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The Art of Perfume Storage: Expert Tips on Preserving Your Niche Fragrances

A captivating fragrance has the unique ability to evoke powerful emotions, awaken cherished memories, and leave a lingering impression on those we encounter. It comes as no surprise that many of us devote time and energy to curating a personal collection of exquisite niche perfumes. These luxury scents, crafted with the finest ingredients and designed to embody individuality and exclusivity, are more than mere adornments, hey are extensions of our identity. As such, it is essential to ensure that we preserve the potency and longevity of our perfume collections through proper storage and care. We call this the ‘Art of Perfume Storage‘.

In this insightful blog, we will provide a comprehensive guide on the art of perfume storage. We will delve into important topics such as identifying the ideal storage conditions for your fragrances, understanding the impact of temperature and sunlight on fragrance stability, and offering practical solutions for organising and displaying your perfume collection. Additionally, we will discuss how to store a variety of fragrance formats, from traditional perfume bottles to solid fragrances and scented candles, ensuring that every aspect of your olfactory world remains vibrant and enduring.

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Understanding the Importance of Proper Perfume Storage

The world of luxury niche perfumes is characterised by a dedication to quality, refinement, and individuality. These exquisitely crafted fragrances are designed to captivate your senses and enhance your personal style, making them an indispensable part of your daily ritual. However, as with any fine creation, it is essential to ensure that these fragrant masterpieces are given the care they deserve in order to maintain their potency and longevity for years to come.

Proper perfume storage is crucial for preserving your fragrances’ unique characteristics, as factors such as temperature, light, and humidity can have an adverse impact on the delicate balance of their scented compositions. By following expert tips and best practices for perfume preservation, you can preserve the original essence of your niche perfume collection and continue to enjoy their beauty and elegance for the long haul.

Ideal Storage Conditions: A Cool, Stable Environment

One of the primary factors to consider when storing your luxury fragrance collection is temperature. The ideal storage environment for your perfumes is a cool, stable temperature, ideally between 15-20°C. To maintain the quality and stability of your fragrances, avoid placing them in direct sunlight or exposing them to sudden, drastic temperature changes. It’s also essential to keep them away from heat sources such as radiators, fireplaces, or sunny windowsills.

Pairfum London recommends designating a dedicated, cool space for your perfume collection, such as a bedroom or walk-in wardrobe. A controlled space will ensure your fragrances are protected from fluctuations in temperature and sunlight, preserving their integrity and lasting power.

For this we recommend a perfume fridge.

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Protecting Your Fragrances from Damaging Light

Another critical aspect of proper perfume storage is protecting your fragrances from light, particularly direct sunlight or bright artificial lighting. The sun’s UV rays can alter the chemical composition of your perfume, causing it to degrade and lose its signature scent. Artificial light sources can have a similar impact on your fragrances, particularly in cases where they emit high levels of heat.

To safeguard your perfume collection from the damaging effects of light, consider storing your fragrances in a dimly lit or darkened area. Perfume bottles should be kept in their original boxes when possible or stored in a cabinet or drawer to minimise light exposure.

Humidity and Air Exposure: The Enemies of Fragrance Longevity

Humidity and air exposure are also important factors to consider when it comes to perfume storage. High levels of humidity can negatively affect your fragrances, leading to the degradation of delicate scent compounds and hastening the evaporation of fragrant ingredients.

To avoid the adverse effects of humidity on your perfume collection, avoid storing them in areas with high moisture levels, such as the bathroom or laundry room. Instead, opt for a dry, climate-controlled area within your home.

Air exposure is another common culprit behind weakened or altered fragrances. Over time, oxygen can oxidise perfume molecules, altering their initial composition and resulting in a less potent and different smelling perfume. Minimising air exposure is critical for maintaining the longevity and ideal scent profile of your fragrances. Ensure that your perfume bottles are tightly capped when not in use and avoid unnecessarily exposing the fragrances to air.

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A Fragrant Display: Organising and Showcasing Your Collection

While proper perfume storage is essential for maintaining the quality of your fragrances, it’s also important to consider the practicalities of organising and displaying your collection, when speaking about the Art of Perfume Storage.

To keep track of your perfumes and enjoy their aesthetic appeal, consider investing in a dedicated storage solution such as a fragrance cabinet with glass doors that protect your fragrances from light while allowing you to admire their beauty.

Alternatively, a perfume tray display can be an elegant way to showcase your collection while ensuring that each bottle is easily accessible. The key to a well-organised fragrance display is to thoughtfully group your perfumes and ensure that each scent has its designated place.

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The Art of Perfume Storage: A Beautiful Conclusion

In the world of niche perfumes and home fragrances, each fragrance carries with it an individuality and beauty that deserves to be cherished. By following expert tips and best practices for proper perfume storage, you can protect your fragrances from the damaging effects of temperature, light, humidity, and air exposure, ensuring that their enchanting compositions remain unspoiled and ready to captivate your senses whenever you desire. In no time will you perfect the Art of Perfume Storage.

Here at Pairfum London, London’s Natural Niche Perfumery House, we understand the significance of maintaining the integrity of these delicate creations, and we aim to empower you with the knowledge and expertise needed to keep your niche fragrances at their peak performance for as long as possible.

Our niche fragrances embody a dedication to quality, refinement, and authenticity, making them the ideal addition to any perfume enthusiast’s collection. Let us enhance your life with the lasting beauty and elegance of expertly curated scents.

