Since 2009, For Strange Women has created small-batch artisan perfume with avant-garde concepts and a timeless handmade aesthetic. The perfumes are thoughtfully constructed with high-quality natural materials; the plant extracts carefully sourced and composed into sublimely balanced blends.
Although mainstream culture presents perfume as a cosmetic to conceal other scents or to make us more attractive, FSW seeks instead to create a mindful sensory ritual that allows a connection to nature through its true essences. We believe that natural perfume is genderless and that the scent signature of our skin should be complemented, not hidden. Most of all, we believe perfume should be worn as a personal indulgence and source of inspiration.
We know that botanical essences in just the right arrangement can transport the wearer to another time and place. This perfume is designed to create an experience that is beyond sensory aesthetics, conjuring memories from natural landscapes, objects, and atmospheres remembered deep within the subconscious.
These scents meld with the skin and stay close to the wearer. For those who are normally allergic to perfume, this is typically a reaction to the chemicals hidden inside synthetic fragrances. We find natural plant oils to be safer, more satisfying to the senses, and to benefit the mind and body with aromatherapy. The complex scent arrangements evolve as they are worn and fade within eight hours.