Pittsburgh Smells That Don’t Stink
It’s National Fragrance Day, and we’re talking niche perfumes, what they are, and why they’re having a moment right now in Pittsburgh. Producer and niche fragrance collector Elizabeth Kauma talks with lead producer Megan Harris about all of this while they try out several local fragrances.
You’ll also hear from artisanal perfumer Darren Alan, fragrance journalist Patric Rhys, and Scott Kindberg, the artist behind 5:55 Perfumery. Another local perfumer we mention is 837 North.
Here’s the Articles of Interest podcast we talked about, featuring Avery Trufelman.
And check out this Financial Review article about the fragrance industry.
If you want to do a deep dive into the market research behind this trend, this report from 2020 has some good data.
Patric also wrote an in-depth article detailing the history of fragrance.
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