Events Calendar 14-15 September 2019

Friday 14/09
10:30am

RAW / Madagascar and its amazing Raw Materials, Vanilla and other Treasures curated by MANE

Stazione Leopolda, Conference Room

A special talk/presentation curated by MANE guides us through the discovery of the extraordinary olfactory richness of Vanilla, with a compelling journey to Madagascar, the world's leading producer of Vanilla and other secret raw materials. Together with Micaela Giamberti, Mane's Fragrance Division Director Italy, Spain and Portugal, there will be Tony Phan, Natural Extracts Production Director EMEA, and Julie Massé, MANE Fine Fragrance Perfumer.
Only for Fragranze registered visitors. 

12:00pm

Fragranze Observatory / The culture and market of artistic perfumery in Italy and Europe

Stazione Leopolda, Conference Room

The first economic observatory of the sector promoted by Pitti Immagine and conducted by HermesLab in collaboration with Centro ModaCult of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. 
Only for Fragranze registered visitors. 

2:00pm

TALK / Material Girls: what are the scent materials Asian consumers love most

Stazione Leopolda, Conference Room

Chandler Burr in conversation with Alex Lee, nose of the fine fragrances creative team at Mane, and Rosaline Lou, creator and founder of The Scent Library Beijing.
Only for Fragranze registered visitors. 

4:00pm

TALK / How to make it in China and Japan: how to get in and not land on your face

Stazione Leopolda, Conference Room

Chandler Burr in conversation with Lin Lin, CEO of the China International Beauty Expo trade fair, Ramdane Touhami, multi tastking entrepreneur and creator of the brand L’Officine Universelle Buly, and Rosaline Lou, Creator and Founder of The Scent Library Beijing.
Only for Fragranze registered visitors. 

5:00pm

Fragranze at Giardino Bardini / Workshop for children: Stories of perfumes and scents of stories - Smell stories of late summer

Giardino Bardini

Costa S. Giorgio 2, Firenze

A workshop for children aged 6 to 10 by Gabriele Pino and Oriana Picceni: have you ever tried to smell Snow White’s apple or the focaccia that Cappuccetto brings to her grandmother? And what perfume could the witch house of Hansel and Gretel have? Stories have a scent, but also perfumes can have their own story. For reservations (limited places) rsvp@pittimmagine.com.

5:30pm

Opening Cocktail

Stazione Leopolda, Piazzale Gae Aulenti

Viale F.lli Rosselli 5, Firenze

Three cocktails inspited by vanilla, vetiver and geranium bourbon created for the occasion by Marco Loda for Fragranze. By invitation only.

7:00pm

Fragranze at Giardino Bardini / "At the beginning was the perfume", a reading by Aldo Nove

Giardino Bardini

Costa S. Giorgio 2, Firenze

One of the most acclaimed Italian writers but also a great expert in fragrances. The event will be part of the Talk series at Villa Bardini, a series of meetings on the major contemporary themes promoted by the Fondazione CR Firenze, in collaboration with the Wimbledon Cultural Association and the Bardini and Peyron Monumental Parks Foundation. Free admission.

...IN TOWN

10:00am-7:00pm

Lorenzo Villoresi

Lorenzo Villoresi

Via de' Bardi 12, Firenze

The boutique opens up the doors of his world with special meetings and visits to the terrace with its special collection of aromatic and perfumery plants coming from all over the world. 

10:30am-10:30pm

PrOOOfumo meets L:A Bruket

OOO Concept Store

Viale Spartaco Lavagnini 70/72, Firenze

OOO presents in its Out Of the Ordinary spaces L:A Bruket’s fragrances, which celebrate a strong connection with the nature. Dedicated tasting selection and a special drinks. Info/reservations: 055.4606720 / concept.store@ooo.it.

