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<b>Strange Invisible Perfumes</b><br>
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<b>How it works:</b> Founder and perfumer Balahoutis interviews the client, asking for preferences in literature, music, art and aromas. Then a “Floral Water Tasting,” during which the client sips waters infused with blue lotus, jasmine, orange blossom and violet leaf, is used to gauge preferences. A number of compositions and essences are patch tested, and Balahoutis spends the next month formulating the scent.<br>
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<b>What it costs:</b> $2,100 for the custom blending, which includes the first quarter-ounce bottle of perfume. Reorders, $250 a bottle.<br>
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<b>Where:</b> Strange Invisible Perfumes, Venice
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( Strange Invisible Perfumes )

Strange Invisible Perfumes

How it works: Founder and perfumer Balahoutis interviews the client, asking for preferences in literature, music, art and aromas. Then a “Floral Water Tasting,” during which the client sips waters infused with blue lotus, jasmine, orange blossom and violet leaf, is used to gauge preferences. A number of compositions and essences are patch tested, and Balahoutis spends the next month formulating the scent.

What it costs: $2,100 for the custom blending, which includes the first quarter-ounce bottle of perfume. Reorders, $250 a bottle.

Where: Strange Invisible Perfumes, Venice

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