Jane's Addiction: The Search for a Scent

W's Beauty Director Jane Larkworthy knows what she's looking for when it comes to perfume.

Released on 11/25/2013

Credits

Starring: Jane Larkworthy
Featuring: Marlon Teixeira
Director: Justin Wu

Transcript

00:00
[Jane] Fragrance is transformative.
00:03
The ideal fragrance
00:04
is one that is both sublime and incendiary.
00:09
It's the explosive power of a raining sky
00:12
with bursts of woodsy cement on an early morning walk.
00:18
I live for fragrance.
00:20
If you don't understand it, it's not meant for you.
00:24
The savory bouquet of turpentanic zest
00:27
can be a diverting narcotic when captured over sweet freesia
00:31
and rich, leafy pistachio.
00:35
Those who consider themselves scent gourmands know
00:38
an oaty, mahogany waft
00:40
can have a transfigurative ineffable soapy richness.
00:46
What it really boils down to,
00:48
is there are just so many words to work with
00:50
when characterizing a one of a kind scent.
00:53
Attraction, passion, skin that's really shiny.
00:59
A wasteland of wanton wanting,
01:02
wild waltzing from waxen willowy waves.
01:05
And somehow, winsome.
01:08
It's W.
01:11
What did I just say?