The Perfumery

  • Profiling_Dom De Vetta

    Profiling: Dom De Vetta

    Curious about the man behind Shay & Blue? Every perfume house has a conductor whose challenge it is to harmonise the cacophony of fragrance available. Often that harmony is shaped by experience, and for no…

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  • English Cherry Blossom

    Seasonal Scents: English Cherry Blossom

    Those first snow-coloured clouds of cherry blossom evoke more than just the fresh start of spring. A hint of sweetness, as sunlight dapples beneath trees laden with dense petals. An effervescent joyfulness, as life brims…

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  • Blood oranges

    Ingredient Spotlight: Blood Oranges

    Citrus scents can often be olfactory fireworks: a burst of brightness that fizzles out too soon, leaving nothing but a half-hearted memory. But like the sanguine coloured fruit itself, Blood Oranges nurtures deeper, darker treasures…

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  • Atropa Belladonna

    Seasonal Scents: Atropa Belladonna

    A singular beauty is rarely what it seems at first glance. Flirtatious and floral, with a sweetness to beckon you closer – but beneath the mesmerising surface a potent, mysterious heart emerges. One that will…

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  • Limes

    Ingredient Spotlight: Sicilian Limes

    There’s a delicious paradox you discover when you’re stretched out on the velveteen beaches of Sicily. A heady, sensuous contrast between the rich, sun-warmed sand beneath you, exuding deep content. The sharp, salty roar of…

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  • Seasonal scents: salt caramel

    Seasonal scents: Salt Caramel

    There’s something really quite irresistible about a tray full of delicate and indulgent chocolate truffles. The scent of the warm, creamy chocolate lures you in, while the delightful edge of sharp sea salt against the…

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  • Almond Cucumber

    Seasonal Scents: Almond Cucumber

    A creative combination of delicate almond blossom, Grasse Winter mimosa, cucumber and almond wood is subdued yet permeating – a string instrument rather than a trombone.

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  • Framboise Noire

    Ingredient Spotlight: Framboise Noire

    Autumn nights have their own distinctively lascivious appeal…

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  • Florals fragrance family

    Shay & Blue – Floral Fragrance Family

    Shay & Blue founder, Dom De Vetta, describes the fragrances that make up the brands floral family – Amber Rose and Atropa Belladonna.

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  • Citrus fragrance family

    Shay & Blue – Citrus Fragrance Family

    Shay & Blue founder, Dom De Vetta, describes the fragrances that make up the brands citrus family – Sicilian Limes and Blood Oranges.

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  • Spices fragrance family

    Shay & Blue – Spice Fragrance Family

    Shay & Blue founder, Dom De Vetta, describes the fragrances that make up the brands spice family – Suffolk Lavender and Salt Caramel.

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  • Woods fragrance family

    Shay & Blue – Woods Fragrance Family

    Shay & Blue founder, Dom De Vetta, describes the fragrances that make up the brands wood family – Oud Alif and Blacks Club Leather.

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  • Light floral fragrance family

    Shay & Blue – Light Floral Fragrance Family

    Shay & Blue founder, Dom De Vetta, describes the fragrances that make up the brands light floral family – Almond Cucumber.

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  • Fruit fragrance family

    Shay & Blue – Fruit Fragrance Family

    Shay & Blue founder, Dom De Vetta, describes the fragrances that make up the brands fruit family – Watermelons and Framboise Noire.

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