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Sofia - Fragrance Profile

So much time has gone into developing my fragrances that I wanted to explain a bit about each one and what it means to me.

As I have mentioned before, my debut collection of scents are completely unique to the world of home fragrance - each being directly inspired by an original Tara Sofia artwork of the same name.

Being named “ Tara” (meaning “star” in Hindu) serves as an homage to my Indian heritage, and perhaps an indicator of my love of all things resplendent. This coupled with a middle name taken after one of Italy’s most iconic superstars, was the inspiration for the first piece in the collection...


‘Sofia’ sees the epitome of Italian glitterati turned into an extravagantly-jewelled cultural hybrid. It is this wonderfully indulgent theme of opulence and exotic mixology that inspired me to create a home fragrance collection in the first place. Why should the artwork be confined to the canvas? With a fragranced candle the artwork can leap off the walls and be ‘alive’ within air around us. We can actually smell art!

The ‘Sofia’ scent is warm, spicy and intoxicating. The majestic aroma of wild fig is richly enhanced with seductive hints of luxurious amber and warm cinnamon. I love how unusual this fragrance is, and how all the notes mysteriously unfold as it burns.

TOP NOTES: Green Leaf, Wild Fig, Raspberry

MIDDLE NOTES: Cinnamon, Aniseed, Clove, Ginger

BASE NOTES: Cedarwood, Amber, Vanilla, Caramel, Patchouli


As the scent saturates the air, feel yourself immediately transported to a sumptuous Indian palace; Vibrantly coloured fabrics bathed in gorgeously hazy sunshine, accented by wonderfully peppery aromas.

Don't forget...

Next week is your last chance to enter our exclusive giveaway to celebrate the launch of the collection. Make sure you follow us on twitter (@tara_sofia) and instagram (@tara_sofia) to enter.

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