suleko: 3 posts

The Art of Scented Candles

When my mother travels, she packs with her a votive candle in her favorite scent, rose, violet or mimosa. A familiar scent makes even the blandest hotel room feel cozier and brighter. I started following her example some years ago. Should one want to select from the range of excellent scented candles, the choice these days is overwhelming. So, in my new FT column, The Art of Candles, I’ve selected my current favorites.

Here is one, for instance.

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Suleko Perfume Workshops in New York

Anastasia Sokolow, the founder of Suléko perfume line, is offering two sets of workshops in New York City on October 15th and 17th (5:30-6:30pm). The workshops give a chance to discover the natural essences and synthetic molecules and learn about fragrance composition. They will also introduce perfumes created in collaboration between Sokolow and perfumer Cécile Zarokian: AlbhoVy Roza, Djélem, and Baba Yaga.

The one hour workshop is free but the seating is limited. RSVP by writing to [email protected] The confirmation email will include further details and the Midtown location in Manhattan. Via press release

Suleko Albho, Vy Roza and Djelem : New Perfume Line

Suléko is a new indie perfume line created and designed by Anastasia Sokolow, a graduate of the Institute of Perfume, Cosmetics, and Food Flavouring (ISIPCA). Inspired by Sokolow’s Russian heritage and the tradition of Russian perfumery, Suléko features fragrances corresponding to different seasons. The name Suléko, which means “soul” in Georgian, also refers to a popular song about a young man looking for his beloved.

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Suléko’s fragrances are “inspired by Russian culture, painting, music, literature and, as works of art, are contained in sculptures created by contemporary artists – visual and tactile reflections of the olfactory compositions.”

The line currently includes three perfumes, which were composed in collaboration between Sokolow and perfumer Cécile Zarokian: Albho, Vy Roza and Djélem.

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