4:00pm-6:00pm

Rendez-Vous with Nathalie Vinciguerra - A Soul Conqueror Niche Fragrances

Villa Favard

Via Curtatone 1, Firenze

Polimoda in collaboration with Olfattorio will welcome perfume powerhouse Nathalie Vinciguerra, founder and CEO of luxury fragrance brand Anima Vinci, for a guest lecture on the poetic language of scent. By registration only: www.polimoda.com/rendez-vous-nathalie-vinciguerra/

5:00pm

Fragranze at Giardino Bardini / Workshop for children: Stories of perfumes and scents of stories - Smell stories of late summer

Giardino Bardini

Costa S. Giorgio 2, Firenze

A workshop for children aged 6 to 10 by Gabriele Pino and Oriana Picceni: have you ever tried to smell Snow White’s apple or the focaccia that Cappuccetto brings to her grandmother? And what perfume could the witch house of Hansel and Gretel have? Stories have a scent, but also perfumes can have their own story. Info/reservations (limited places): rsvp@pittimmagine.com

5:00pm and 6:00pm

Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella guided tours

Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella

Via della Scala 16, Firenze

Founded in 1221 by Dominican monks, in 1612 when it opens to the public the company takes on the name Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella. Since then production and sales of perfumes, soaps, cosmetics and liqueurs has proceeded continuously, using the highest quality raw materials and artisanal procedures established by the Dominican monks. Free guided tours by reservation (please write an email to rsvp@pittimmagine.com mentioning your preferred date and time). 

5:00pm-6:00pm

Lorenzo Villoresi - Essenze Straodinarie [Extraordinary Essences]

Lorenzo Villoresi

Via de' Bardi 12, Firenze

A guided tastings of rare and precious aromatic plants. By reservation only (limited places, to register write an email to rsvp@pittimmagine.com).  

5:00pm-7:00pm

Erboristeria San Simone - Perfumer for a day

Antica Erboristeria San Simone

Via Ghibellina 190r, Firenze

An olfactory drink inspired by the notes of some original and new fragrances made by the Master Perfumer Fernanda Russo. Info/reservations: +39.055.0517646 / +39.320.7873438 / info@anticaerboristeriasansimone.it.

6:00pm-8:00pm

Meets Essenses @Wongvalle

Wongvalle

Via delle Belle Donne 16a, Firenze

Wongavalle and Essenses host Francois Henin from Jovoy Paris with Jeroboam and Dimitri Weber from Australia with Goldfield&Banks for an informal aperitiv discovering their olfactory universes at the antipodes. Open to the public.

6:00pm-8:00pm

Farmacia SS. Annunziata - Guess the note

Farmacia SS. Annunziata

Via Porta Rossa 43r, Firenze

An olfactory game to guess the notes of the fragrances proposed by Farmacia SS. Annunziata. Info/reservations: +39.055.210738 / www.farmaciassannunziata1561.it / info@farmaciassannunziata1561.it

6:00pm-9:00pm

Profumeria Aline in collaboration with The Estée Lauder Companies

Profumeria Aline / The Estée Lauder

Piazza S. Giovanni 26r, Firenze

A multisensorial journey through make-up, skincare and fragrance journey guided by the Beauty Experts of The Estée Lauder Companies. By invitation only.  

6:00pm-12:00pm

Unscent • Flavour, Taste & Savour

Avery Perfume Gallery

Borgo degli Albizi 70r , Firenze

A unique format to identify and enhance the sense of smell in relation to all the other senses. An olfactory tasting curated and guided by Paolo Barichella, food designer. By reservation only milano@intertradeurope.com

6:30pm-8:30pm

L'O' Profumo

L'O'

Via Pietrapiana 44r, Firenze

Presentation in collaboration with Linda Pilkinton of Ormonde Jane. Info/reservations: +39.055.2639657 / +39.327.0664959 / mail@loprofumo.com.   

6:30pm-11:00pm

Alcoholic Vanilla

Atrium Bar, Four Seasons

Borgo Pinti 99, Firenze

Vanilla flavours and fragrances are mixed with cocktails preparations by Mixologist Edoardo Sandri, live music. Info/reservations: +39.055.2626450 / www.ilpalagioristorante.it atriumbar@fourseasons.com. Paid event.

7:00pm

Fragranze at Giardino Bardini / "At the beginning was the perfume", a reading by Aldo Nove

Giardino Bardini

Costa S. Giorgio 2, Firenze

One of the most acclaimed Italian writers but also a great expert in fragrances. The event will be part of the Talk series at Villa Bardini, a series of meetings on the major contemporary themes promoted by the Fondazione CR Firenze, in collaboration with the Wimbledon Cultural Association and the Bardini and Peyron Monumental Parks Foundation. Free admission. 

