Fragrance

By Gabriel Power | 15 Mar 2021

For goodness' sake: exploring Japan's ancient beverages

Centuries have passed, fuedal kingdoms have battled, shogunates have seized and lost control and an entire empire has risen and crashed in a spectacular ball of flames. The written history o... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 27 Feb 2021

Scents and sensibility: Les Senteurs director Chris Hawksley tells Tempus about the power of perfume

In 1984 Betty Hawksley had the revolutionary idea to open a perfumery in London that stocked no big-name brands but, instead was devoted to the creations of small, independent fragrance houses. With h... Read More

By Suzanne Baum | 27 Jan 2021

14 of the best Valentine's gifts to give your loved one

After a difficult and tumultuous year, all we need is love right now. So with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s no better time to go heart to heart with the special pers... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 02 Dec 2020

Fiole, the world's first virtual perfumery, is determined to introduce scent-sational fragrances to the UK

A year unlike any other, 2020 has seen companies change tack almost overnight as they adapt to the unprecedented impact of Covid-19. Tasks that used to be easily achievable are no longer feasible due ... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Jul 2020

Terre Blanche’s chief concierge reveals a “haven of peace” with his authentic Provençal experiences

In this exclusive online series, Tempus speaks to hospitality experts from around the world to find out their top tips – and unique advice – to get the most out of the destinatio... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Apr 2020

Scents of serenity: the luxury fragrances guaranteed to brighten any mood

There’s something about a favourite perfume or cologne that ignites the happiest memories; reminds us of elegant evenings out, a loved one’s signature scent, or just being ready to ta... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Feb 2020

How the Experimental Perfume Club has simplified the approach to bespoke fragrances

There are few things better than finding one's perfect scent and, thanks to the rising trend of bespoke perfumes, there's never been more choice when looking for a unique perfume that matches ... Read More

By Farzana Ali | 02 Sep 2019

The UK's finest fragrance houses reveal why the artisanal approach rules

The rules are out. As mass-produced fragrances continue to hit a sour note with discerning perfume wearers, the move towards prestige and niche fragrances continues to rise. And as more of us continue... Read More

By Julien James Davis | 20 Sep 2018

In pursuit of perfection: why Elegantes London is the ultimate family of luxury perfumes

A glorious cobalt sky hangs over a quiet, leafy street in Northern France. There, two gleaming Bentley Bentayga SUVs sit parked in front of the unassuming buidlings – perhaps... Read More

By Charlotte Metcalf | 04 Sep 2018

These 5 powerful women are shaking up the watchmaking industry

The world of watchmaking is a predominantly male-led domain but change is being made. “Sexism has undoubtedly decreased significantly in the last 15 years,” Dr Rebecca ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 20 Aug 2018

An entrepreneurial "concierge for fragrance" says bespoke beauty is the future

As the demand for bespoke beauty grows, it’s clear that personalisation is the future. No surprise then, that emerging brands are taking note. One scent-sational example is Sniph, a fragrance di... Read More

By Rose Adams | 14 Aug 2018

V&A Museum to host the UK’s biggest ever Christian Dior exhibition next year

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum has announced it is to present the largest – and most expensive – exhibition on French couture label Christian Dior ever hosted in the UK, ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 07 Aug 2018

The sweet smell of success: Tempus talks to fragrance entrepreneur Nathalie Vinciguerra

To achieve success in your chosen field, it’s fundamental to live and breathe what you do – and no one knows this more than Nathalie Vinciguerra, founder of luxury fragrance brand Anima Vi... Read More

By Rose Adams | 15 May 2018

Blooming delicious: London’s best Chelsea Flower Show inspired menus

As The Royal Horticultural Society’s prestigious Chelsea Flower Show returns to Chelsea Hospital for its ninth year on 22-15 May, a roster of the city’s best bars and restaurants... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 29 Mar 2018

Le Gemme Reali: Bulgari's bejewelled new perfume trio is fit for an empress

At Bulgari's elegant boutique on New Bond Street, a unique £900,000 platinum necklace adorned with precious emerald, rubies and rare sapphires sits on display in homage to the Byzantine Empr... Read More

By Rose Adams | 10 Jan 2018

A cut above the rest: How to perfect the traditional wet shave at home

The delicate art of traditional facial hair removal is having a moment this year, after enjoying a boom in popularity as men look to spending more time and money on improving the quality and expe... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Dec 2017

WIN! This luxury Lalique fragrance for a dreamy 2018 in our Countdown to Christmas

Day seven of Tempus' 12-day Countdown to Christmas giveaway, where you can win these exclusive luxury prizes to ring in 2018 in style. Here's the latest of our exclusive gifts: WIN! ... Read More

By Tempus | 27 Nov 2017

WIN: Countdown to Christmas with Tempus' festive giveaway

Yes, it's that time of year again – Christmas is fast approaching and to celebrate our new website's very first festive season we're giving away 12 incredible prizes to 12 ... Read More