I was surprised and happy to discover your website, being a lover of the fragrances I've loved/love. I've wondered about some of the fragrances that have been discontinued, and you may have info on your site about this, but I haven't had time yet to read everything! I'm just wondering about how easy/difficult, and how costly, it is , for one to buy recipe/patent for discontinued fragrances. Might be a better option for me to buy STOCK in companies that WILL produce some of the older good ones.
Melissa B. ......
Thank you for your kind words. You could perhaps contact Jeffrey Dame at Irma Shorell, Long Lost Fragrances and see if he could provide you with some information: jeffreydame at irmashorell dot net.
Roja Dove of Haute Parfumerie is well-known for bringing back discontinued classics to life. My sense is that, in his case, he does not buy patents or recipes but convinces the perfume houses to re-do the scents for him. There will be more information about that soon on the blog.
Meanwhile I will post your message in case other people have anything to share on the topic.
Have a good Labor Day weekend,