The Sarah McCartney set is a fun-loving, personality-full set of perfumes. They lead you down paths you've always wanted to venture down and full your imagination with possibilities.
The Sexiest Scent On The Planet, Ever
This scent started it's life as the background for a bespoke fragrance event Sarah was creating with The Gin Garden. It was specially designed to be smooth, unassuming, quiet, sensual and to stay close to the skin.
One of the first people to smell the scent was a journalist who declared, "It's the sexiest scent on the planet!” and so it came to be named.
A woody oriental fragrance, with top notes of bergamot, woods at the heart and anchored by vanilla and ambergris at its base.
Wash Me In The Water
The fragrance of a soul-cleansing wild water swim on a hot day, drying off on warm grass. A baptismal dunking in cool freshwater; a scented intervention to save you from yourself.
Frankincense, rosemary, a drop of mint, the aromas of grass and water.
This is a rose in Wonderland, inspired by Alice’s journey down the rabbit hole and out into the magical kingdom of the living chessboard. I made this for ÇaFleureBon, the online fragrance community run by Michelyn Carmen, who wanted a rose fragrance she could enjoy wearing and to celebrate her organisation’s 9th birthday.
It is a spicy incense rose, with a base of rich deep notes, patchouli and vetivert for the feeling of falling down the rabbit hole, with parsnip, blackcurrant and raspberry for the White Rabbit himself. I adore working with rose and I don’t ever think of the aroma as being just for women; rose absolute has both rich softness and light elegance. Here we clothe it in ambery labdanum, musk and spicy davana to set it in an alternative world of mathematical mystery. It’s for everyone especially those who imagine that they don’t like rose fragrances.
About Sarah McCartney
Sarah was the first perfumer I ever met. Before that moment, the perfume industry felt closed off, cold and unavailable to an outsider. That perception was shattered upon our meeting. Sarah was passionate and full of imagination and character. She was captivating and I straight away gave her the title Godmother of Perfumery.
Sarah not only cares about the well being of the industry but also tirelessly works to make the industry more equal, transparent and ecological. Her absolute generosity in mentoring and championing new talent and faces within the industry is really something to be marvelled upon. Actually, a lot of the perfumers you come across through Bare&Bond started out when one day, they met Sarah.
Sarah's perfumes are full of story, creativity and elegance. Enjoy.