Indie Fragrance Model Highlight: Parfums Karmic Hues

There are such a lot of fascinating indie fragrance manufacturers round, so we’re beginning a brand new function, Indie Fragrance Model Highlight, the place every week we’ll query completely different manufacturers to seek out out extra about their model and the folks behind it. First up, Gagen and Srivathsa from Parfums Karmic Hues

About You​

Inform us who you’re?​

Parfums Karmic Hues is an artisanal Indie fragrance home based in 2020 by Gagen (proper) and perfumer Srivathsa (left) in New Jersey. Our longstanding ardour for fragrances has given us a deep understanding and appreciation of how true aficionados deal with fragrance. On this vein, we fastidiously craft our scents. All our perfumes are made in small batches.

How did you get into the fragrance business?​

Our story begins with co-founder and perfumer Srivathsa. He was uncovered to perfumes at a younger age as his beloved father had an incredible fondness for fragrances. He grew up as a person of ardour who generates true satisfaction via self-creation. Thus what started as an enormous fragrance assortment steadily gave option to analysis and growth. Ranging from comparatively modest means and over time increasing to more and more uncommon and complicated substances, Sriv steadily honed his skills. On this most up-to-date effort his compositions intention to seize nature’s rawness and elicit unconscious reminiscences from those that cross their path. Our different co-founder Gagen (born and introduced up in Syracuse, NY), although a relative novice to fragrance, has identified Srivathsa for years, and shares comparable pursuits in movie, nature and most not too long ago perfumes. This collaboration gave option to the launch of our model.

What was the primary fragrance you ever bought?​

Srivathsa: Davidoff Cool Water
Gagen: Calvin Klein Eternity

What’s your favorite meal?​

Srivathsa : A spicy vegetarian Indian lunch or a fast meal at Chipotle.
Gagen : Pizza

The place is your favorite place?​

Srivathsa: New York Metropolis, NY
Gagen: Florence, Italy

Do you might have an fascinating get together trick or any hidden skills?​

Srivathsa: Additionally a hobbyist artwork movie maker, movie critic and analog/digital pictures fanatic
Gagen: A jack of all trades however a grasp of none; retains a plethora of random data and fascinating information

Who would play you in a movie of your life?​

Srivathsa: Cilian Murphy, maybe
Gagen: Bradley Cooper

About your Model​

Describe your model in a single sentence.​

A model creating distinctive perfumes, impressed by concepts, tales and reminiscences

The place does the identify of your model come from?​

We consider within the idea of Karma and its shades on our life; Therefore Parfums Karmic Hues

Who’re your fragrance for?​

For fragrance lovers who search journey on this artwork, we want to have altogether a brand new expertise (a brand new atmosphere that might kind a novel reminiscence), whereas sniffing our perfumes. Our perfumes are supposed to inform tales and transplant you into new house.

Inform us about your newest fragrance.​

Our newest fragrance launch was Rashomon Vol I and II. For this assortment we used a wide range of olfactory households with the intention to invoke the “Rashomon” impact (completely different views as within the 1950 movie of the identical identify), which is to offer a novel subjective olfactory expertise to every particular person. Each fragrances function comparable notes, but reveal of their utility. Our upcoming assortment, Americana, is impressed by the Americas, the outdated west, American custom, existence and extra. The primary two perfumes on this assortment which may be launched in direction of the top of the 12 months can be based mostly on the outdated landscapes of the Wyoming area and one other based mostly on the ladies of the Outdated West. They’ve come up fairly effectively. There can be extra on this assortment subsequent 12 months.


If somebody wished to attempt your fragrances, which one would you advocate they fight first and why?​

We consider “Ushira” is an efficient place to start out, as a result of it’s consultant of the standard and uniqueness of our model. This explicit perfume has additionally shortly develop into our greatest vendor.

What challenges do you need to overcome on your model?​

There are fairly quite a few fantastic new Indie manufacturers out out there and a number of upcoming ones as effectively. We want to make a mark amongst them and differentiate ourselves in a big market.

Moreover, now we have been seeking to broaden our model to different international locations of the world and this has been fairly difficult as a result of each regional regulatory necessities and extra components that come into play whereas distributing removed from house. Nonetheless, we’re decided and are working via these challenges actively.

What is exclusive about your model?​

Parfums Karmic Hues perfumes are based mostly on a sure distinctive thought behind every assortment; Every fragrance is created with a conviction that it should not scent like something made earlier than. As an illustration, our first assortment with 4 perfumes, “The Cosmic Stability’,’ displays the rawness of nature. The second, “Rashomon”, consists of two perfumes which have nearly equivalent substances however with reveal of their utility. Our uniqueness largely is fueled by our efforts to create one thing new and thrilling, paired with the truth that all of our fragrances are influenced by our personal lives and pursuits.

You could find out extra about Parfums Karmic Hues on their website