7:00pm-8:00pm

Dr Vranjes - Giglio di Firenze Masterclass

Dr Vranjes Firenze

Borgo la Croce 44r, Firenze

Presentation of the new Home decor perfume  Giglio di Firenze. Masterclass on Giglio di Firenze creation. Info/reservations: firenze.borgolacroce@drvranjesretail.com.

from 7:30pm

Bohoboco - Fragranze at Il Locale

Il Locale

Via delle Seggiole 12r, Firenze

A selection of cocktails created in collaboration with Bohoboco. Pairing drinks and fragrances. Info/reservations: +39.055.9067188 / info@localefirenze.it. Paid event.

8:00pm

Norcia Studio / Coexist

Coexist Store

Piazza Nazario Sauro 22r, Firenze

Presentation of the new brands of Norcia Studio, beauty products agency with cosmetics and niche perfumes. Dj set and installations. Info/reservations: +39.328.0708878 / norciastudio.info@gmail.com

from 8:00pm

Fragrances to bite

Ora d'Aria

Via dei Georgofili 11r, Firenze

A tasting menu dedicated to the fragrances in the plate, first to smell and then to bite. Info/reservations: 055.2001699 / www.oradariaristorante.com. Paid event.

from 8:30pm

Vanilla emotion

Konnubio

Via dei Conti 8r, Firenze

An exclusive dinner, where vanilla will be the trait d'union created by the chef Beatrice Segoni with a selection of wines by Castello di Monsanto chosen by Sommelier Simone Loguercio. Info/reservations: +39.055.2381189. Paid event.

9:00pm

Filippo Sorcinelli - Sinestesie dell'anima [Synesthesia of the soul]

Basilica di San Miniato al Monte

Via delle Porte Sante 34, Firenze

A journey into the Spirituality that involves the five senses. Filippo Sorcinelli directs his vocal octet Extrait de Musique connecting music and scent together with words and readings by Abbot Bernardo Francesco Gianni. Free admission.

Saturday 15/09
8:15am-6:50pm

Fragranze in the Boboli Gardens Special opening of the Ananassi Garden

Giardino di Boboli

Piazza Pitti 1, Firenze

A secret corner of the Boboli Gardens not normally open to the public, where, during the Renaissance period, tropical and exotic plants of various species from the New World were grown. Need to purchase the ticket.

11:00am

Fragranze at Palazzo Pitti / Tracce 2018 - Let yourself be guided by fashion... and by perfume

Museo della Moda e del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Piazza Pitti 1, Firenze

The exhibition Tracce 2018, curated by Caterina Chiarelli and Simonella Condemi, combines fashion creations, accessories with paintings and sculptures coming from the collection of Galleria di Arte Moderna. On the occasion of Fragranze a special guided tour led by Elisabetta Invernici, in which works and clothes will be combined with perfumes and fragrances. For reservations (places are limited) rsvp@pittimmagine.com.

12:00pm

TALK / Asia & You

Stazione Leopolda, Conference Room

Chandler Burr in conversation with Lin Lin, CEO of the China International Beauty Expo trade fair, Ramdane Touhami, multi tasking entrepreneur and creator of the brand L’Officine Universelle Buly, Alex Lee, nose of the fine fragrances creative team at Mane, Arnaud Guggenbuhl Marketing Director at Givaudan Fragranze Europa, Johanna Monange, Global Director of L'Oréal, Creation, Design & Innovation Director Asia, IFF, and Rosaline Lou, Creator and Founder of The Scent Library Beijing.
Only for Fragranze registered visitors. 
 

2:00pm

TALK / Personal POV: My life in Asia's Perfume Market

Stazione Leopolda, Conference Room

Chandler Burr in conversation with Arnaud Guggenbuhl Marketing Director at Givaudan Fragranze Europa, and Johanna Monange, Global Director of L'Oréal, Creation, Design & Innovation Director Asia, IFF. 
Only for Fragranze registered visitors. 

