The first book of its kind: a definitive guide to the world of perfume Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez are experts in the world of scent. Turin, a renowned scientist, and Sanchez, a longtime perfume critic, have spent years sniffing the worldas most elegant and beautifulaas well as some truly terribleaperfumes. In Perfumes: The Guide, they combine their talents and experience to review more than twelve hundred fragrances, separating the divine from the good from the monumentally awful. Through witty, irreverent, and illuminating prose, the reviews in Perfumes not only provide consumers with an essential guide to shopping for fragrance, but also make for a unique reading experience. Perfumes features introductions to womenas and menas fragrances and an informative afrequently asked questionsa section including: ac What is the difference between eau de toilette and perfume? ac How long can I keep perfume before it goes bad? ac Whatas better: splash bottles or spray atomizers? ac What are perfumes made of? ac Should I change my fragrance each season? Perfumes: The Guide is an authoritative, one-of-a-kind book that will do for fragrance what Robert Parkeras books have done for wine. Beautifully designed and elegantly illustrated, this book will be the perfect gift for collectors and anyone whoas ever had an interest in the fascinating subject of perfume. Read Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez's posts on the Penguin Blog.In Perfumes: The Guide, they combine their talents and experience to review more than twelve hundred fragrances, separating the divine from the good from the monumentally awful.
|Author||:||Luca Turin, Tania Sanchez|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-04-10|