Born in Paris in 1989, David Benedek is a third-generation fragrance maker. His paternal grandparents moved to the French capital from Transylvania within the Fifties the place they opened their first boutique within the Palais-Royale neighbourhood.
“My mother and father nonetheless personal the store in the present day. So I actually grew up surrounded by fragrance. And truly, that is how my love for fragrance got here,” David instructed Euronews.
He arrange his personal model BDK Parfums in 2016 after learning fragrance and cosmetics on the French Institute of Vogue.
“I used to do a variety of work after I was youthful. So after I create my fragrance, I all the time take into consideration texture and color, after which I am interested by the message I need to ship to my buyer,” he added.
David says that the method of making the proper scent is a science.
“You recognize, it is like if you’re cooking…you need to construct your individual recipe, proper? And relying on the temper I need to specific within the fragrance, I am attempting totally different mixtures with the perfumer and I am taking care of the components. If it is effectively blended, it’s well-balanced. And truly, this takes time.”
The worldwide marketplace for perfumes is predicted to develop to €53 billion by 2027. David instructed Euronews that Covid had a giant half to play in driving the present markets.
“I feel particularly after COVID…folks now are taking rather more care about themselves…they usually actually give attention to what can convey them pleasure. And I feel fragrance is a part of the sport lastly,” he stated.
Talking to Euronews in Dubai the place he was launching his new perfume Ambre Safrano, he additionally commented on the substances he likes to make use of in his creations.
“Right here within the Center East…fragrance is admittedly a part of their training”, he stated.
“[There] are frequent uncooked supplies that I like to make use of in my perfumes, like, for instance, sandalwood, like vanilla. I like to make use of a variety of musk to make it to make the folks much more sensual.”
“I like oud wooden”, David stated, referring to the nice and cozy, musky perfume which is synonymous with the Center East. “Oud wooden is one thing very symbolic”
“I’ve one creation [called] Oud abramad and it is a very textured, smokey oud wooden.”
The talk on using artificial versus pure fragrance substances is a sizzling one, notably throughout the fragrance business. However David defined that, so far as he’s involved, he would not need to decide a facet.
“I feel that you’ve wonderful artificial uncooked supplies that price much more than pure uncooked supplies. And I feel to do lovely fragrance, you really want the 2. Artificial [molecules] have the pure need to specific themselves in a components”.
“So at BDK, I exploit each pure and artificial uncooked supplies, particularly the musk. Now we have wonderful artificial musk that has the perfume to bloom and blow out”, he stated.
David concluded that his grandparents had taught him precious classes which he’ll keep in mind all through his profession.
“They taught me to do that with honesty and authenticity. And that is the values I am attempting to maintain with me”, he stated.
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