by DSH Perfumes (USA)
CD/ Perfumer: Dawn Spencer Hurwitz
Fragrance House: In-House Production
Release Date: 11/2016 (Source: Brand documents)
Finalist Category: Artisan, 2017
A woody, creamy, rich, GOLDEN, incense oriental fragrance with subtle oceanic brine and animalic nuances in background. Unisex.
Dawn Spencer Hurwitz is a true underground force in niche perfumery. DSH, as she is called by her devoted following, has been working with aromatics for the past 23 years and is a pioneer of the indie perfumery movement. She has developed many innovative concept perfumes and worked with top designers to consult and create exclusive perfumes. Beginning her career as a painter, Dawn came to perfumery in 1991 while working at Boston’s famed ESSENSE Perfumery (on Posh Newbury Street). She developed her talent for creating perfumes based on fine art principles, and since the early nineties, began developing her innovative lines of ready-to-wear artisan perfumes under her own label (*including the recent launch of DAWN Perfumes at BARNEYS NEW YORK / Tokyo with Japanese design partners, Undulate Labs) while consulting for niche marketers, such as Luckyscent / Indiescents, Flora Napa Valley, Calypso, Jules & Jane, and Zents Spa Collection.