The Nose School

A "Nose" is the nickname for that rare breed, the perfume-creator.

In the world of perfume "Noses" hold the same status as couturiers, painters or composers.

Rosie Goldsmith visits the world-famous Nose School in Versailles to learn the art of perfume-making.

She talks to students, teachers and successful "Noses" about this ancient and secretive art which feeds a multi-million pound industry.

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A "Nose" is the nickname for that rare breed, the perfume-creator.

In the world of perfume "Noses" hold the same status as couturiers, painters or composers.

Rosie Goldsmith visits the world-famous Nose School in Versailles to learn the art of perfume-making.

She talks to students, teachers and successful "Noses" about this ancient and secretive art which feeds a multi-million pound industry.

Fuelling a multi-million pound industry, Rosie Goldsmith learns about the ancient and secretive art of perfume-making.

Rosie Goldsmith learns about the ancient and secretive art of perfume-making.