and flavor manufacturer Symrise, artist Mike Bouchet will fill all 45,000 square feet of Chelsea’s Marlborough Gallery with the reconstructed scent of American money. The exhibition, known as “Tender,” opens today 19 January 2017. Within, guests will find nothing but the olfactory, invisible “structure.” The scent’s formula took over a year to develop and carries …

The Bygone Candle Co.

Handmade from soy wax to remind you of seasons past

Founded last year in White Plains, NY, Britt Dignan’s Bygone Candle Co. produces candles that boast lush fragrances made to remind users of seasons past. Dignan decided to start the business after failing to find candles that were seasonally appropriate—they were all too sweet or unnecessarily complex, and she wanted rich but subtle perfumes. Her resulting collection features three candles per season, with scents that …