4:30pm

Olfactory Culture: a contemporary overlook through insiders' eyes

Stazione Leopolda, Conference Room

A panel focused on the development of contemporary olfactory culture throughout various initiatives. With the participation of: Saskia Wilson-Brown, The Institute for Art and Olfaction, Roberto Drago, PerFumum, and Dominique Brunel, Nez - the Olfactory Magazine, moderator Hannah Ikin, Premium Beauty News. Only for Fragranze registered visitors.

...IN TOWN

8:15am-6:50pm

Fragranze at Giardino di Boboli / Special opening of the Ananassi Garden

Giardino di Boboli

Piazza Pitti 1, Firenze

Special opening of a secret corner of the Boboli Gardens not normally open to the public, where, during the Renaissance period, tropical and exotic plants of various species from the New World were grown. Need to purchase the ticket. 

10:00am-7:00pm

Lorenzo Villoresi

Lorenzo Villoresi

Via de' Bardi 12, Firenze

The boutique opens up the doors of his world with special meetings and visits to the terrace with its special collection of aromatic and perfumery plants coming from all over the world. 

10:00am-7:30pm

Jo Malone London presents Honeysuckle & Davana

Jo Malone London Boutique

Via degli Speziali 6/8r, Firenze

To celebrate the new launch an artist will customize Jo Malone London iconic boxes with bespoke Honeysuckle & Davana stencils. An anticipation of the new Cologne, Honeysuckle & Davana. Info/reservations: +39.055.211711 / jomalonefirenze@it.estee.com / www.jomalone.eu/it .  

10:30am-8:00pm

PrOOOfumo meets Timothy Han

OOO Concept Store

Viale Spartaco Lavagnini 70/72, Firenze

OOO shows Timothy Han’s fragrances with a rendez-vous that helps to discover what is the intimate link between perfume, literature and any other creative expression through a selection of tastings and a drink designed for the occasion. Info/reservations:  055.4606720 / concept.store@ooo.it.

11:00am

Fragranze at Palazzo Pitti / Tracce 2018 - Let yourself be guided by fashion... and by perfume

Museo della Moda e del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Piazza Pitti 1, Firenze

The exhibition Tracce 2018, curated by Caterina Chiarelli and Simonella Condemi, combines fashion creations, accessories with paintings and sculptures coming from the collection of Galleria di Arte Moderna. On the occasion of Fragranze a special guided tour led by Elisabetta Invernici, in which works and clothes will be combined with perfumes and fragrances. For reservations (places are limited) rsvp@pittimmagine.com.

11:00am-1:00pm

Olfattorio

Olfattorio Bar à Parfums

Via de' Tornabuoni 6, Firenze

Rendez-vous with Nathalie Vinciguerra. Free admission.

11:00am-8:00pm

Unscent • Flavour, Taste & Savour

Avery Perfume Gallery

Borgo degli Albizi 70r , Firenze

A unique format to identify and enhance the sense of smell in relation to all the other senses. Olfactory tasting in collaboration with Paolo Barichella, food designer. Free admission.

2:00pm-4:00pm

Olfattorio

Olfattorio Bar à Parfums

Via de' Tornabuoni 6, Firenze

Rendez-vous with Alexander Vreeland - Diana Vreeland Parfums. Free admission.

2:00pm-6:00pm

Spezierie Palazzo Vecchio: an artisanal laboratory of niche fragrances

Spezierie Palazzo Vecchio- Laboratorio e Uffici

Via Magenta 6a rosso, Firenze

A short journey through the raw materials of the Renaissance, an interesting olfactory experience on the raw material Sandalwood and a fun Olfactory Game. Info/reservations: +39.055.2396055 / info@spezieriepalazzovecchio.it

4:00pm-7:00pm

Erboristeria San Simone - Perfumer for a day

Antica Erboristeria San Simone

Via Ghibellina 190r, Firenze

Fragrance Designer: become a Perfumer for a day. Art, creativity and essences under the guidance of Master Perfumer Fernanda Russo leading you to create a unique fragrance: yours. Info/reservations: +39.055.0517646 / +39.320.7873438 / info@anticaerboristeriasansimone.it.

