Powell’s Books Unveils a New Perfume That Smells Like Old Books

Miss­ing the scent of used book stores dur­ing quar­an­tine? Pow­ell’s Books has you cov­ered with their new uni­sex fra­grance: “Like the crim­son rhodo­den­drons in Rebec­ca, the heady fra­grance of old paper cre­ates an atmos­phere ripe with mood and pos­si­bil­i­ty. Invok­ing a labyrinth of books; secret libraries; ancient scrolls; and cognac swilled by philoso­pher-kings, Powell’s by Powell’s deliv­ers the wear­er to a place of won­der, dis­cov­ery, and mag­ic hereto­fore only known in lit­er­a­ture.” You can pre-order it here

via Boing Boing

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