Nasomatto, a niche perfume brand, was founded in 2007 by Alessandro Gualtieri, an Italian perfumer known for his experimental and unconventional approach to perfumery. The name "Nasomatto" combines the Latin words "nasus" (nose) and "matto" (mad), reflecting the provocative, avant-garde nature of the brand.
Gualtieri created Nasomatto as a means to express his artistic vision and break away from the conventions of traditional perfumery. His fragrances are characterized by their unusual ingredients, unexpected combinations, and provocative aesthetics.
The perfumer: Alessandro Gualtieri
Alessandro Gualtieri, founder and perfumer of Nasomatto, is known as an "enfant terrible" of the fragrance industry. He is a self-taught perfumer who became passionate about perfumery at a young age.
Gualtieri is an experimentalist who is not afraid to explore new olfactory territories. His approach to perfumery is based on intuition, experimentation, and a desire to create fragrances that evoke emotions and provoke reactions.
Accolades and awards
Nasomatto has gained a cult following among fragrance enthusiasts for its distinctive aesthetics and unique scents. The brand has received numerous awards and accolades, including:
- Best Men's Fragrance Award for Black Afgano (FiFi Awards 2013)
- Best Niche Fragrance Award for Pardon (FiFi Awards 2016)
- Lifetime Achievement Award in Perfumery for Alessandro Gualtieri (FiFi Awards 2019)