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With music or perfume, be a virtuoso!

Pierre-André has been busy. In his popular band in the 1980s Les Avions, and then in a varied and successful career in architecture and business, now he’s taken time out to record a solo album of electronic music.

Pierre-André creates his own perfume works of art with his at-home Scent Creator, at his Paris apartment.

Pierre-André has been busy. In his popular band in the 1980s Les Avions, and then in a varied and successful career in architecture and business, now he’s taken time out to record a solo album of electronic music. Pierre-André creates his own perfume works of art with his at-home Scent Creator, at his Paris apartment. What do you love about having the Scent Creator at home?“Technology is really important to me - it enables us to do so much. It gives us...
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Love at first scent

Love at first scent: Le Coup de Foudre collection by The Alchemist Atelier.

Le Coup de Foudre collection by The Alchemist Atelier. Victoire, Louise, and Samantha are The Alchemist Atelier’s in house expert perfumers. You can find them at our Paris Atelier, or meet them online. Romance is all about the senses. But the scents we associate with passion and romance aren’t arbitrary. Part of the art of perfumery is understanding the deep subconscious references our minds make between fragrances and feelings, and our in-house expert perfumers have carefully curated three sumptuous perfumes...
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Sharing and co-creating… that’s truly nourishing!

A lifelong gastronome and food obsessive, in 2017 Marie Chavarot turned her passion into a brand, launching marie.made and introducing Paris to next-level, conscious cuisine.

A lifelong gastronome and food obsessive, in 2017 Marie Chavarot turned her passion into a brand, launching marie.made and introducing Paris to next-level, conscious cuisine.   Having worked with exclusive fashion brands, she perfectly understands the link between fashion, style, fragrance and food. Marie and her friends cook up delicious perfumes with her Scent Creator, at home in Paris.   What do you love about having the Scent Creator at home? Marie: “What I love about cooking is taking raw materials...
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The Lovers who create together, stay together

Give better this Valentine’s Day. Create together, making unique fragrances inspired by each other - along with memories that will last forever. 

This Valentine’s Day, why not do something truly original with someone special in your life. Whether it’s romantic, or simply a way to spend precious time with a loved one, what could be more inspiring than creating totally unique personal fragrances together that you can wear and even share? Learning and creating together is more than just making perfumes, it’s making memories you can treasure forever.    Discovering the fundamental principles of perfumery has never been simpler or more fun...
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Make every day magic with a perfume a day

Forget generic perfumes and be yourself in 2020, with unique, extraordinary fragrances every single day.   2020 is going to...
Forget generic perfumes and be yourself in 2020, with unique, extraordinary fragrances every single day.   2020 is going to be a year full of surprises, discovery and creativity. At The Alchemist Atelier, we know that the age of Big Fashion is over, and people are looking for ways to express themselves with fewer brand names and more uniqueness, personal taste and control.   There are already many Perfume Alchemists - people using our exclusive Scent Creator device in their...
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Discovery Kit - Experiment and discover in 2020

Discover perfume like never before with scents curated to perfection - free with Scent Creator Purchase throughout January.

Discover perfume like never before with scents curated to perfection - free with Scent Creator Purchase throughout January.   Don’t limit your imagination. Discover the world of possibilities with our Discovery Kit - you’ll never think of perfume the same way.   Make 2020 a year of discovery and adventure, with The Alchemist Atelier. Right now we are gifting our indispensable Discovery Kit with every Scent Creator purchased in January. With our Scent Discovery Kit, you can explore and play,...
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Why not be unique?

You might not know Luna Gilles’ face, but you will have seen her work on the faces of the fashion world.

Luna creates her own unique perfumes with The Alchemist Atelier Scent Creator at her apartment in Paris.

 

 

“Why not be unique?” - Luna Gilles, professional make-up artist.   You might not know Luna Gilles’ face, but you will have seen her work on the faces of the fashion world. One of a new generation of young, talented make-up artists in Paris, Luna started out working with high-end fashion magazines like Ella and Marie Claire, as well as with brands like Saint Laurent at Paris fashion week. Luna creates her own unique perfumes with The Alchemist Atelier Scent...
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Introducing our extra-special Festive Collection.

What better way to mark the holidays tan with an extra-special festive fragrance?
To celebrate the festive Season, our in-house perfumers Louise, Solene and Victoire have curated a range of five extra-special, limited edition contemporary fragrances. Our Noël range embodies the heritage scents of Christmas and the winter solstice, as well as evocative seasonal ingredients with singular, modern twists.  Perfume alchemist Victoire de Neufville took her inspiration from the winter solstice to create the stunning Lux Terrae. “I wanted to incorporate essences I really love from both East and West, and I loved...
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An expert guide to creating and gifting perfect pers...

Perfume alchemist Louise talks about the importance of gifting, and the best ways to gift unique, perfect personal fragrances.

For more than 5,000 years, people have been making and gifting perfume to mark special occasions. Today, technology means you can create gifts that are unique, personalized and more special than ever before.   Many of our customers at The Alchemist Atelier are especially excited about gifting personal fragrances to friends and family, and our exclusive Scent Creator makes it simple and enjoyable to experiment and blend perfumes that make unforgettable gifts.   I have spent years making my own...
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Turn heads and be noticed with a statement evening p...

Perfume alchemist Solene tells us how to make a splash during party season with statement fragrances that really stand out from the crowd.

Perfume alchemist Solene tells us how to make a splash during party season with statement fragrances that really stand out from the crowd. Wearing perfume is a lot like any other kind of accessory. We don’t always want to dress up, but for some occasions, we might add a bright red lipstick, or want to add a touch of real glamour. For parties and special occasions – office Christmas events and evenings out are on many of our minds at...
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Meet our perfumers

As the Alchemist community already knows, our Atelier in Paris offers the possibility to create your bespoke perfumes. A process...
As the Alchemist community already knows, our Atelier in Paris offers the possibility to create your bespoke perfumes. A process guided by perfumers that will inspire you and help you discover the language of perfumery. We sat down with Louise, one of the perfumers that have been part of The Alchemist Atelier family since we opened our first Atelier in Rue Étienne Marcel, Paris, to learn more about what inspires her and the world of perfume.   What's your earliest...
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Big Time Sensuality: the link between perfume emotio...

 “He who ruled scent ruled the hearts of men.”  – Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind In Patrick Süskind’s...
 “He who ruled scent ruled the hearts of men.”  – Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind In Patrick Süskind’s seminal novel, the murderous Jean Baptiste Grenouille knows that scents, perhaps more than any other sensual stimulant, arouse emotions and memories otherwise locked away.  Like Proust, enjoying his tea-soaked madeleine, we are often shocked by how memories are suddenly brought perfectly to life by smells and fragrances. As poetic as the shiver of sensual provocation sounds, the reason perfume is...
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