Writer turned perfumer Sarah McCartney composes fragrances for her micro-perfumery, 4160Tuesdays, in West London, Using early 20th century methods, with a 21st century online business strategy, she has built a worldwide reputation and fanbase, with stockists in Europe and the US, as well as the UK. Sarah’s perfumes, described by perfume archivist James Craven are “a wardrobe of highly sophisticated scents which one can also play with”. They all have their own stories, which she enjoys telling with wit and enthusiasm, sharing some of perfumery’s secrets along the way. She is a world away from the image led, celeb driven, multinational fragrance industry.
Sarah is an accomplished after dinner speaker and feedback includes, “she could basically do stand-up as a fall-back career choice” Jo Fairley, founder Green & Blacks.