When Anthony Hopkins announced he had developed a home fragrance brand two weeks back, it was pretty much the most unexpected olfactory-powered product launch, well, ever. But, as the 82-year-old Academy Award winner told us, the aptly named Anthony Hopkins AH Eau de Parfum and Home Fragrance Candle and Diffuser Collection is a culmination of years of inspiration, memories and various forms of art, fueled by a timely cause.
Has fragrance always been something you’ve been interested in?
Yes, fragrances and aromas have always played an important role in my life. For me, they are a form of meditation. Whether I’m acting, playing music or painting in my studio, fragrance creates a mood of peace and invokes a sense of gratitude.
Where did you get your inspiration for the collection?
All the fragrances and scents were inspired by my youth. Ever since I was a child, I remember enjoying the smell of the orange tree in my…