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1 Girl, 4 Looks: The Nose Behind Chicago's Coolest Fragrance Biz

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    Be it Chanel No. 5 or the perfume you wore on your wedding day, there's nothing like a classic fragrance to conjure up a memory or two. But if you're looking for a signature scent that everyone and their mamas aren't wearing, then sign-up for Olfactif, the rad new perfume sampling program from Chicago gal Tara Swords.

    Her talented nose sniffs out the globe's scents to bring you the most unique fragrances she can get her pulse points on. And because perfume can match your ensemble as well as your mood, Swords showed us four looks that depict her fresh style. Ahead, the sweet smell — and sight — of sartorial success.

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