An allergy prompted designer Judy Kocken to develop a solution that would still allow her to wear fragrances.
While the scent varies from woman to woman, most typically spritz perfume on their wrists, dab it behind their ears, or spray it on a cloud in front of them, letting the fragrance land on their chests. But when Jody Kocken, a recent Design Academy Eindhoven graduate, discovered she was allergic to perfume, she created a set of jewelry that would allow her to wear fragrances without the oils or solvents touching her skin.
Kocken’s Perfume Tools recreates the act of dabbing or spritzing on perfume through earrings, bracelets, and necklaces- all the typical spots a woman would traditionally apply perfume. The jewelry pieces can be placed on the top of a perfume bottle, where they absorb the scent. Then, when the metal jewelry pieces are worn, the skin warms the metal, helping to diffuse the scent; the perfume never comes in contact with sensitive skin.
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