LA’s independent perfume makers are drawing international attention

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Perfume maker Matthew Sanchez of Moreno Valley was a finalist in the LA-based Art and Olfaction Awards. The independent perfume industry has a growing hub here. Photo courtesy of Matthew Sanchez.

The perfume industry is moving away from its commercial French roots to something a little more LA: more diverse, accessible, and artistic.

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