Nose: A unique perfume retailer


Niche perfumery Nose was founded by French-Canadian Nicolas Cloutier in 2012 together with six other partners, including perfumers Mark Buxton, Romano Ricci, Silvio Levi and Claire Delahaye de Villiers. The store is located in the elegant 2nd arrondissement of Paris, and at first glance, Nose looks like your average high end perfumery.

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But what has garnered the retailer international press acclaim is not just the spectacular selection of niche and rare fragrance labels on offer, but also Nose’s unique perfume diagnostic tool: a complicated algorithm-powered software to help narrow down fragrance preferences.


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