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Just when we start to forget about food, embarking on the 2013 diet of rabbit food, we find out that somebody in Pilsen has made a Tamale perfume. Our only thought is how this could be worse for diet goals (a way better idea) than that chocolate flavored air that Colette was selling a few years back.
Zoils Oils by perfumer, Zorayda Ortiz has, much like a Bond no.9 fragrance or Chicago's own locally frown fragrance, Tru Blooms has attempted to capture a culture--this culture being Pilsen. Not only does her perfume take inspiration from the neighborhood, she sells it locally too at Round Two, Pilsen Vintage and Wheel of Time. Her latest line La Dieciocho which pays homage to features of 18th such as tamales and have names like "Day of the Dead Bread".
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· Zoils Oils [Twitter]