The Thompson Chicago has decor filled with leather and aubergine hues and now it has a scent to match. 12.29, the New York-based olfactory branding company that’s developed custom scents for clients such as Rodarte and The Quin Hotel, has developed a custom scent for the Chicago property.
Called “Velvet,” the scent comprises notes inspired by the look and feel of the swanky Gold Coast property. In addition to the components mentioned above, the spicy scent contains amber, smoky cedar wood, and fresh tobacco. We popped into the hotel last night to do a little sniff test, and found that the scent is noticeable but subtle, like a fragrance put out by aHotelChatter –