New Perfume Lets You Smell Like Old Books
Assuming if you clicked on this article, you're a bookworm who's trying to A: Smell special for your special someone, or B: Smell special because you're looking for a special someone.
In the last 6 months, most book shopping has had to be done online, which means the smell of new and used books has been missing from the experience. Walking into a secondhand book store is like getting punched in the nose with the smell of the aging, musty books, but it just smells so good.
“Like the crimson rhododendrons in ‘Rebecca,’ the heady fragrance of old paper creates an atmosphere ripe with mood and possibility,” offers the product description reads. “Invoking a labyrinth of books; secret libraries; ancient scrolls; and cognac swilled by philosopher-kings, Powell’s by Powell’s delivers the wearer to a place of wonder, discovery and magic heretofore only known in literature.”
The one-ounce, limited-edition item will be available for shipping in late November. Pre-orders are available now for $24.99.
Read more at Oregon Live