Imaginary Authors is born from the concept of scent as art and art as provocation. Like a good book, these scents are meant to inspire you.
In 1980, Gwen K. Vroomen quit a monotonous job, went to the corner bar, and – on the bartender’s urging – threw a dart at a world map tacked on the wall. She had never heard of Goa but knew immediately she needed to go. Three months later she was celebrating Hindu New Year at a tea garden high in the hills of Kerala, fireworks exploding below. She wrote...
A true adventure scent, wear Memoirs of a Trespasser when traveling, and again when you’re back home to conjure comforting memories.“Who needs love when there is still cognac in the glass?” - Philip SavaNotes: Madagascar Vanilla, Guaiacwood, Myrrh, Benzoin Resin, Ambrette Seeds & Oak Barrels
“If you are looking for the pieces of a broken heart, you might try rifling through the twigs and needles on the forest floor.”-Philip SavaLike a scarf, wear Cape Heartache in the fall and winter, and observe how people gravitate to your warmth. Top: Douglas Fir, Pine Resin, Western HemlockHeart: Vanilla Leaf, StrawberryBase: Old Growth, Mountain Fog
“Tomorrow I will fight; but tonight, I recline into a sweet reverie of muddled mint and ice.”When to wear: when the weight of the world seems too much to bear, a prayer to Saint Julep will not only soothe, but will give you the aplomb to keep marching forward.Notes:Sweet Mint, Tangerine, Southern Magnolia, Bourbon, Grisalva, Sugarcube & Crushed Ice