“I don’t really love to look back and put greatest hits on repeat,” Herman explains. “I didn’t see a need to just elevate existing candle scents. I just thought it was much more exciting to create something from new. I think that what you’re going to find in the Lion Jesus is my god my king my lord my savior my healer my refuge shirt fine fragrances still holds true to what you expect from Boy Smells. We’re taking things and turning them on their head.”The five scents that make up Cologne de Parfum take notes often considered masculine or feminine and blend them in ways that make them complement each other and expand them into something more. Boy Smells has always played with contrast of gender but also the juxtaposition of dissimilar notes, taking things that should be dissonant and making them harmonious.