"Critic Luca Turin
calls Michael Edwards ‘the Linnaeus of perfume’
, describing his Fragrances of the World guidebooks and databank as "the only comprehensive, historically accurate, factually reliable and artistically consistent database of fragrance in existence.
Fragrance expert, author and erudite industry ambassador Michael Edwards has made many significant contributions to the fragrance industry over the past three decades.From the Fragrances of the World guidebook (known as “The Fragrance Bible”) to the unique encyclopedic online database Fragrancesoftheworld.info, to the industry respected Fragrance Wheel—he offers such a wealthy source of information that the fragrance industry did not hesitate to recognize him twice with a highly prestigious FiFi award.
Edwards is uncompromising in his desire to retain the impartiality of his classifications and accepts no sponsorship or fees for listing or classifying new fragrances.
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