About Sue Phillips
In 2009, Sue Phillips created Scenterprises to share her passion and knowledge of scents and perfumes, while enhancing people’s lives through fragrances.
Sue Phillips is a globally-recognized expert on fragrances, perfumes, cosmetics, and personal care. From an early age, Sue has had a love affair with scents. Today, when she encounters a strange yet familiar fragrance, she is immediately transported back to her roots in South Africa.
Sue Phillips began her career at Elizabeth Arden, as training director conducting beauty training seminars. She was soon promoted into product development for color cosmetics–but fragrance marketing beckoned her, and she entered the world of Chloe, Lagerfeld & Burberrys brands in the world of marketing.
She was then hired by Lancôme, Paris, as Marketing Director, Fragrance for Magie Noire and Tresor. After four years, Sue was hired as Vice President of Fragrance Marketing for Tiffany & Company and developed the first iconic TIFFANY perfume for the 150th anniversary.
In addition to Tiffany, Sue has also launched perfumes and colognes for other major brands. She created “Tiffany,” “Tiffany for Men”, “Society” by Burberry, and “Burberry for Men” fragrances. She also developed fragrance brands for Avon, Diane Von Furstenberg, the original three eponymous Trish McEvoy fragrances and many other fragrance initiatives.
Sue Phillips – Motivational Speaker
SCENTERPRISES™ is a branding and marketing company, and is at the forefront of Custom Perfumery. Sue’s goal is to provide fragrance “experiences” for personal and home use and design custom ambient scenting to make a more Scent-Sational environment.
Speaker, Writer and Adjunct Professor
Sue Phillips is the Adjunct Professor of Fragrance at LIM College in NYC where she teaches “The Secret World of Scent” course and She also previously taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.), training a new generation of fragrance marketers and perfume designers.
Sue also serves as an an Expert Witness on fragrance industry matters , and she frequently writes articles on fragrance trends for industry publications and blogs. . Her articles include information on Environmental Scenting and Perfume Healing e.g.: Morocco and Sensory Delights, SENSORY, HEALING – the Correlation between Smell and Taste.
Sue is a member of ISES (International Special Events Society) CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women), and FGI (Fashion Group International). She is a frequent guest speaker at industry seminars and The National Arts Club, and she has appeared on ABC TV, CBC TV, HSN HSN and Fox Business TV .
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