Marian Bendeth, Global Fragrance Expert and Owner of Sixth Scents
As we gear up for the 2016 Canadian Fragrance Awards, get to know our panel of expert judges.
Meet Marian Bendeth, Global Fragrance Expert and Owner of Sixth Scents
What’s your all-time favourite fragrance? I don’t have just one, never could since the age of 5. I have hundreds based on my moods, my fashion sense and how I want to feel.
What’s your best new find? There isn’t just one. I do love to smell a well-blended fragrance that is clever and seamless, but takes me on a journey and makes my heart beat a bit faster. If a fragrance has nuance, character and is well made with quality ingredients, I am always impressed.
How many bottles are in your fragrance collection? My personal collection is immense. I consult with over 5,000 prestige, luxe and niche brands, so there is a lot to smell and test.
What’s your signature spritz style? I wake up to a certain mood and select the fragrance before I dress. In fact, that scent will inspire the colours and fabrics I want to complement it with. I spray my neck and arms at least an inch away and allow to dry off. More importantly, I go back to it at least once every two hours to remind myself why I loved it so much when I received it initially.
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