When you hear the term “witch”, either one of three images appear in your mind: a hunched silhouette stooped over a brew of potions and herbs, a gypsy adorned with a headscarf and hoop earrings gazing mystically into her crystal ball, or, perhaps, it’s the occult fashion of the goth girls from “The Craft”.
Self-proclaimed ‘perfume witch’ Elisabeth Schaduw, radiates a different kind of light, viewing nature as the ultimate teacher and healer. As someone who has found affinity with the earth, plants, and flowers, she makes her perfumes with a variety of liquids and self-distilled oils. Since graduating from
People tend to underestimate the power of scent. People are twice as likely to recall a memory when it’s associated with an
Film maker, Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese is a Lesotho/South African director, writer and cinematographer, based in Berlin, whose feature film “Mother, I am suffocating” screened at the Berlin Biennale this year. Together with sustainable clothing brand, The Black Market, premiers the second episode of their docu-series “Beyond Club Culture,” as he states, “I am a storyteller. Sharing people’s stories from behind the lens is what I do.” With religious cinematic imagery you’d expect to find in a Martin Scorsese film, Elisabeth’s perfume making process is documented, as she shares the smell of the most universal pain: heartbreak.
Perfume maker: @elisabethschaduw
Styled by: @theblackmarkt