Will you smell of fruits or wood today? A perfume workshop comes to your aid

Mar 29, 2016, 09:35 IST | The Guide Team

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This is how F Scott Fitzgerald brings to life his hero in The Great Gatsby. But did he ever wonder that there could possibly be a perfume that would have suited his personality? Because among the vast range of fragrances available, the right one is the one that blends with the person, believes Rajiv Sheth, creative director Allgoodscents.com, a web portal for fragrances.

(Left to right) Rajiv Sheth at work; Citrus fragrance sparkles with energy
Rajiv Sheth at work

Sheth, who has 16 years of perfumery experience, will discuss 19 fragrances at a workshop to enable a new buyer to navigate a sea of perfumes and pick the right one.

Rajiv Sheth at work
Citrus fragrance sparkles with energy

“It’s a guide to learning the language of fragrance description, discover and smell various fragrance families or facets,” he says.

Here is a peek into his material for you to keep in mind when scanning the perfume section

Take the fragrance test
Citrus: The fresh scent is for those who enliven their surroundings with their energy and it goes best with comfort and sportswear.
Light Floral: The romantic can carry this delicate and subtle air around them.
Fruity: Youth, it is said, is a state of mind and the playful fragrances help you carry even flashy style with ease.
Leather: The powerful and smoky fragrance is for those who are not afraid to stand out in a crowd.
Woody: These fragrances are best suited for the sensual and mysterious who choose to be elegant and natural.

On: March 30, 6.30pm to 8pm
At: Alliance Française, New Marine Lines. 
Email: sheryn@afindia.org
Log on to: Allgoodscents.com

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