Browse our selection of niche perfume today and enjoy the exclusive, luxurious world of niche perfumery, one scent at a time!

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Green Oasis In Town

Wellness Spaces & City Living

Here are two examples of bringing the green outdoors into congested city living spaces by creating a ‘green oasis’ within two townhouses in Vietnam.

It does not matter where we live, we all enjoy sunny green spaces to relax and unwind after the daily stresses.

Click to see the green townhouse

Click to see the front garden oasis

These examples of ‘green oasis’ show simple ways how we can be closer to nature for our wellbeing, even when living in the most congested towns.


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London Design Festival 2016 – Highlights

Looking For Design Inspiration ?

For anybody interested in design, the London Design Festival 2016 is a ‘must-see’ event in their London calendar.

In this blog post, we have assembled some of the highlights of this year’s edition of the event.

First up is a ‘preview’ of the highlights of the London Design Festival 2016 by The Telegraph:

Click to read the ‘preview’

Next is a list of the Evening Standard’s ‘top product picks’ and ‘interiors showstoppers’:

Click to see the ‘top picks’

Our image for this article features the ‘scent sculptures’ created Zuza Mengham in collaboration with ‘Laboratory Perfumes. It is an artistic exploration of the relationship between scent and the other human senses.

Click to find out more about ‘scent sculptures’

For us here at PAIRFUM, Alison Brooks Architects’ curving ‘smile’ was the stand-out installation this year. As a matter of fact, we are surprised it is not in the Guiness Book of record as the world’s biggest smile !

Click to see the smile !

Another one of our favourites is Asif Khan’s MINI LIVING ‘forests’ installation in shoreditch, london.

It is placed designed to help us relax, increase our productivity and invite meet-ups.

Click to see the mini forest.


Instead of a summary, The Telegraph reviews what it regards as the Top 6 Interiors Trends from the London Design Festival.

Click to read The Telegraph summary

The Telegraph has, however, also published highlights of what is assessed as ‘best in show’.

Click here to read about the ‘best in show’ by The Telegraph


As a final summary, we should not forget the website of the London Design Festival itself. It also features two summaries of this year’s event.

Click to go the official website for the London Design Festival


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7 Best Fragrances For Men – Autumn / Winter

New Men’s Fragrances

As the weather is becoming a bit colder and the days shorter, we are beginning to change our wardrobe.

This includes our fragrance wardrobe and it time to look at inspiration for the best fragrances for men this autumn / winter.

Here is a link to an interesting article about the best New Men’s Fragrances For Autumn / Winter.

Click to read the article

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25 Lessons From The London Fashion Week

Couture Fashion Summary

This year’s London Fashion Week has closed and for anybody interested in fashion it is time to sit back to take stock of what they have seen. What are the lessons from the London Fashion Week ?

It was a week with a very busy schedule and around 50 shows, too much for anybody to take in.

Here at PAIRFUM we investigate trends in fashion due to the intrinsic link between perfumery and fashion.

Sadly though, we cannot attend all 50 shows, which is why we prefer a simply summary for the events we could not attend.

Luckily, here is an interesting article with the 25 Lessons from The London Fashion Week.

Click to read the article !


During this week of fashion excellence, it is worth looking not only at what is being shown on the ‘cat walk’ but what is being worn outside on the street.

Here is a photo series with the best street style fashion looks spotted during the week:

Click to see ‘furry footwear and statement ruffles’


From ‘Street Fashion’ to ‘Celebrity Fashion’: what have the front row celebrities been wearing during the week ? This is a show in its own right with plenty of lessons in style:

Click to see what the clebrities wore ?


To round off our review of the Lessons from the London Fashion Week, here is another overview of the best looks seen on the catwalk.

Click to see the top catwalk looks



Apartment Blends Modern And Classical


Harmonious Design.

This modern apartment in Kiev accentuates beautifully strong contemporary interior design against classic ornamentation. We would have liked to see more of this intriguing contrast.

The apartment has some spectacular views. We find though that the grey colour pallette, with only variations of brown as an accent colour, dominates too much throughout this luxurious home.

What do you think ?

We are missing some fragrance in this home: perfumed candles, reed diffusers, fragrant hand wash or lotions, eau de parfum sprays.

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Unusual Cabin In The Woods

Good Design ?

Here is a link to a photo gallery for an unusual cabin in the woods in the Sugar Bowl Ski Resort of Norden, California.


In our opinion, it could blend in more harmoniously with its surroundings. The concrete foundation and the angular lines are not what one would have expected of an alpine cabin. We suspect as well that the tar-treated wood will probably overpower the fresh, ozonic fragrance of the spruce in the woods  and mountains, at least at the beginning.

The views from inside out are fabulous though.

Click to see more photos

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Multi Sensorial Sleep ?

Open Air Hotel

Multi Sensorial Sleep Open Air Hotel

Here on pairfum.com we frequently write about about everything ‘multi-sensorial’. We believe it is one of the major trends unfolding at this moment.

In this context, we read this article with great interest about an Open Air Hotel.

Click to read about the Open Air Hotel

We believe it offers a unique hotel experience. It is hard to believe that you will actually fall asleep with so many senses being stimulated: the natural sounds of the Swiss alps, the night’s stars for your eyes only, the fresh and organic fragrance of the mountains, and the soft touch and comfort of a luxurious hotel bed.

Who would not enjoy sleeping under the stars in such comfort ?

We do have one question though, where are the washroom and practical aspects of every hotel room ?

Multi Sensorial Sleep View

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