Shopping is one of the most popular activities for millions of vacationers around the globe. From clothes to shoes, bags and trinkets, there are thousands of amazing shops around the U.S. in top destinations including the city of New York. Many of us pride ourselves on our uniqueness. What better way to set yourself apart than by enveloping everyone in your own unique scent as you walk on by. It should come as no surprise that in New York City you can find a way to make your own creative and individual scent. These are not kept bottled at a department store, but made by you with the help of one of the city’s perfumeries.
Scenterprises Ltd is located on E. 65th in NYC. Make an appointment and you will find yourself immersed in an intoxicating experience. As a patron you will learn about top, middle and based noted scents. You can mix and match from 18 distinctive notes to create your own unique individual scent. Custom scents range from $50-$185 and are based on size. Lifetime refills will currently run you about $50. Your individual scent formula will be kept on file indefinitely. Both men and women are welcome to create, but you must make an appointment to do so.
The Fragrance Shop on E. 4th Street in New York focuses on natural compounds. They have over 300 oils that will truly help take your scent irreplaceable and distinct. Patrons are encouraged to explore the oils scents and your end result will cost between $28 and $69 depending on the oils used in your creation. If you’re not keen on creating your own scent you can’t go wrong with The Fragrance Shops very own scent a delicate floral.
Lastly is a shop called the Herbal Alchemy located in Park Slope Brooklyn. Owner Julianne Zaleta forages through the greenery of Brooklyn looking for flowers and plants to turn into oils to create perfumes, oils and even vodka and wine. A true artisan she will take you on a personal journey to help you create your inimitable scent. Patrons can choose from over 100 essential oils and organic ingredients to create their ¼ ounce perfume that will cost $125. This unique experience is only available by appointment.
Be uniquely you, and amplify that by creating your own scent. When people ask what you are wearing you can say it’s just me.