Fume Chat

Fume Chat is the only podcast solely dedicated to the world of fragrance. Hosted by Fragrance Expert & Consultant, Nick Gilbert and Blogger & Writer, Thomas Dunckley, Fume Chat is a fortnightly podcast that approaches smell and perfume from a unique perspective. Our mission at Fume Chat is to make fragrance entertaining, informative and fun. Let's face it, it's just perfume, so why take it so seriously? We'll be bringing you our favourite new scents as well as battling it out to see who has better taste, not to mention discussion topics, interviews and special guests. All on Fume Chat every other Sunday. We look forward to sniffing along with you.
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Dec 18, 2016

In their second battle, Nick and Thomas battle some of their favourite celebrity fragrances in a duel that travels from the sublime to the ridiculous and back again. Perfumer Pia Long joins the discussion as the guest judge and brings her very own celebuscent weapon of choice. So find your blonde ambition and get ready to hit me baby one more time, because we're going on a lovely journey through the glowing world of celebrity fragrances. 

Dec 4, 2016

Nick and Thomas are back with another roundup of their favourite new fragrances. In this episode, our hosts talk about their personal fragrance tastes as well as showcase some new scents that are tickling their fancy. The selection ranges from the sublime to the ridiculous and back again.

Scents sniffed: Nº5 L'Eau by CHANEL, This is Him! & This is Her! by Zadig et Voltaire, Origin by Aqualis, Use Abuse by Jusbox, Much Ado About the Duke by Penhaligon's, Mirabilis by L'Artisan Parfumeur and XX & XY by Blood Concept.

Nov 20, 2016

In this episode, Thomas and Nick tackle the topic of niche perfumery, trying to identify what it is, how it started and how it has changed. What is nice perfumery and what part does it play in the industry today? Fume Chat has the answers!

Nov 6, 2016

In their first battle episode, hosts Thomas and Nick duel it out over one of their favourite fragrance houses: Comme des Garçons. The rules are simple, both hosts pick three of their favourite fragrances from the house to battle, the winner is the one who boasts the best selection. Hilarity, shock and awe ensues.

Oct 20, 2016

In the first episode of Fume Chat, hosts Nick Gilbert and Thomas Dunckley chat about how they met and sniff some of their favourite new fragrances.

Scents Sniffed: Shantung by ETRO, Tobacco Nuit by Atelier Cologne, Petit Matin by Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Peonia Nobile by Acqua di Parma, Heliotropia by Byredo, Basil & Neroli by Jo Malone London, Musk Gold by Ermenegildo Zegna, Over the Musk by MUGLER and Galop d'Hermès by Hermès.