Handmade fragrances from Brooklyn, NY.


Name: Jen Altman

Occupation: Purveyor of Talismans and Potions at Cisthene. Photographer and writer.

Hometown: Heartland, USA

Where do you currently reside?: Asheville, North Carolina

Favorite MCMC fragranceLOVE and KEPT – I’ve been wearing one on each wrist and behind each ear.

When did you first start wearing perfume? What fragrance was it?: At 16 my mother bought me a bottle of Trésor by Lancome. Whenever I smell it today, I think of hockey games and boys, and high school and happiness…

If you were a plant, what would you be?: My nickname is Juniper for Donovan’s “Jennifer Juniper” so that would have to be it.

What’s in your refrigerator right now?: Highland Gaelic Ale, Irish Cheddar and homemade Black Rose Jam

Three words that describe you: Myth, love, fire



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  1. April 9, 2013

    Love this photo of you! My sister’s first perfume was Tresor too, mine was vanilla.

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