Masik Collegiate Fragrances is a fragrance company that creates aromas inspired by universities like Penn State and the University of North Carolina.
Company president Katie Masich says the essence of a university is bottled according to a few factors.
They take school colors, flowers or trees located on site, and campus landmarks into consideration when creating a scent.
She says, We take all those things and link aromatics to them. Like if a school color is orange, wed use mandarin or orange scents. We want to get the spirit of a school because memories are linked to scent.
But theres one college smell that definitely wont be bottled.
Masich says, While beer is a big part of college campuses, we dont put in our fragrances. I dont think anyone wants to smell like beer. We did put bourbon aromatics in Louisiana States fragrance though.
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