Feb 11

A good scents of smell: Picking perfume for yourself and others

FAIRFAX, Va. — Thinking about buying someone a scented gift this Valentine’s Day?

It’s a popular present, and a common mistake, says Arielle Weinberg, owner of Arielle Shoshana, a boutique fragrance store in Fairfax, Virginia. Weinberg began on the chemistry side of the perfume industry, in New York City, but opened her own store in the Mosaic District this fall.