SOTD: Tuscan Leather
Went to a get-together with the local Basenotes crowd today. We were joined by Steven Broadhurst, founder and creative director of an Australian niche fragrance house called Tommi Sooni. Steven has worked as a fashion photographer in the past, including in Andy Warhol's studio. Tommi Sooni is all about creating unique high-end Australian fragrances that showcase the scents of Australia, such as boronia, mimosa, lemon-scented eucalypts etc. He brought along samples of his latest, Passarelle, which had all the ladies there swooning.
Tommi Sooni has a couple of unisex EDTs, which are really EDP strengh; Steven said if he labels something Parfum, men won't buy it. Sadly, he can't get Australian stores to stock his Australian product, and has to sell it retail in NY and Europe. You can get it online at http://www.tommisooni.com/
Steven is a really nice guy, and trying to do something unique for Australia. I plan to buy one of his colognes as soon as I can decide which one. Being parochial, I hope you'll keep an eye out and give his product a try.