EU taxes (VAT) covered by us …. soon

New: Starting July 1, we cover the VAT for you when you order with delivery to the EU. Here ‘s a quick update about changes by the European Union and taxes: everything changes. New: no minimal amount for VAT. Everything that comes from outside of the EU will be taxed. Wow.  Even 15 Euro samples […]


new year, new dreams

I hope that you had a great start into 2021. Here: a perfect start under dark winter skies. I love this gloomy mood of early January here in the valleys, under the high foggy layers. Up there, on the mountains, it is bright and sunny. The next days sees us all very busy, trying to […]


Hurry up….

good morning from the factory where (yesterday) the picture of today was taken. Me, taking a quick break with a Phtaloblue bottle in my hand. It is somewhat funny because my shoes are blue the flacon is one of very few left in the perfumes factory shelves. The truth: already now we have 100 + […]


Signing cards

Good morning world. Here’s the good news from my side today: I have (finally!) stock again of Au Coeur Du Désert. We run completely dry in the last few days. Now, with new stock in my little happy perfume factory, I need to sign cards, fill bottles and label them for packing Au Coeur Du […]


Not everything, everywhere, all the time

Greetings from Switzerland! Today’s picture shows you happy Andy in the Swiss Alpes. (Jungfraujoch) It is the holiday season and I take a day off here and there. But no real holiday here: we are just too busy packing and shipping orders out. This is nice and there will be the time for a few […]


green and other musings

I do not really have a green perfume in my collection, yet. Yesterday, on  a Sunday hike in the woods enjoying the green fabric of majestic trees overlooking creeks and creatures, I thought: I want – one fine day- a green fragrance. Like super green. With tons of green stuff like Undecavertol. Or bergamot. Or […]


summer in Switzerland

Cheers from wonderful Switzerland in summer!  I enjoy it whenever I can and when I am up there in the Alps, I try to bring a bottle of L’air des Alpes Suisses with me for photos and fun. This picture of today: I took it on the Diavolezza. I admit: I got up there with […]



Sometimes, my perfume loving friends find the better words. Therefore, a few days after the launch of Phtaloblue, edp, here what other say: (picked by me, without any affiliation, from instagram, searching for hashtag #phtaloblue ” Not aquatic, but oceanic! Andy means business when he states ‘redefining the aquatic genre’. Not your fresh crowd pleaser. […]


no shipping to /from the US

We are very sorry, but because of the current corona situation we cannot ship to the US anymore. At all. Air freight from Switzerland gets very tight (no planes flying anymore) and shipment from our warehouse in California: not possible. We can only thank you for your understanding and patience until we can send our […]

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Day 24 of my advent calendar, the last chapter told and a charity draw

Edited Dec. 29. This draw is closed and the winner is informed. Thank you to all of you who participated. The advent time is over and today, I publish the last chapter of my advent story, told in 24 videos. Here, following this link, you can watch and hear it. Enjoy! And the last draw […]