Monday, April 21, 2014

Here we come NYC!

Check out owner and founder of Original Scent, Nicole Winnaman, scouting out our newest location in SOHO, NYC! Original Scent at Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture will be going global throughout 2014-2015, starting with Santa Monica, CA and moving on into NYC. Keep an eye out for official opening dates.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Look who's been talking ...

If you're still an avid magazine goer, you may have seen us in this month's LA MAGAZINE. Check out the article featuring Original Scent as a BEST OF LA! The world of fragrance and beauty is buzzing with excitement as we prepare to launch our new stores bi-coastal, so keep up with us in the press to find out about all of the amazing things that we are doing.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Meet the Founder

Nicole Winnaman

First and foremost... Nicole considers herself a loving and engaged mom, wife, sister, daughter and friend. If you are ever around her, more than likely she will be spritzing you with something that smells fabulous and brings a bright smile. Since the age of 5, she was fascinated with scent and the art of layering fragrance. By first grade she was crushing verbena blooms from the garden and blending them with ivy and red roses.

Scent aside, Nicole also brings over 20 years of experience in Celebrity Branding and is widely regarded as one of the top entertainment Brand Partnership Brokers in the world.

Winnaman was recently named one of the most "Powerful Women in Entertainment" by Forbes Magazine, and The Hollywood Reporter recognized her for developing, negotiating and executing several of today's most innovative commercial deals with the world's most prestigious brands and A-List Celebrities.

Winnaman is responsible for several of today's top beauty and fragrance deals, including Britney Spears Fragrance and partnership with Elizabeth Arden, Justin Bieber's Fragrance deal with Give Back Brands, Fergie and Markwins among a host of others. Her branding experience, relationships, expertise, entrepreneurial spirit and passion for fragrance led to her to found Original Scent and Shades of YOU to share her vision and passion for custom fragrance.

"Scent has made a huge impression on me and has greatly influenced my life, my modes, my career path and those close to me! With the launch of Original Scent, anyone, anywhere in the world can now have the experience of creating a Signature Scent with   a Personal Scent Stylist... It's a dream come true!"