*EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW* He’s, Carmichael, She’s Celina House of Byfield Perfume & Cologne Collection

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He’s, Carmichael, She’s Celina

House of Byfield Perfume & Cologne Collection

ZESTY notes of lemon, orange and mandarin, sophisticated florals and aromatic musks – spring/summer 2015’s new fragrance launches call to mind sunny days and fresh spring mornings, with inspirations ranging from Italy’s Mediterranean coast to the beauty of hand-picked roses in Grasse. house of by field gives us a peek into their new perfume line!

WWS:

“WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START MAKING HE’S CARMICHAEL, & SHE’S CELINA BY HOUSE OF BYFIELD

C.B:

“Ever since the age of 11yrs I was obsessed with Men perfumes. And in my early teenage years i’ve started collecting (Men’s Perfumes) & reached a total of 89 bottles of designers perfumes.”

WWS:

“DO YOU HAVE ANY FORMAL TRAINING IN PERFUMERY, OR ARE YOU SELF-TAUGHT? HAVE THERE BEEN ANY MENTORS OR OTHER PERSONAL OR CULTURAL INFLUENCES ON YOUR WORK AS A PERFUMER?”

C.B:

 “I haven’t any formal training but in my mind I imaging the scents I wanted to bring into reality and now they are here (He’s Carmichael & She’s Celina) both by: House of Byfield”

WWS:

“WHAT ARE THE CURRENT CHALLENGES YOU FACE AS A PERFUMER, BOTH CREATIVELY AND IN REGARD TO MANUFACTURING, DISTRIBUTING AND MARKETING YOUR PERFUME?”

C.B:

“The challenges are endless but wasn’t difficult, because i’ve already imagine the scents i wanted and worked towards bring them into reality. Manufacturing the perfumes wasn’t difficult and distributing them running smoothly as how I’ve imaging.”

WWS:

“WHAT WERE SOME OF THE BEST MOMENTS YOU HAD DURING PRODUCTION?

C.B:

“The best moments was getting to the factory where the perfumes were manufacturing and observing the process.”

WWS:

“WHAT ELEMENT OF YOUR PERFUME MAKING PROCESS DO YOU THINK READERS OF THIS BLOG WOULD BE INTERESTED OR SURPRISED TO LEARN ABOUT?

C.B:

“The elements is motivative. The 1st announcement i’ve made on social media was welcoming and the fans sends their well wishes and they weren’t surprised at the newly products of the perfumes. It’s something i think they wanted.”

 

WWS:

It seems like, for you, creating and wearing perfume is almost meditative …do your clothing designs play an part in creating the actual scent?

C.B:

“Absolutely, the colors of the perfume boxes is the actually color from a design I did at a show from my previous collection in 2014 and the scent os a long lasting memorizing scent which stays on the skins/clothing for up to 8 hours.”

WWS:

“WHAT INGREDIENTS DID YOU BLEND OR START WITH… WHAT WAS THE END RESULT”

C.B:

“The ingredients for men (parfum, alcohol, denat, water, citronellol, limonene, linalool, geraniol, hexyl, cinnamal, benzyl)…The ingredients for women (alcohol, dent, water, (aqua), parfum, dipropylene, glycol, hedione, lonalool, Galaxolide and salicylate) & both end results was what I hoped for.”

WWS:

“DID THE SCENT DIFFER FROM START TO FINISH?”

C.B:

“The scent remains the same I’ve required”

WWS:

“IS THERE A SECRET TO YOUR FORMULA OR ANY INGREDIENTS YOU CANT SHARE WITH US?”

C.B:

” There’s secret and that’ll remain to the brand of House of Byfield.”

WWS:

 “Now that we’re heading into winter, what do you look for when you’re choosing your own fragrance?”

C.B:

“Just what I expect for the winter is whats here now. The newly men/women perfumes from the brand House of Byfield”

WWS:

“WHO ARE YOUR FAVORITE PERFUMERS OR PERFUME HOUSES, AND WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT THEIR WORK?”

C.B:

“I’m very obsess with perfumes, i’ve now 194 bottles and still collecting more as new perfumes releases. But my all time favourite will be (Ted Lapidus) for men.”

WWS:

“HOW HAS YOUR WORK AS A PERFUMER AFFECTED YOUR PERCEPTION OF EVERYDAY SMELLS?”

C.B:

“It hasn’t affected my work because it was already in the planning to launches perfumes for the brand.”

WWS:

MANY INGREDIENTS THAT ARE EDIBLE ARE ALSO USED IN FRAGRANCE (CHOCOLATE, VANILLA, COFFEE AND ROSE, TO NAME A FEW). IF YOU COULD REVERSE THIS PROCESS AND TURN ANY PERFUME INGREDIENT INTO AN EDIBLE INGREDIENT, WHAT WOULD THAT BE? WHICH FRAGRANCE INGREDIENT DO YOU THINK WOULD TASTE NICE AS A FLAVOUR?

C.B:

“Oh you’re absolutely right about that. And i wouldn’t dear change or try to change or reverse any other scent. Because i respect the works of perfumes makers. Thou I would add more fruits ingredients to my next perfumes which will release in December 2015.”

WWS: WHERE CAN WE BUY HE’S CARMICHAEL & SHE’S CELINA BY HOUSE OF BYFIELD

C.B:

“The perfumes is currently being market globally and nation wide here in the Netherlands. And a few store’s and webshop is now carrying/selling the perfumes.

1) Runway Passport Magazine

2) Labellinda.com

3) House of Byfield Store”  www.houseofbyfield.com

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