"L'Artisan Parfumeur is a French niche perfume house, established in 1976 by Jean Laporte. He later left the company to form rival Maître Parfumeur et Gantier. L'Artisan is based in Paris, but now has outlets worldwide. It specialises in unusual fragrances, working with master perfumers such as Michel Almairac, Evelyne Boulanger, Bertrand Duchaufour, Jean-Claude Ellena, Dora Baghriche-Arnaud, Elisabeth Maier, Karine Vinchon, Olivia Giacobetti and Anne Flipo. The emphasis is on scents from nature."