5:00pm and 6:00pm

Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella guided tours

Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella

Via della Scala 16, Firenze

Founded in 1221 by Dominican monks, in 1612 when it opens to the public the company takes on the name Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella. Since then production and sales of perfumes, soaps, cosmetics and liqueurs has proceeded continuously, using the highest quality raw materials and artisanal procedures established by the Dominican monks. Free guided tours by reservation (please write an email to rsvp@pittimmagine.com mentioning your preferred date and time). 

5:00pm-6:00pm

Lorenzo Villoresi - Essenze Straodinarie [Extraordinary Essences]

Lorenzo Villoresi

Via de' Bardi 12, Firenze

A guided tastings of rare and precious aromatic plants. By reservation only (limited places, to register write an email to rsvp@pittimmagine.com).  

5:30pm-7:30pm

Olfattorio

Olfattorio Bar à Parfums

Via de' Tornabuoni 6, Firenze

Rendez-vous with Sophie Bruneau - Affinessence. Free admission. 

5:30pm-8:30pm

Laurent Mazzone Parfums - Hysteric Night Fever

Profumeria Inglese

Via De’ Ginori 2r, Firenze

Olfactory experience to present the latest creation by Laurent Mazzone Parfums “Hysteric”. Info/prenotazioni: info@aquacosmetics.com

from 6:00pm

PrOOOfumo meets Timothy Han / Tasting menu

OOO Concept Store

Viale Spartaco Lavagnini 70/72, Firenze

Tasting menu inspired by the fragrances of literature great classics interpreted by the artist and perfumer Timothy Han; from 6.00pm dj set and presentation of the fragrances in the Concept Store. Tasting menu to follow. Info/reservation +39.055.4606720 / concept.store@ooo.it. Paid event. 

6:00pm-9:00pm

Profumeria Aline in collaboration with The Estée Lauder Companies

Profumeria Aline / The Estée Lauder

Piazza S. Giovanni 26r, Firenze

A multisensorial journey through make-up, skincare and fragrance journey guided by the Beauty Experts of The Estée Lauder Companies. By invitation only.  

6:30pm-8:30pm

L'O' Profumo

L'O'

Via Pietrapiana 44r, Firenze

Presentation in collaboration with Min New York. Info/reservations: +39.055.2639657 / +39.327.0664959 / mail@loprofumo.com.

6:30pm-9:30pm

Opening of the new Essential Store Campomarzio70

Campomarzio70 Essential Store

Via della Condotta 61/67r, Firenze

Campomarzio70 opens the new Essential Store in Florence with an olfactory installation dedicated to vanilla and a special "Fragrance Bar". A sensorial experience that celebrates taste, sense of smell and sight, among flowers, olfactory bell jarsand cocktails, inspired by the most iconic fragrances using this ingredient. By invitation only.

7:00pm

Filippo Sorcinelli - But Not Today

Palazzo Capponi

Via de' Bardi 36, Firenze

Presentation of the latest creation by Filippo Sorcinelli in the rooms where the Hannibal movie was shot. Guests will be able to relive important moments from the movie. Music by Filippo Sorcinelli, with the soprano Giovanna Donini. By registration only (limited places). Info/reservation: info@filipposorcinelli.com

7:00pm-10:00pm

Olivier Durbano - Encens dans tous les Sens

Société Anonyme

Via Niccolini 3/f, Firenze

Presentation of the new essences of Olivier Durbano, djset drinks and food. Info/reservations: +39.055.3860084 / www.societeanonyme.it / info@societeanonyme.it.

from 7:30pm

Bohoboco - Fragranze at Il Locale

Il Locale

Via delle Seggiole 12r, Firenze

A selection of cocktails created in collaboration with Bohoboco. Pairing drinks and fragrances. Info/reservations: +39.055.9067188 / info@localefirenze.it. Paid event.

7:30pm-11:00pm

Alcoholic Vanilla

Atrium Bar, Four Seasons

Borgo Pinti 99, Firenze

Vanilla flavours and fragrances are mixed with cocktails preparations by Mixologist Edoardo Sandri, live music. Info/reservations: +39.055.2626450 / www.ilpalagioristorante.it atriumbar@fourseasons.com. Paid event.

