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Le Parfum:
The Power of Fragrance

Speed Smelling
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
5 & 7pm

FIAF, Le Skyroom
Part of FIAF's Art de Vivre series Le Parfum: The Power of Fragrance

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What inspires a fragrance? Anything from grapefruit to graffiti. International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) presents an evening with nine of its world-renowned perfumers.

Hop from table-to-table and meet the noses behind Ralph Lauren's Polo, Estée Lauder's Pure White Linen, and Coach Poppy, as they unveil personal creations composed around elements that have inspired them.

Guests will receive a sample of the perfumes presented.

In English.

About the Series
Le Parfum: The Power of Fragrance examines the fascinating ways in which fragrance influences our emotions and heightens our perceptions. Meet some of today's leading perfumers, smell a selection of the world's iconic fragrances, hear the stories behind their creations, and discover how they've shaped our cultural landscape.


FIAF, Le Skyroom
22 East 60th Street
New York, NY

Single Tickets
FIAF Members $35
Non-Members $45

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Additional Series Events


A Scent of History
Thu, Nov 3 at 7pm
FIAF, Le Skyroom
More Info


The Power of Fragrance:
Panel Discussion

Thu, Nov 10 at 7pm
FIAF, Le Skyroom
More Info


Three-Event Package
FIAF Members $80
Non-Members $95


Package A or B
Both packages include all three events. Package A (still available) includes the 5pm Nov 16 event. Package B includes the 7pm event.

The 2011 Art de Vivre series is presented by Nespresso.

FIAF Fall 2011 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Florence Gould Foundation; Institut français; National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Robert de Rothschild; and The Laura Pels Foundation

Top Image: Fragrance Testing Strips


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