8:00pm

Antonio Alessandria Parfums - The perfumes of truffle: Sensory Dinner

Obicà Mozzarella Bar

Via de’ Tornabuoni 16, Firenze

The world of truffles with the Obicà specialties, Savitar truffles and the creations by Antonio Alessandria: an immersive experience between food, essences and fragrances. For reservations eventifirenze@obica.com / 055.2773526 / www.obica.com. The menu will be available also on September 14th and 16th. Paid event.

from 8:00pm

Fragrances to bite

Ora d'Aria

Via dei Georgofili 11r, Firenze

A tasting menu dedicated to the fragrances in the plate, first to smell and then to bite. Info/reservations: 055.2001699 / www.oradariaristorante.com. Paid event.

Sunday 16/09
11:00am

Fragranze at Palazzo Pitti / Tracce 2018 - Let yourself be guided by fashion... and by perfume

Museo della Moda e del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Piazza Pitti 1, Firenze

The exhibition Tracce 2018, curated by Caterina Chiarelli and Simonella Condemi, combines fashion creations, accessories with paintings and sculptures coming from the collection of Galleria di Arte Moderna. On the occasion of Fragranze a special guided tour led by Elisabetta Invernici, in which works and clothes will be combined with perfumes and fragrances. For reservations (places are limited) rsvp@pittimmagine.com.

...IN TOWN

10:00am-7:00pm

Lorenzo Villoresi

Lorenzo Villoresi

Via de' Bardi 12, Firenze

The boutique opens up the doors of his world with special meetings and visits to the terrace with its special collection of aromatic and perfumery plants coming from all over the world. 

11:00am

Fragranze at Palazzo Pitti / Tracce 2018 - Let yourself be guided by fashion... and by perfume

Museo della Moda e del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Piazza Pitti 1, Firenze

The exhibition Tracce 2018, curated by Caterina Chiarelli and Simonella Condemi, combines fashion creations, accessories with paintings and sculptures coming from the collection of Galleria di Arte Moderna. On the occasion of Fragranze a special guided tour led by Elisabetta Invernici, in which works and clothes will be combined with perfumes and fragrances. For reservations (places are limited) rsvp@pittimmagine.com.

11:00am-8:00pm

Unscent • Flavour, Taste & Savour

Avery Perfume Gallery

Borgo degli Albizi 70r , Firenze

A unique format to identify and enhance the sense of smell in relation to all the other senses. Olfactory tasting in collaboration with Paolo Barichella, food designer. Free admission.

4:00pm-5:00pm

Lorenzo Villoresi - Essenze Straodinarie [Extraordinary Essences]

Lorenzo Villoresi

Via de' Bardi 12, Firenze

A guided tastings of rare and precious aromatic plants. By reservation only (limited places, to register write an email to rsvp@pittimmagine.com mentioning preferred date and time).  

5:00pm and 6:00pm

Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella guided tours

Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella

Via della Scala 16, Firenze

Founded in 1221 by Dominican monks, in 1612 when it opens to the public the company takes on the name Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella. Since then production and sales of perfumes, soaps, cosmetics and liqueurs has proceeded continuously, using the highest quality raw materials and artisanal procedures established by the Dominican monks. Free guided tours by reservation (please write an email to rsvp@pittimmagine.com mentioning your preferred date and time). 

6:30pm-11:00pm

Alcoholic Vanilla

Atrium Bar, Four Seasons

Borgo Pinti 99, Firenze

Vanilla flavours and fragrances are mixed with cocktails preparations by Mixologist Edoardo Sandri, live music. Info/reservations: +39.055.2626450 / www.ilpalagioristorante.it atriumbar@fourseasons.com. Paid event.

from 7:30pm

Bohoboco - Fragranze at Il Locale

Il Locale

Via delle Seggiole 12r, Firenze

A selection of cocktails created in collaboration with Bohoboco. Pairing drinks and fragrances. Info/reservations: +39.055.9067188 / info@localefirenze.it. Paid event.

from 8:00pm

Fragrances to bite

Ora d'Aria

Via dei Georgofili 11r, Firenze

A tasting menu dedicated to the fragrances in the plate, first to smell and then to bite. Info/reservations: 055.2001699 / www.oradariaristorante.com. Paid event.